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    Martin definitely said later on that it's quite a...

    Martin definitely said later on that it's quite a bit higher than his 35-50 cal recommendation. He set it artificially low knowing full well that people would take 30-50 calories and turn that into...
  • I did IF for a couple of years. The big benefit...

    I did IF for a couple of years. The big benefit for me was it kept me stuffed in the evenings (due to having a lot of calories left at dinner for a big meal). That used to be my Achilles heel - more...
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    Weighing meat cooked is fine, as long as you use...

    Weighing meat cooked is fine, as long as you use the calorie/macro estimate for the cooked version (using the appropriate cooking method). Raw is simple if you are cooking individual portions, but...
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    The purpose of weights in a deficit are to...

    The purpose of weights in a deficit are to preserve muscle mass. Anything else is gravy. If you are a noob, strength gains are likely, but they also won't go on forever. As long as the weight on...
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    Interesting but not surprising. Considering that...

    Interesting but not surprising. Considering that successful fat loss (and keeping it off after) is a total lifestyle change, and one that most people are unwilling to make it does not surprise me...
  • You get out of it what you put into it. And if...

    You get out of it what you put into it.
    And if your attitude going in is that you will fail, you will. Period. The game changer for me was replacing those negative "I'll never lose weight"...
  • I construct my diet so I don't feel that way

    I construct my diet so I don't feel that way
  • I'm in the "not usually hungry during a cut"...

    I'm in the "not usually hungry during a cut" camp. A moderate deficit helps. Experimenting with different meal sizes can make a difference (personally small breakfast and lunch, larger dinner works...
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    I don't count anymore. I used to do it, I used...

    I don't count anymore. I used to do it, I used to share a lot of the same opinions about "needing to count" that some folks on this thread do. I've had good success without counting since.

    A tip...
  • ^^This...

    ^^This...
  • The reason to cut back on your training volume in...

    The reason to cut back on your training volume in a cut is due to impaired recovery while in a deficit. It is going to affect folks differently, based on their diet, training program, individual...
  • "Happy Scale" is a great iPhone app for trending...

    "Happy Scale" is a great iPhone app for trending daily weight measurements. Just plug the number in and it will figure out the trends for you. Not sure if it is on Android or not.
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    C-Bolic used to have the Forslean logo on it a...

    C-Bolic used to have the Forslean logo on it a few years back, and more recently it no longer does.

    I've used both, and AS F-95 as well. Never noticed a difference between any of them.
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    Inline - but don't look for any magic in IF. ...

    Inline - but don't look for any magic in IF. It's an eating pattern that helps some people with dietary compliance. Others hate it. There is no advantage to it beyond that. It's total calories...
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    Regarding heart health, I think some folks...

    Regarding heart health, I think some folks underestimate how much cardiovascular work heavy lifting takes. After a 3x5 set of heavy deadlifts my heart rate is up like I've just done HIIT.

    As...
  • Then do resistance training at home. Get a chin...

    Then do resistance training at home. Get a chin up bar, some cheap dumbbells if you can. If not, do body weight stuff.
  • The author Alan is a well know, well respected...

    The author Alan is a well know, well respected expert in the nutritional space (and is also contributing to this thread).
  • Strength increases do not necessarily equal...

    Strength increases do not necessarily equal muscle gain especially in beginners. A lot of early strength gain is neurological adaptions, which can and do happen in cut for a lot of folks.
  • Also, Atkins, paleo and other fad diets work by...

    Also, Atkins, paleo and other fad diets work by providing controls to remove calories from the diet. When you remove carbs for example, you remove a bunch of foods that people typically overeat on. ...
  • Alan Aragon discussed this in detail a few years...

    Alan Aragon discussed this in detail a few years ago.

    http://www.alanaragonblog.com/2010/01/29/the-bitter-truth-about-fructose-alarmism/...
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