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Protein alone won't make you fat. Eating in a caloric surplus makes you fat. Calories are a combination of protein, fat, and carbs (and alcohol but hopefully that's not part of your regular diet). So what's happened to your friends is they stopped going to the gym. So their energy expenditure went down as a result meaning the amount of daily calories they ...


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Provided that your fat mass is lost through sustainable means—an adequate diet, hydration, and low-intensity activity—or provided that you have refueled and rehydrated after a restrictive diet and/or high-intensity training regimen, the equation you have derived is correctly balanced. So your formula is entirely correct, provided that you can fairly assume ...


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Muscle loss cannot be inferred purely through changes in body fat percentage. The reason being that muscle is only one component of fat free mass. Experienced natural bodybuilding competitor and coach Alberto Nunez has talked about a sort of rule of thumb for weight loss which boils down to 20% of all long term weight loss being water. With this in mind, ...


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