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Unread 05-01-2017, 06:31 AM
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TheVikingFromDenmark TheVikingFromDenmark is offline
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Default Requires sacroplasmatic hypertrophy a Calorie surplus??

As the title says, requires sacroplasmatic hypertrophy a Calorie surplus?? because if there is no signifiant myofibrilar hypertrophy on 10-12 reps what would the idea be of beeing i surplus cal....??

And what would the HST program say your calorie intake should be on the first weeks with high rep???
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Unread 05-02-2017, 05:29 PM
aspire aspire is offline
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Let me fix that for you: "Does sacroplasmatic hypertrophy require a calorie surplus?"
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Unread 05-03-2017, 11:59 PM
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This myofibrillar vs sarcoplasmic hypertrophy is not a real distinction.

I'm going to interpret your question in terms of getting an enduring pump effect in the muscles.

The 'pump' is one of the hardest things to maintain while on a diet, but it's possible to make make improvements in it while fluctuating around maintenance.

Some of the statements in your post are not right. It's nonsense to say that there's 'no significant muscle growth at 10-12 reps'. Decent growth is possible at pretty much any repetition range!
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Unread 05-04-2017, 08:03 PM
w1cked w1cked is offline
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you need a surplus for any growth. growth effects are a sliding scale not an on off switch. 1<--myo-----sarco--->20
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Unread 05-05-2017, 12:16 AM
Determinism Determinism is offline
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In general you need a surplus, unless:
- You're fat
- You're a beginner
- You're juicing
- You're on a complex program like UD 2.0

For us mere humans, recomp hardly happens on a deficit.
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