How helpful are BCAA/HMB/Creatine supplements for preserving muscle mass if you are running a caloric deficit?
BCAAs (particularly L-Leucine supplemented with Vitamin B6) and HMB become more efficacious (i.e. useful, practical and important) as anti-catabolic agents when in a situation of calorie deficit, a conclusion that has been supported in a number of relatively solid scientific investigations. My own opinion during 40 years of experience as a trainer and gym owner, as well as a competitive bodybuilder, also supports this claim. The further addition of creatine, especially in conjunction with a good resistance training scheme and not-too-much-cardiovascular and endurance training, will guard against the inevitable and real threat… Read More
Everyone keeps talking about either strength training or cardio for fat loss. What role does muscular endurance training (lighter weights, higher reps) have in fat loss mechanisms?
The answer has to do with mitochondria.
Only 1 permanent fix that I am aware of.
So, now that you’ve decided to GO KETO, how do you establish that you are KETO?
So, dieting is hard and being fat is easier?
Nature wants to write you off. On the other hand, you may have alternate plans.
One man’s meat is another’s poison.
You could sort of see it that way.
There’s a damn hell cat on your path, man!
Less is not always more.