Retain maximal muscle when dieting: 3 most important points

Maintaining muscle during fat loss is most important, because muscle mass correlates with metabolism. The more muscle you have, the faster your metabolic rate will be.Plus, you worked so hard to get it, now you’ll have to ensure to keep it. Dieting or eating in a caloric deficit can be somewhat stressful on the body, […]

How much fat should you eat when dieting

Does fat make you fat, are fats just necessary to make you fat for times of famine, and how important is testosterone when cutting? In order to lose weight, you need to be in a caloric deficit – eat less than what you burn. To maintain muscle, exercise performance, a fast metabolism, satiety, protein and […]

How much protein should you eat when dieting

Protein (amino acids) is the only macro-nutrient that can build and help retain muscle when losing fat. Yes, carbohydrates have a protein sparing effect, but if your protein intake isn’t sufficient, carbs won’t be able to spare your muscle during fat loss. And as carbs have to be reduced, due to calorie restriction during a […]

How much Carbohydrates should you be eating when dieting

Are carbs fattening, or does it actually speed up your metabolism? Carbs are very important when trying to lose weight. I have found that carbs provide superior satiety, compared to fats. Whereas when I eat too much protein at the expense of carbs, I completely lose my taste for protein, my energy feels low and […]

Calorie cycling: fat loss & lean bulking – here’s how to do it

Calorie cycling is to cycle between certain amounts of calories on different days, to amplify the effect of fat loss or lean bulk. It’s basically a form of “dieting” that is manipulated so that you can get the best fat loss or muscle growth, while preventing the pitfalls of regular dieting. Why do calorie cycling? […]

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