Hey guys, new member here. I tried the search but didn't get quite the answer I was looking for.
I'm 5'10, 22 years old today, 245 pounds. I already have quite a lot of muscle, but also far too much fat. What is the best supplement for turning fat into muscle? I plan on using free weights and my elliptical trainer that's collecting dust. I also live in Canada so I need something available here, I'm not sure what the deal is regarding supplements and what's legal between Canada and the united states.
I also have changed up my diet, no fast food, and I only drink maybe a can of soda or juice a month, also not a fan of sugar so I don't really eat much junk food.
If I missed any info you'd need please let me know. Im very new to this so any help is appreciated. Thanks guys.
03-08-2012, 03:50 PM #1
Best supplement to turn fat into muscle?
03-08-2012, 03:55 PM #2
you can't turn fat into muscle. You really need to do some basic research before you even think about wasting money on any sups.
Get a good diet and routine going, get some newbie gains, then when you stall out on those start researching sups.Training Journal:
03-08-2012, 03:57 PM #3
03-08-2012, 03:57 PM #4
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yea idk who told you that you can transform fat into muscle but its not possible..
id stay start fresh doing some HIIT Cardio... and get a good training schedule going.. also a good diet thats under maintenence
you will drop the fat quick i went from 216 to 185 fast doing what i just told you to do... i only added in multi vitamins fish oil and then a non stim fat burnin about 2 months afterMy Current Stack
- Gold Feast
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-Orange Triad Multi
- Craze (2 Times a week)
03-08-2012, 04:02 PM #5
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03-08-2012, 04:12 PM #8
Sorry I worded that completely wrong. I meant burn fat and gain muscle, I know you can't just turn fat into muscle, just completely wrong wording.
I'm guessing I should use a pre work out 'energizer' so I can do a decent work out. I'm not looking to be huge like some of you guys, just more tone and basically not a fatso.
What about just a good fat burner? I can live with how strong I am now just need to get rid of the flab.
03-08-2012, 04:19 PM #9
Pulled a new guy out of red. Feelsgoodman.jpg Enjoy your new green.
What you need to do is get a solid diet going together. Look in the nutrition/lose fat section and calculate what you need to eat with the stickies at the top of those forums. Then join a site such as myfitnesspal.com (you can see their layouts in my log in my signature, simple ****) to track your nutrition. If you are really flabby then just changing your diet will help you drop a good amount of fat. In order to get the last 10-20% you'll have to work hard on an elliptical, etc. I would ignore fat burning supplements and other things like that. Get a good pre-workout to get you in the zone, keep on your nutrition and work hard in the gym. Do compound lifts with PROPER form and go swimming/elliptical, etc.
Choose something that is easy on your joints at a heavier weight.Respect Demands itself, it cannot be given, nor withheld when it is due.
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03-08-2012, 04:24 PM #10
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