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Protein Intake for Goalies: Why, When and How Much

by | Oct 20, 2022

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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I love tacos. If you ever go to Cleveland, there is a restaurant called Bario where you can make your own $1 tacos and every time we played the Monsters I would spend my entire per diem there. Long story short, here is an awesome Coconut Cod Taco recipe!

The information provided in this plan is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or
treatment for specific medical conditions. None of my services shall be used to diagnose or treat any health problem or disease. I
cannot and do not provide medical advice. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your
physician before altering your diet. The information and recipes provided in this plan should not be used in place of a consultation
with your physician or other health care provider. I do not recommend the self-management of health problems. Should you have any healthcare-related questions, please consult your physician or other health care provider promptly. You should never disregard
medical advice or delay in seeking it because of the information provided in this plan.

For more recipes, training information and to learn about working with Jamie please visit Phillips Sports Performance. He can also be reached via DM on his Instagram page @phillipssportsperformance

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