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Protein Calculator for Bodybuilding

Bodybuilding Protein Calculator

Protein Needs Calculator

How much protein do you need a day for your bodybuilding and fitness goals? Use this free protein calculator to make positive your body is getting what it needs so that you are accomplishing your personal goals, such as gaining muscle, dieting to lose weight, or just maintaining.

Protein is the most important nutrient for bodybuilding, fitness and health. Good sources of protein include eggs, milk, fish, beef, chicken, tofu, beans, nuts and seeds, etc. You can also use supplements such as Nitrobol Amino Acids and Bio-Engineered Protein to add extra protein to your diet.

Protein Calculator

  Your lifestyle or training goal:

  Your body weight (in Pounds): lbs.  


  Your optimum daily protein range is between & grams.

Lifestyle/Training Goal Daily Protein Needs Lifestyle/Training Goal Daily Protein Needs
Stressed 0.45 - 0.7g/lb bodyweight   Endurance 0.7 - 0.9g/lb bodyweight
Trauma Recovery 0.9 - 1.4g/lb bodyweight   Power & Speed 0.9 - 1.1g/lb bodyweight
Dieting 0.35 - 1.0g/lb bodyweight   Strength & Bodybuilding 1.0 - 1.6g/lb bodyweight

Sources: 1) Lemon PWR.:Protein and Amino Acid Requirements of the Strength Athlete.;Int J Sport Nutr , 1991;1;127-145  2) Tarnoplosky et al: Evaluation of Protein Metabolism Requirements for Trained Strength Atheletes.; J Appl Physiol , 1992:73(5):1986-1995  3) Teasley-Strausberg KM.: (Ed.) Nutritional Support Handbook; Cincinnati: Harvey Whitney Books, 1992

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