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Will I maintain my sets x reps? If you achieve AxB sets x reps on an exercise and keep at the same reps and weight but do it every week you will get good at doing that exercise. It will become easier and your body will adapt. You won't gain any significant muscle but you will most likely maintain your current physique (based on your regime). How can I ...


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some articles say that I should take more carbs because my body is starving, but they are also calculating with more excercise, if I'd stick with 100-140 gramms, I'd literally eat the same meals like before I started Not sure what you're confused about here. What they mean is, when you initially start a diet, don't all of a sudden cut out all carbs because ...


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There is absolutely no calculator or formula that can give you a 100% accurate figure of your actual RMR. It depends on way too many factors and some of these factors aren't even understood. People have varying metabolisms, muscle mass, BMI, activity levels, environmental stress factors, external stress factors, recovery rates, genetic conditions...hence why ...


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G_H covered more or less everything regarding this topic but there is something else that's pretty crucial that most people are completely uneducated about. First, it's important to understand that fat isn't simply just a storage tank for excess calories or "potential energy." Fat is actually an endocrine organ, like a thyroid or adrenal gland, for example. ...


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First let's look at what your acquaintance actually does to the diet itself. Suppose that his normal TDEE is 2500 kcal. That means, at his regular activity level given his job and physique, training not considered, he'd need about 2500 kcal per day to supply his body with the energy it needs. Eating that, there would be neither weight gain from excess ...


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As JJosaur pointed out, this meal is around 520 calories. However, this number is utterly useless unless we know more about you. What do you weigh, do you exercise? if so, what do you do? how often? how old are you, how much sleep do you get? you get the point. Although he mentions that you should eat protein, which you definitely should if your goal is ...


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edit: Now we are getting somewhere! Lets break it down (credit: myfitnesspal/reddit) before I show you your meal, I added your targets at the bottom of the breakdown. I used the information provided, slammed it into iifym.com which is pretty well established as a good way to inform dieting and I got the following macro breakdown: I chose the options I ...


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your weight is only a matter of calories (as shown by medical research and basic thermodynamics). the amount of fat, carbs, sugar and protein are irrelevant. every 3000 calories is approximately 1 lb. the average person burns 10 * weight (in lbs). at 121 lbs (55kg) you would burn 1210 Calories per day just sitting there. any exercise will detract from that. ...


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Your diet is like 85% carbs. I mean yeah you can gain weight like that, but it's just fat and bloat. From your diet, I take it that you're indian. Indian cuisine(it's a big country, I know) is generally terrible for your health since it's carb-based either on rice or some kind of bread(like chapati, as you eat quite a bit of). Your protein intake is slim to ...


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Let's break it down. Credit:myfitnesspal & reddit This is bad for a whole host of reasons: Micronutrients? One serving of salad and veg is not enough. You need to have more variety or get a multivitamin in there. This WILL NOT address your low mineral intake though. Macronutrients? Broken down your carb/protein/fat ratio is 1/0.18/0.12 which is ...


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Well, BMI is based on weight and height. and since you can't really increase height, you need to gain weight as you say. You also say in a "healthy" way, I'm going to assume this means max muscle gain with minimal to no fat increase. Depending on your fitness history, this will determine how "quick" the weight gain is. For example, if you haven't weight ...


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Great question! I'm gonna reference my answers based on "Cribb, Paul J, Hayes, Alan, "Effects of Supplement-Timing and Resistance Exercise on Skeletal Muscle Hypertrophy." Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 38(11). Pp. 1918-1925. ISSN 0195-9131, 1530-0315." and "Tipton, et al, "Timing of amino-acid carbohydrate ingestion alters anabolic response of ...


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Replace white rice by brown rice or whole grain pasta. This contains a lot more minerals like e.g. magnesium that you need to burn energy. As pointed out here:: Magnesium is an essential element in biological systems. Magnesium occurs typically as the Mg2+ ion. It is an essential mineral nutrient (i.e., element) for life1[2][3] and is present in every ...


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If you are eating in a caloric deficit you will lose weight.period Given your stats, there is definite reason to assume you will lose weight on 1800 calories certainly if you are eating less whether it's all carbs or all fats, it makes no difference(obviously for other reasons you want to get proper amounts of macronutrients) Are you truly eating that amount?...



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