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Muscle does not build faster than fat burns. It sounds like your main issue is not that you are not burning fat or gaining muscle, but instead you're not actually measuring those things. Your body is not entirely muscle OR fat. In turn, when you weigh yourself you are not only measuring those two factors. You're measuring fat mass and lean body mass ...


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Calorie counting is an odd beast, in that it can be very hard to get an exact amount of calories eaten. Your best bet is to track your calories (Even down to weighing food at the beginning), activity and weight on a daily basis. For the weight, weigh yourselves at the same time and same situation each day (For example, I weigh myself in the morning after I ...


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Your protein needs, and basically everything you eat, should fit into your dietary goals. Those goals generally revolve around your total daily calories and your macro nutrient percentages (aka: macros). Start with one of the many calculators available on the Internet. For a couple of weeks, religiously track everything you eat, using one of the typical ...


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Bodybuilders tend to interleave periods of 'ripping' with periods of 'bulking'. If you want to gain muscle fast, you will need to eat big time and will have to accept also 'gaining' a bit of fat and you will need to do mostly anaerobic exercises and skip cardio. If you want to loose fat quickly, you will have to undereat a bit and work out with lower weights ...


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There's no reason you can't start out with dumbbells (or kettlebells) for the Stronglifts 5x5 program, at least to start somewhere with the equipment you have available to you. Mehdi suggests it for women, but the modifications could work if you have big enough dumbbells: http://stronglifts.com/5x5/#Does_StrongLifts_52155_work_for_women. I started this way, ...


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cant yet comment but if you train for strength purposes you shouldn't train until failure, this zaps your CNS and that will take about 5x times longer than your musculature to bounce back. basically 1-3 is for strength and produces more muscle activation 4-7 is combined strength and muscle building 8-12 is for building muscle (I believe making more muscle ...


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My low carbs diet is based on two rules: Less than 20gr per day of carbs / sugar. One day off to eat fruit and dinner pizza / thai / burger, etc. I am 31 y.o. and a Software Engineer and doing sport for 3 days a week I loose aprox 1kg, per week.



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