Protein Intake for Goalies: Why, When and How Much
InGoal is pleased to welcome Jamie Phillips, as he shares his knowledge in nutrition and training with InGoal Members. Also look for him on the InGoal Radio Podcast where he joined us for a feature interview.
Jamie is a former professional goaltender who played in Europe, the ECHL and AHL after an NCAA career at Michigan Tech where he now serves as goaltending coach. He has completed both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Kinesiology and is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Phillips began Phillips Sports Performance with one goal in mind, to help athletes perform at their best each and every day through scientifically backed programming in both nutrition and off ice training. He can be reached via DM on his Instagram page @phillipssportsperformance
For athletes, protein is arguably the most essential macronutrient in your diet.
Proteins serve countless functions in the body, from building muscle to improving immune health. Since this isn’t a textbook, let’s discuss why protein is so crucial for athletes.
They are responsible for building muscle, improving immune health, making enzymes and hormones, building tissues, cartilage, skin and blood to name a few.
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