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Best advice I have for a diet beginner is to keep it separate (& simple). Though nutrition and exercise go hand-in-hand, I advise my clients starting out on a new diet plan, to keep it separate from their workout goals. It’s been established that losing fat is math; you MUST be in a caloric deficit to lose fat. Because of this, diet and exercise are ...


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Depends on what you want. Various studies have shown that you can gain muscle while losing fat but a slower rate. Deficit calories build 20% less muscle mass than surpluss calories but there are other caviats. If you are already skinny, going into a deficit will turn you into a skinny shredded pole, think Bruce lee. Being skinny might be considered ...


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There's a couple scenarios behind this.. I think the first 3 are the most likely..: Hypertrophy(muscle gain) does not equal strength. In fact, it's possible to lose muscle while gaining strength, and gaining muscle while losing strength. It all depends on your workout, how many reps are you doing and what is your workout like? Adaptation. If you do the ...


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The literature consistently reports values of around 1.5-1.6 grams of protein per kilogram of body mass per day (g/kg/d) as being optimal for endurance, strength, and power athletes—with up to 2.0 g/kg/d being recommended for ultra-endurance and multi-sport athletes, or athletes in significant energy deficit. The latter figure is appropriate when training ...


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