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Preserve muscles while fasting

The idea was to eat enough protein ( 1.5 x body weight in Kg), keep working out, and have calorie in < calorie out. With the above understanding, you're on the right track. Since you're allowed ...
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What are the benefits to eating immediately after exercising?

What your friend is referring to is commonly called the "Golden hour" or the "Golden Window". It is also dependent on the type of exercise that you are doing. Many studies have shown that for ...
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What are the benefits to eating immediately after exercising?

The premise for this notion is based upon glycogen depletion. Replenishing glycogen allows the body to recover better and start working on muscle repair, however, You would need to work out for a few ...
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Effects of not eating all my macros?

Since you're on a cutting diet, I think that 3050 is a bit too high and seems more like a maintenance diet. One of my issues with some of those equations online is the activity multiplier is too high ...
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Apples for breakfast

Apples are a perfectly healthy choice as they contain carbs but also plenty of vitamins.
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EATING DISORDER ALERT: Should I keep cutting or increase calories and allow more food freedom as a maintenance goal?

You say you have another 300 grams you want to lose. How would you even measure that? Weight fluctuates by time of day, bowel contents, levels of hydration etc. I think you are looking at it too ...
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Can you gain size without correct eating plans/schedules?

Yes There's progress and optimal progress. You may get faster results if you follow a strict, regimented schedule of eating vs training. There may be an ideal time to eat which will maximize muscle ...
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Coping with a Lack of Access to Healthy Food & Lifestyle Changes

As JJ says, you need to have the kitchen clean to be able to cook/prepare healthy food, even if it's only once or twice a week. On the bright side, it can easily be accomplished to spend as little ...
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Effects of not eating all my macros?

Too little protein and you won't be building muscle/getting stronger (and if you're seriously deficient it can lead to worse health problems). Too little fat could throw off your sleep/mood, ...
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Undereating not hungry

Losing/gaining weight often has to do with battling hunger. Overweight people who want to lose weight, will have to refrain from eating when they ARE hungry. Underweight people who want to gain ...
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