How Much Protein Should You Eat Daily?
A good goal for most active people is to eat 20 to 30 grams of protein at each meal, and you might add a couple of smaller protein-rich snacks in between. So what does a healthy serving of protein look like? For cooked meat, it would be a piece about the size of a deck of cards (about 3 oz.). Use the suggestions above as a visual guide for other recommended portions.
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Compression garments were originally recommended by clinicians to promote healing and pain relief. Today, snug-fitting support sleeves, shirts, shorts, stockings, and socks worn before, during, or after physical activity have become increasingly popular. Manufacturers claim that such garments improve body mechanics and hasten the clearance of lactate from muscles, thus leading to more strength, power, and endurance; less soreness; and improved recovery.
Do they work? The answer is no — and yes.