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Unread 12-12-2017, 04:32 PM
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Default Can't get as lean without doing UD 2.0

I simply can't seem to get lean without doing UD 2.0 and I have no idea why.

Whenever I diet on higher carb, low volume workouts around 2,000 cal a day I seem to just get flabbier.

Even if I cut carbs absurdly low and eat around 1,500 my weight drops but I never look any better after months of dieting.

I'm thinking maybe depletion itself + low carb makes you look a lot leaner around the carb up even if your bodyfat is the same as regular dieting. Or in other words, you'll never look/feel as lean without depletion / low carbs.

Thoughts?
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Half-way measures don't get very far. You can only do one thing well at a time. Trying to gain muscle while losing fat will result in failure.

Get to 10% bodyfat first while lifting weights heavy 3x a week with reduced volume. Two weeks maintenance. Bulk up slowly (1 lb weight gain per week max), focus on getting stronger, measure body composition changes often.
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