Originally Posted by Bahir
It's saying that beyond the first 20 grams that are absorbed by the muscle (i.e. for the muscle to use to repair and grow), the rest is oxidized and used as energy. That in turn leads to the question if you will want to use more than 20 grams of protein, since that energy could just as well come from a quicker and cheaper source, such as glucose.
since the body can use upto 28g resting 20g doesnt add up since there would be the amount would go up to include ammino acid to repair the damaged muscle