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Eggs, by their nature, have a substantial amount of good protein in them, 6 grams in a large egg, along with the cholesterol and calories needed to sustain exercise. In the 1890s, it was believed that cooking the egg removed some of the nutritional values and this tradition was carried on through the worlds of bodybuilding and boxing as word-of-mouth "truth"....


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The boxing world - especially in the era where the "Rocky" movies were made - is notoriously bad at developing new methods for nutrition and exercise based on research and findings. The whole "drink raw eggs, run 5 miles every morning and beat this frozen pig"-method isn't really something you should strive for today.


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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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The problem here is what you are defining your "maintenance" as. I assume you've found a magic maintenance calculator, plugged in your details and got a number? In that case you want to add calories burned through training on top of that. What you need to worry about is total calories burned in your day. If you go above that you gain weight, if you go ...


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Short answer: you have to consider the actual calories (the remaining amount after burning calories off). Example: Let's say I ate 2800kcal, burned 500kcal off and I need calculated 3100kcal to gain weight. On this day I won't gain muscle theoretically, because 800kcal are missing for that goal. But one day does not matter. Always talke your weekly ...


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I do a full-body, two-hour workout twice a week. I progress at a normal rate. With that said, I can lose about two to three pounds of fat a month (roughly 240 to 360 calories loss a day). It's not much, I know, but it's better than nothing. All you need is 1 gram of protein per lean body weight, and just enough carbs for workout days to get you through. ...


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Yeah I was wondering the same thing a few years back. But let's just reason this out here. So, in order to build something, anything, you need something to build it with. That's obvious right? You can't build a brick wall without bricks or a staircase without stairs. Now, let's say you order 1,000 bricks and you want to build a wall with 900 bricks. Assume, ...


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Id say up to 50k the first half is a jog, second half is a run and last quarter is hard running. This matches my favorite race strategy that tends to work so this is most likely biased. Its interestimg to see what happens for a run of +6 hours when the half way mark is much longer than a normal long training run.


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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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I would not count it towards calories until it's converted from muscle mass to available energy, because you still want your target daily calorie intake while these grams are being added on to the muscle mass. The nutrition label, per my research, will count the protein as calories, so you'll get a discrepancy. Granted it's not a huge difference unless you'...


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This is very much an individual question, as everyone has different requirements and reacts in different ways to fluid and food intake when running. It's just very much trial and error to find what works for you. However, what you can do is start tracking your runs, time of day, how you feel, what you ate, things like that. Over time, you will get data such ...


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If you have been eating 200kcal a day for any significant amount of time, you should contact a physician on a proper advice on how to start to recover. Not only this is not enough energy to sustain basic body functions like body temperature or heart beat but also such amount of food keeps you deprived from all basic essential fatty and amino acids, vitamins ...


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An eating disorder is going to require professional help, because there are underlying causes that aren't just going to be fixed by nutrition and exercise. You may not even know them yourself. Don't be averse to getting psychological help. When we're ill, we go to the doctor, right? And you don't blame yourself for getting a flu or inflammation. Neither ...



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