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  • You can still get CNS adaptions in a deficit, and...

    You can still get CNS adaptions in a deficit, and strength loss usually doesn't occur until 4-8weeks depending on individual response, calorie deficit, carb intake, refeeds etc. Some people never...
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    Hypothyroidism in itself only makes a minor...

    Hypothyroidism in itself only makes a minor impact on your metabolism (0-400kcal) and appetite adjusts itself to it's new "maintenance", but the side-effects of hypo can make a significant impact on...
  • Don't know what page Alan had, but...

    Don't know what page Alan had, but http://www.precisionnutrition.com/balanced-diet-isnt-enough is one
    Based on : https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2129155/

    According to that,...
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    Talk to your doctor and see if there are any...

    Talk to your doctor and see if there are any other types or brands of medication you can take if you experience abnormal hunger issues.

    Beyond that, it's just about being in a calorie deficit and...
  • Unless you are highly active, then eating below...

    Unless you are highly active, then eating below RMR is perfectly fine and usually required for people who are mostly sedentary/lightly active if they want an acceptable weight loss rate.
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    Unless you have a medical condition then drinking...

    Unless you have a medical condition then drinking to thirst is fine, our bodies have a pretty fine tuned hydration system and liquids become hard to get down and you start feeling sick just thinking...
  • Extra activity outside of the gym is a godsend...

    Extra activity outside of the gym is a godsend when cutting as psychological adaptations to a deficit tends to lead to a reduction in NEAT to preserve energy. Nothing wrong with it and you don't need...
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    How does it happen ? Our digestive tract has zero...

    How does it happen ? Our digestive tract has zero gravity so things we eat and drink shouldn't affect the scales, just like the earth is flat.
  • Ahh, didn't know that was an issue over there. ...

    Ahh, didn't know that was an issue over there.
    Never a problem getting any test done that you want over here, since the government pays for everything like that and the doc's get a paid fee for...
  • I will drop a vitamin pill in the toilet here and...

    I will drop a vitamin pill in the toilet here and then you drink a glass of tap water, should be about as effective as whatever a naturopath will recommend :p
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    ^ That. You should bounce back to somewhat...

    ^ That.

    You should bounce back to somewhat normal levels within a week or three at maintenance cals, a month or two at low cals ain't going to do that much impact.

    Never go on low calories...
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    Nope, they usually contain 1-3kcal/100ml or...

    Nope, they usually contain 1-3kcal/100ml or roughly ~10kcal per can.
  • Vascularity is so two years ago, it's all about...

    Vascularity is so two years ago, it's all about the visible beating heart and being able to feel it beat with your fingers now.

    Genital plastic surgery is a huge trend these days, at least over...
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    Zero growth ? They had 14% hypertrophy at week...

    Zero growth ? They had 14% hypertrophy at week 10, that's a lot.




    I couldn't see any specific mention of calorie intake, body composition, strength levels (which would indicate muscle memory...
  • All good then.

    All good then.
  • Thread: Cannot get lean

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    Calorie deficit, adequate protein and micros,...

    Calorie deficit, adequate protein and micros, lift heavy stuff and cardio/general activity.

    There is no other advice that works for getting shredded.
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    What's wrong with processed/refined sugar ? Do...

    What's wrong with processed/refined sugar ? Do they contain a poison natural sugar do not ?
  • It's a bogus number and have absolutely zero...

    It's a bogus number and have absolutely zero relevance in the real world. It's the theoretical maximum number for someone who's incredibly lean and during starvation where zero effort is made to...
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    ^ That. Meta-analysis and systematic reviews...

    ^ That.

    Meta-analysis and systematic reviews are usually a pretty good indication on what's what, but the best bet is to go by what suffolk said, the general consensus of several quality people...
  • Everyone have their own challenges some are just...

    Everyone have their own challenges some are just as legit as others just the tolerable scale varies from person to person, I just like to whine about mine, don't want sympathy etc. :p

    ~18% looks...
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