I'm pretty sure the answer is no but i thought i would double check.
1750 cal limit per day
Very High protein amount
Lift Heavy/Low Reps
03-02-2014, 03:57 AM #1
03-02-2014, 05:08 AM #2
I'm not tracking macros religiously though and to be fair most of the time i end up eating below maintenance because I'm busy and not because I'm dieting.
03-02-2014, 05:10 AM #3
03-02-2014, 06:11 AM #4
03-02-2014, 07:23 AM #5
But in probably 99% of the cases people are mistaking muscle growth for intravascular increases (more glycogen/water in muscle), some degree of recovery from muscle atrophy and general muscle adaptions to new stress along with more definition as tara said, all of these can either increase muscle size (without an actual increase is mass) or give the appearance of doing so.
Most people tend to forget it takes a high amount of energy to create new muscle tissue (around twice of the energy it actually contains (unless there has been some new research on that since stuff is constantly changing) and when you are in a deficit it's highly unlikely the body will spend all that energy required.My story going from obese to fit while battling daily chronic headaches:
Summer shred 2015. -final updated posted Sept. 19.
03-02-2014, 09:42 AM #6
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