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Old 09-05-2011, 09:09 PM   #4 (permalink)
handcycle2005
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Vito, at four miles a day, you're not at risk for depleting glycogen unless you really restrict your carbs.

That 4:1 ratio was likely determined for high mileage athletes. Plus their high calorie intake overall will provide more than enough protein.

On 3000-4000 calories a day, even 25% protein will mean 187-250 grams which is higher than typical for endurance athletes.
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