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When calculating the daily protein needs for marathon

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when calculating the daily protein needs for marathon runners or competitive weightlifters,how many grams of protein per kilogram of body weight should you allow for?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  RK replied 7 years ago.
The protein requirement for long distance runner is 0.8 – 1.7g per kg of body weight per day.
For weightlifters- 1.5 to 2.0 g /kg body weight per day.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I just found this question online ,it's basically the same as I asked,But it has a multi.choice answere,they are(1)0.8 to 1.0 (2)1.0 to 1.2 (3)1.2 to 1.4 (4)1.4 to 1.7 so what is the correct answere?
Expert:  RK replied 7 years ago.
The closest one is choice 4.
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
ok. thanks
Expert:  RK replied 7 years ago.
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