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    protein or carbs ???

    as far as gaining lean mass goes, which is more important to emphasize?
    with hard lifting 6-7 days/week
    Last edited by tvta; 06-30-2005 at 05:45 PM.

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    Both are important. They each do their certain job.

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    protein first and foremost, but carbs are important as well. I dunno about you, but I would have a hell of time bulking "low carb". Carbs are tasty too, so eat up!
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    "Out of all of the sects in the world, we notice an uncanny coincidence: the overwhelming majority just happen to choose the one that their parents belong to. Not the sect that has the best evidence in its favour, the best miracles, the best moral code, the best cathedral, the best stained glass, the best music: when it comes to choosing from the smorgasbord of available religions, their potential virtues seem to count for nothing, compared to the matter of heredity. This is an unmistakable fact; nobody could seriously deny it. Yet people with full knowledge of the arbitrary nature of this heredity, somehow manage to go on believing in their religion, often with such fanaticism that they are prepared to murder people who follow a different one."


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    I bulk (like I cut) on "low-ish" carb, but not NO carb. I started lifting on Atkins, and it was fine while I was still fat, but as I've leaned out, I'm finding I get much more benefit from higher quantities of strategically-timed carbohydrate than I used to. Seems to be very individual.

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    did you used to be seriously "fat"? what was your starting bf%? just curious..
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    Me? Was I fat? Yes. I was 170 lbs, and squishy. No real idea what my bodyfat was, but if I can assume I've gained 0-10 lbs of lbm since then (it's probably closer to 20), I had to have been somewhere between 30% and 40% bodyfat four years ago.

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    I dont believe that ::closes ears:: lies
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    lol, oh well, Im sure you are much happier with the physique now.
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