Brad, any ideas of longer term fasting on muscle loss? A week? 2 weeks or more of fasting (assuming strength training of course)? I get questions like this probably once a day between my personal facebook page, the Adonis Lifestyle fan page and the Venus Index Fan page. So hopefully this post will serve as my 'definitive' answer to questions about losing muscle while … [Read more...] about Losing Muscle while Dieting
Resistance training is the 'secret' to maintaining muscle mass while dieting. I guess technically it's not really a secret since this has been shown in dozens of published clinical trials using many different protocols... But 'secret' just sounds cool. Anyways, something you should know about this little fact: Your ability to maintain your skeletal muscle mass is … [Read more...] about Keeping Muscle Mass
Here's a great question I received today:When you refer to resistance training (and the Eat Stop Eat program), is there a particular type you're talking about?To be more specific (and personal), most people use "resistance training" and "bodybuilding-type" workouts synonymously. And by bodybuilding-type workouts, I mean multiple sets of 6-12 reps.I'm training as a sprinter and … [Read more...] about How much weight training do I need to do?
As you can imagine, questions about Eat Stop Eat have been pouring in to my In-box, with the most common question being about fasting and losing muscle. Most people are still very concerned that they will lose muscle if they don't eat every 3 hours. My answer has always been, don't worry, if you are Resistance training then you won't lose muscle.Then I received a very … [Read more...] about How to Lose Muscle Mass