Whats the rate of building muscle vs losing muscle?
Basically at what rate in a cut do you lose muscle vs add muscle in a bulk?
I know you can lose muscle fairly quickly and adding muscle takes time, but how much of a difference is it really?
Thread: Anabolic vs Catabolic
02-14-2010, 02:41 PM #1
02-14-2010, 02:46 PM #2
If you are trying to build muscle: Catabolic=bad & Anabolic=good
Its very easy to be in a catabolic state. Just don't eat too often and you'll be in a catabolic state. Catabolic meaning muscle deteriating (or break down). This state is very easy to be in. It is a lot harder to be in an anabolic state (muscle building) due to the challenge of eating so often and getting in quality food at that.*Former* Jeep Brah Crew
02-14-2010, 02:49 PM #3
That's why as bb'ers we employ strategies to reduce catabolism as best we can.My secret?
Acai and the Ab Circle Pro.
But srsly, PM me for any advice
02-14-2010, 02:56 PM #4
- Join Date: Jun 2008
- Location: Seattle, Washington, United States
- Age: 31
- Posts: 1,474
- Rep Power: 517
I read something the other day that I found interesting.
If you gain 1 inch on your arm size in 6 months by weight lifting, it should take 12 months with no exercise for you to lose that inch. Basically go back to your regular arm size with a regular diet and no exercise.
But then comes the question of what If I am a Pro who trained for 10 years, would it take 20 years for me to lose everything?There is no easy way out.
Intensity Builds Immensity
02-14-2010, 03:33 PM #5
02-14-2010, 06:09 PM #6
03-21-2010, 11:16 AM #7
03-21-2010, 12:02 PM #8
03-21-2010, 12:11 PM #9
06-07-2015, 06:47 PM #10
06-07-2015, 08:11 PM #11MAN Sports Rep
Disclaimer: The statement above reflects that of my own opinion and in no way that of MAN Sports. Our products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
BA in Nutrition Science
1500 pound club
By Amac8487 in forum Workout ProgramsReplies: 2Last Post: 03-21-2006, 09:46 PM
By robstas7 in forum Misc.Replies: 13Last Post: 02-10-2006, 10:21 AM
By E_Scapegoat in forum Teen BodybuildingReplies: 3Last Post: 10-06-2005, 04:18 PM
By thebutcher in forum Misc.Replies: 2Last Post: 03-02-2004, 05:33 PM
By bellymustgo in forum NutritionReplies: 2Last Post: 10-19-2002, 12:59 AM