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Starving yourself for a calorie deficit? Don't - it'll only backfire!
Here is a good article with references to scientific studies. It's not the best, but it's straight forward and easy to understand. http://www.myfitnesspal.com/to... And one more that breaks it down pretty well. http://fattyfightsback.blogspo... I agree with greerp that huge caloric deficits are usually bad things.
by FeralGeek (submitted 4 years ago)
Starving yourself for a calorie deficit? Don't - it'll only backfire!
The starvation mode thing is just a myth. Just read the Starvation response entry in wiki or any medical text. I'm not trying to be a jerk, I just encourage everyone to learn the science behind it. If anyone knows of some scientific study that shows that im wrong, please let me know.
by FeralGeek (submitted 4 years ago)
Daily Mantras
Mine is much too profane to actually post, im like my own little drill Sargent.
by FeralGeek (submitted 4 years ago)
Strength Training for Women
The only muscular bulky women are body builders that train for years to look like that. Also they are taking testosterone injections. Women do not naturally produce enough testosterone to produce that amount of lean muscle mass (usually). Hell, even in the off season a lot of women bodybuilders get the body fat % back to a normal range and don't look too bulky at all.
by FeralGeek (submitted 4 years ago)
need help...
As strange as it might sound, try a dill pickle. Something about the crucnhy, salty, vinigar of a pickle kills the hell out of my sweet tooth.
by FeralGeek (submitted 4 years ago)
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by erikahollister on 30 Aug 16 06:56 AM
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by conniecolbert on 30 Aug 16 06:53 AM
Starving self and gaining weight
I gain a good 5-10lbs when I begin lifting again after a lay off. It's natural. You retain water in healing muscles.
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