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    IIFYM is not a wacky fad diet. It's simply a...

    IIFYM is not a wacky fad diet. It's simply a statement of how the body works. Calories are the units of energy. An energy deficit WILL lead to tissue loss.

    Of course you also need to get your...
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    1.6g of protein per kg of bodyweight is what I'd...

    1.6g of protein per kg of bodyweight is what I'd recommend...

    Calories look OK, might be a bit slow depending on your TDEE. Run it for 2 weeks and monitor progress. Then make adjustments if your...
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    You can cut but you need to make the best efforts...

    You can cut but you need to make the best efforts you can to keep up some kind of resistance training for every body part

    https://www.strongerbyscience.com/no-gym/

    Why the bias towards carbs?...
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    Rep range does not dictate hypertrophy or no...

    Rep range does not dictate hypertrophy or no hypertrophy... yes I know you've been told "8-15 reps for hypertrophy" but that is a gross oversimplification...

    Exertion levels and volume are far...
  • It sounds like you are eating too little. How...

    It sounds like you are eating too little. How fast are you losing weight? If it's more than about 2-3kg per month, that's too fast and some of that may be muscle.

    Yes, you need to increase...
  • I wouldn't do that... it may even be that you...

    I wouldn't do that... it may even be that you lost more muscle because the stimulus wasn't as good.
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    Sticky: No, you just need to eat more food if your goal...

    No, you just need to eat more food if your goal is to gain weight - and don't do unnecessary cardio.
  • Sticky: Try removing punctuation, especially parentheses...

    Try removing punctuation, especially parentheses ()
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    Re: the protein, it's not too much to absorb,...

    Re: the protein, it's not too much to absorb, it's just that it might not all get used for protein synthesis. Protein can be converted to glucose and burned as energy for example.

    If you digest a...
  • Thread: Injury

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    As long as you don't train through pain and take...

    As long as you don't train through pain and take your doctors advice, I can't see why not.
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    No it wouldn't, anyone who is severely under...

    No it wouldn't, anyone who is severely under muscled can gain muscle really fast initially. And it's impossible to say anything about your genes until you've actually tried and done everything...
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    If you gained 20lbs of muscle you would look good...

    If you gained 20lbs of muscle you would look good at 150-160. A little bit of muscle goes a long way and has much more visual impact than low BF% for this scenario.
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    Leptin production can stop at this body weight -...

    Leptin production can stop at this body weight - that's the issue.

    Post a pic.
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    Post some pictures. I'm betting everyone says...

    Post some pictures. I'm betting everyone says gain muscle/weight...

    Sometimes you just have to accept that we all have distorted views of ourselves - some a lot more distorted than others.
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  • Thread: Help

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    You don't have to diet all the way to a lean...

    You don't have to diet all the way to a lean state you can zig zag.

    It is true that most people would look too skinny if they do this without having built a good base of muscle first - but it's...
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    Plenty of people have done this in the past. It...

    Plenty of people have done this in the past. It looks like the fat is only on your stomach but actually you still have it all over.

    You will just be skinnier than you'd like if you get lean. Gain...
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    That's not really enough data to draw any...

    That's not really enough data to draw any conclusions. You could still be just retaining water.

    It would pay to double check all your measurements and portion sizes are genuinely the same as they...
  • I think it's better to split squats and deadlifts...

    I think it's better to split squats and deadlifts to different days.

    Last time I did 5 days, was FB every day:
    1 Chest Legs Back Shoulders Posterior
    2 Back Shoulders Posterior Chest Legs
    3...
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    This isn't an evidence backed opinion by any...

    This isn't an evidence backed opinion by any means but I think you can do exactly what you say with "big" lifts like squat and deadlift. At least you can build a progression starting quite low in the...
  • Thread: fit?

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    2002 thread.

    2002 thread.
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