Here’s a quick checklist to help you figure out how much protein you need per day.
Sedentary adults 0.4-0.5 grams per pound
Endurance athletes undertaking moderate to heavy training 0.6-0.8 grams per pound
Strength athletes undertaking heavy training program 0.6-0.9 grams per pound
Endurance athletes undertaking extreme training programs or competition/All adolescent athletes 1.0 gram per pound
Weight (lb) × Protein requirement above (grams/lb)
= grams of protein per day