The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
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  1. #1
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    Feb 2002
    calgary, canada

    need a run down on leptin and NHE

    I've know little about leptin and NHE and am very fascinated by them and feel I could benifit from them. As a newbie, I tried searching them to gain better understanding but wind up reading miles of details that elude me. so anyone with a quick summary and good grasp on this please reply


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  3. #2
    Senior Member MonStar1023's Avatar
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    Mar 2001
    I having been doing NHE since mid-December and seen GREAT results. When it comes to leptin NHE does not optimize this horomone as much as it does insulin, growth horomone, etc. Leptin is secreted during the carb-up meal(s) but otherwise, I dont feel that leptin is optimized at all. NHE is generally a low-carb diet, (under 30-60g per day), other than the carb-up meals. During the carb-up meals, the intake of so many calories and carbs stimulates secretion of insulin and leptin.

    Last edited by MonStar1023; 02-27-2002 at 06:24 AM.

  4. #3
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    Jan 2002
    i cant help ya with leptin but here's the cutting diet for NHE.for the first 7 days stay below 20 gr of carbs daily then your allowed 30 -60 gr(carbs)daily with an all you can eat carb up for your last meal on the third day and seventh day of each week
    Go heavy or go home!!

  5. #4
    Senior Member Wizard's Avatar
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    Jan 2001
    NHE is not the best diet to ensure that leptin is at a good level.
    A 40-30-30 diet with random refeeds (every 3-4 days preferably) should be better than NHE.
    And then, NHE does not optimize insulin.

  6. #5
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    Nov 2001
    NYC and FL
    no carb days? no carb loading? no all u can eat buffet on weekeneds PFTTTTTTT


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