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When you lift weights you get stronger and your muscles can get bigger, a process we call hypertrophy, and these changes can mean a big advantage in certain sports. We all ‘know’ that we need to consume supplemental protein when we lift weights to get bigger muscles, right? But what’s the real (science-based) answer? A meta-analysis is a way of looking at all of the studies that have been done in a particular area of science. In our study,1 we performed …
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