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latinomasfino
03-28-2004, 09:13 AM
im on a cut right now is it possible to maintian muscle gains and growth while cutting down on body fat???

Cardinal
03-28-2004, 09:21 AM
Yes, especially if you start out at a higher bodyfat level, well above your setpoint.

TheGimp
03-28-2004, 09:30 AM
You can minimise muscle loss by limiting yourself to losing 1 lb per week (more if you are especially fat) or possibly even less. By following a particularly good diet, such as UD2.0, you should be able to lose fat exclusively.

JSully
03-28-2004, 10:21 AM
lots of glutamine will help.. bout 5-20g a day depending on ur bodyweight and amount of muscle

Shao-LiN
03-28-2004, 12:06 PM
Glutamine is expensive, though.

TheGimp
03-28-2004, 12:08 PM
Glutamine is rarely worthwhile, particularly for the money, unless you are recovering from some kind of trauma.

latinomasfino
03-28-2004, 01:17 PM
oh ok yea right now im at 18% bodyfat i just started im trying to see my abs so im thinkin 14% will HITT work better tahn reagular cardio for me?