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If one choose to do hypertrophy program, is it foolishness to follow a caloric deficit diet? What's likely to happen? Thoughts?
My goal is not weight loss. My goal is fat loss, measure by reduced waist size.You would still need to be in calorie deficit to lose weight - timing is the issue I was raising
My current diet is no-grain, no-sugar, no-diary, no-fruit with very possibly caloric deficit. Being in deficit, is a pretty good guesstimate. I keep regular food logs.First of all, how are you restricting your calories? Are you a low-carber in ketosis? Vegan? A regular Joe trying to cut down fast food?
A few months back, 6 my bod pod test showed that I have 23% body fat. I have another scheduled this Saturday, and it will reveal my progress in terms of fat loss. I will post it in this thread.It is is also different to lose fat from 30% to 20% than from 12% to 8%.
No I haven't been training for hypertrophy. Its mainly strength. swings (couple of times a week). presses (three times a week). TGUs (two times a week). This is what I have been doing last few months. More details is in my training log. I have been training for just over two years now. Mostly sedentary life before that.Lastly...How long have you been training, and how focused have you been on hypertrophy?
I wasn't clear. The above should shed more light into my background.I didn't understand the goal.
Thanks, i will save this advice.You could start out with a full blown hypertropic routine and then catch it on the bounce - as you begin to burn out either increase calories or decrease intensity and replace it with volume - the former for more lean size, the latter for more weight loss.
As for training, I am investigating. Total Tension Complex caught my interest.
Sure, I would do this, if I have to. I will make a decision to go hypertrophy (and eating to match it) or not after the body fat test result, this weekend.I'd reckon you'd do well just eating to the messages you get from your body rather than not and just eat if you are hungry and a hungry you will be. Your metabolism will go on fire, you'll need to feed the beast.
Yes.Yeah. I still should be able to stay paleo and no grains, and eat a lot, correct? If I can, that's the route I will go.
In a paleo diet, grains are authorized.Yeah. I still should be able to stay paleo and no grains, and eat a lot, correct?