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Use some calculator to calculate your macros, a simple one like this There are three major macronutrients, or macros for short : Protein, Carbohydrates and fats. Using the macro calculator you can calculate how much of each do you need daily. Fill those needs, and you will lose weight, if that is what you want. Use a site like myfitnesspal to track your ...


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There's some context from a comment of yours that's missing from this post: I don't count calories. I simply try to follow a lifelong habit of no fast carbs or refined wheat, no sugar, no alcohol, lots of fruits and some vegetables, olive oil, fish and lean meat and I try to include some extra protein in all meals (a couple of extra egg whites and ham ...


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It shouldn't take as long as the first time getting into it. The benefit you have now is that muscle memory is there. In essence, your muscles have adapted and can now "remember" the movement to perform the exercises you once performed. So when you go back to it, that whole element of learning the movement is gone. This will hasten your results. However, ...


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For starters, I don't know how tall you are but if you're 160lbs you probably could stand to have a lot more muscle packed on before you start worrying about being shredded. It's terrific that you're tracking your food. You need to use a site like dailyburn.com or myfitnesspal.com to track the nutrients you're consuming. If you eat a lot of the same things ...


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Let me preface this by saying that what I’m about to share is somewhat opinion based (on experience) and laced with anecdotal evidence. I've watched this post and initially hesitated in jumping in with an answer. I think there may be some general misconceptions running through this thread. I've actually lived the bodybuilding lifestyle as a competitor, ...


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Bulking and cutting is a staple of the body building community, and on forums primarily devoted to aesthetics you'll find a lot of information supporting them. Although less commonly talked about, the cycles of bulking and cutting fit quite nicely with anabolic steroid use. With something like deca/tren, a 12 week cycle is normally used, and you'll notice ...


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What you are referring to is called the body fat percentage. There are numerous ways to track it with varying degrees of accuracy. Skinfold calipers where you measure the skinfold of different points on your body (calves, quad, stomach, etc.), take those numbers and use them to generate an estimated BF%. The navy body fat calculator which does a rough ...



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