10 cokes a day for a month... 10kg gain
Hello all, Just thought I would drop this nugget in here. Interesting article, not unlike the 'Super-size Me' guy. Thoughts are welcome. stuff.co.nz/life-style/well-good/teach-me/63812100/10kg-heavier-after-month-of-10-Cokes-a-day
Body resistance vs weights?
The usual advice for resistance training is to lift "heavy." What am I missing in terms of muscle growth by doing push-ups, body squats, sit ups, lunges instead of using dumbbells, bench, and other/heavier weights? Another question: Some have made a distinction between building muscle and getting stronger. I'm in a calorie…
Calorie defecit vs muscle gain
From what I've gathered here in MFP, eating at a calorie defecit means you are not - cannot - gain muscle; that is, you need surplus calories to add the muscle mass. So by working out and dieting am I just spinning my wheels? I certainly feel I'm getting stronger and leaner doing both at the same time (it's slow).