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Putting on Muscle

Post by Dave » Wed Jan 05, 2005 3:43 am

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posted August 01, 2004 06:10 PMAugust 02, 2004 06:10 AM
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You can put on 30 pounds of muscle in six weeks. I've seen it happen multiple times. You'll also put on 20 pounds of fat concurrently, but who cares about that?

If you do, you have painted an intractible problem for yourself. You cannot tailor your diet and training to only add muscle. Not possible, I don't care who says otherwise.

If you want to get big fast, follow the SuperSquats program to the letter, including the diet. If you choose to modify the diet, you will fail to get the results - seen it multiple times. Overthink usually equals fail. Trying to get something for nothing always equals fail. The experts at muscle mass gain are the bodybuilders, and all of them cycle bulking phases where adipose accumulation is assumed with cutting phases where they run the lard off to prepare for contests. If you want to add muscle, become comfortable with the idea of adding fat.
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All you need to know about supplements

Post by Dave » Wed Jan 05, 2005 3:43 am

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posted August 01, 2004 05:46 PMAugust 02, 2004 05:46 AM
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Matt, here's the official IGO policy on supplements:

1) If you eat right, you don't need any of them.
2) Creatine Monohydrate, pure generic off-brand powder will make you stronger.
3) l-Glutamine may make you recover faster.
4) Brached-chain amino acids may give you a slight increase in aerobic energy reserves.
5) All other supplements are worthless.
6) Multivitamins, full-spectrum multiminerals, ECA stack, and glucosamine/chondroitin are possible exceptions, but have zero effect on strength training. General health, fat loss, and joint protection, respectively.

Words like 'will' and 'may' above are meant to be taken literally.

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