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Of course it can be done by women. The only thing that is a bit more difficult is progression on OHP and bench; for those lifts I would recommend microplates (you can find more info on them here). This will allow you to add just 2.5 lbs per session instead of 5 lbs... SS and also SL are very suitable for women. As a matter of fact a trained women will in ...


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Yes, whey protein can knock you out of ketosis. It has had that effect on me several times. To those who say, no carbs, thus no effect, you're only looking at half the story. Carbs effect ketosis by affecting insulin. Ketosis is governed by the insulin/glucagon ratio (I/G ratio) (1). Whey has no carbs, has but it IS insulinogenic (e.g., ref (2)) ...


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If anything, I'd definitely avoid cardio in your case. Here's a study (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7380688) where people, who exercised after their glycogen reserves were already wiped out, burned away 13.7 grams of proteins per hour of exercise (that was measured through sweat alone), which is an equivalent of a little below 70 grams of muscle mass. ...


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I think you could better just keep on lifting. As said above you won't hit the same numbers, but there is always a technical flaw you could try to work on. You could also use the time you are now not lifting to learn new movements. I can't tell how experienced you are but you could try other types of squats as example: goblet squat front squat box squats ...


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Give your body a break. Increase your calories for a week or two, then reduce them about ten to 20 percent a day. Your body will get out of starvation mode and you will slowly start losing again. Worst thing to do is panic when the weight goes up and return to your body punishing routine.



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