The human body is capable of digesting large quantities of protein, but not all of it is used to synthesize muscle. Following a meal, protein digestion starts in the stomach by pepsin in the presence [...]
In its most recent position stand on protein, the International Society of Sports Nutrition, or ISSN, wrote that exercising individuals need approximately 1.4 to 2.0 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight per day (1).
Working out can be a tricky balancing act when it comes to how it affects your immune system. The sweet spot for a beneficial effect on immunity is with moderate exercise followed by adequate recovery periods in between workouts.