View Full Version : Keto diet after bulking phase?

12-28-2008, 06:54 PM
some people have told me that a maintenance diet before cutting after a bulk is a good idea. would a keto deit be a good choice as a maintenance diet for a while before cutting, or would this be a good maintenance and cutting diet at the same time?

12-28-2008, 08:59 PM
I think people mean that going straight from a bulk into a cut could be brutal to your body so a maintenance phase before cutting would help to consolidate your gains and allow your body time to adjust to keeping all the extra muscle.

I reckon a keto diet would be excellent straight after a bulk. During ketosis your body shifts to using fatty acids for fuel which in turn spares protein. Most ppl on ketosis report losing fat AND gaining a bit of muscle and strength which is fantastic. Even if you ate at maintenance and did keto you would lose a few kilos of water weight in the first 2 weeks which would give you heaps more definition.