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    Equal Opportunity Offender Budiak's Avatar
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    The discard pile.
    Who here is on or has experimented with Low-carb/high fat etc... diets?

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    bone crusher
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    "i'm experimenting right now-cyclical low carb..."

    yes i am editing here at a later date to further clarify. I agree with those below who suggest the need for carbs- I am not experimenting with a ketogenic diet, but rather take in carbs periodicly to limit fat gain and fill glycogen supplies. I did achieve ketosis for a few days though during the first week and frankly, it sucked as i had little energy and was not exactly craving that next hunk o' meat.

    [Edited by the doc on 02-16-2001 at 12:02 AM]

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    Administrator chris mason's Avatar
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    Not the best way to go for health or if you want to be able to maintain your results over the years.

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    low carb diets only work while your still on them, once you go back to your normal eating habits, youll gain all the weight back. unless you compete, i think the best way to shed fat and stay lean long-term is cardiow/eca. IMO
    "The harder you train, the harder it is to give up" ~Vince Lombardi~

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    Gaglione Strength Chris Rodgers's Avatar
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    Budiak- If you are looking to gain mass, eat plenty of carbs! You'll need them.
    Best Meet Lifts(Raw w/wraps):
    @165- 435 SQ 270 BE 560 DL.....1255 total
    @181- 535 SQ 300 BE 570 DL.....1400 total
    Best Meet Lifts(Multi-ply):
    @148- 575 SQ 315 BE 515 DL.....1400 total
    @165- 680 SQ 380 BE 540 DL.....1555 total
    @181- 700 SQ 375 BE 535 DL.....1605 total
    Best Gym Lifts(Raw w/wraps)
    545 SQ 305 BE 585 DL

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    As I Am Paul Stagg's Avatar
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    I've done a TKD.

    Worked great.

    You won't gain the fat back unless you eat too much when you come off the diet.

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