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09 Mar 2004

Cutting Diet..
Hey could someone explain what are the essentials for a cutting diet and workout routine? how much protein/carbs/fats to reduce body fat? and how does your workout routine change from bulking to cutting? lighter weights with more reps ? cardio ?

also have i got the right train of thought here, i first bulk up, by eating plenty of carbs, protein, and a little fat, and of course working out 3 times a week then when im the weight i want to be i start the cutting diet?
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01 Jan 0001

Greywolve,

C and Bloubul both have interesting arguments. I have personally found that restricting my carb intake helps me to drop fat more effectively than most other methods. I don't cut out carbs completely as I still need carbs to recover from my workouts, I just decrease it more than the average amount.

I would suggest that you contact a dietician for the optimal eating plan for your needs. As for a training program you would need to increase the amount of cardio in your training regimen as well as perhaps go on a higher rep/lighter weight program.

Keep well,

Conrad Booysen-Biokineticist
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