Originally Posted by Commander
I understand it is normal, but do the percentages apply for us bodybuilders?
We are losing way more per night than average people. Is it still mostly water weight? Or are we sacrificing some lean mass at night too?
it is mostly water, we lose more because we are using more for fuel, when sleeping a bodybuilders metabolism is still high when compared to an inactiive persons, its still burning calories when you sleep, yes some could be muscle but i believe it would take over a month to lose a full lb of muscle, just make sure you have protein before bed and first thing upon waking to make sure your body is as anabolic as possible