How To Get Enough Protein (For Women)

How much Protein do Women need?

Are you confused about your macros? I get questions everyday from Women all over the world wondering how they can get their macros right for creating that lean body, especially when it comes to protein!

Getting enough Protein in the day can be challenging

Protein seems to be the hardest of the macronutrients to get enough of each day. Today I’ve laid out a whole day’s worth of eating (This will also show you what I typically eat in a day to stay lean 365). You’ll see how simple it can be to hit your macros when you lay out a whole days worth of eating at once and plan ahead for success.

Meal prepping is key, but making your meals delicious and flavorful is also very necessary for your long term success. Keep in mind this is not intended to be a short term diet, it’s the way we eat all year around.

Try the rest of my delicious meal ideas in my full fitness program and nutrition guide: Live Lean Formula for Women

We also have tons of recipe inspiration on our daily Vlogs, and inside Team Live Lean.

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Breakfast of 4oz Chicken Breast, 2 Whole Eggs, ½ cup Sauerkraut gives us 42 grams of protein to start the day

How To Get Enough Protein (For Women)

Post-Workout Shake made with 1 scoop Whey Protein gives us 25g Protein

How To Get Enough Protein (For Women)

Big Leafy Greens Salad with 6oz Tuna Fish and about ¼ cup of Almonds gives us
42grams of Protein

How To Get Enough Protein (For Women)

And for dinner we have about 6oz ground turkey in Endive boats with Salsa for another
46 grams of Protein

How To Get Enough Protein (For Women)

Our daily total of protein is about 153-155 grams of Protein which is plenty for most
Women looking to Live Lean.

How To Get Enough Protein (For Women).

Keep in mind that you should calculate your protein needs based on your goal body weight. Approximately 1 gram of protein per pound of your goal weight is a decent amount to aim for daily. If you want to gain more muscle you can use up to 1.5x your bodyweight in grams.

Let me know in the comments if you would like to see a video about how many carbs or fats to eat in a day

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