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The substrate of energy that your body utilizes during exercise essentially has zero impact on your body’s overall fat stores. This is because any fat that is utilized for the purpose of providing energy will later be replenished the next time you eat - unless you are in a calorie deficit. The reason that your body uses different energy sources in the first ...


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No you don't. It won't affect body composition in any serious fashion.


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None of this is necessary. Plenty of people just "eat food, a lot of it, mostly protein" (to repurpose Michael Pollan) and find that plenty to fuel a heavy lifting regimen or strength & conditioning program. As long as you're roughly cognizant enough of all three macros such that you don't become tremendously unbalanced, you don't have to track ...


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A few high-impact tips that have worked well for me over the years: Track what you eat religiously with an app. I’m currently using Chronometer. MyFitnessPal is another popular choice; there are many. It’s not so important that you stick to any arbitrary set of goals or adhere every day. Just track it. Lose fat (not necessarily weight) slowly. Think in ...


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When it comes to weight loss the main thing is to be in a slight caloric deficit. Generally speaking: Sugar is empty calories and should be avoided. Fat contains a lot of calories (9 kcal/gram) so should be kept fairly low. Carbs and protein contains the same amount of calories (4 kcal/gram). However protein increase feelings of fullness. Therefore ...


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