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Old 08-20-2003, 07:17 PM
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Hi everyone
I am not really new to this site but I don't post much. I kind of just look and learn.
Anyway, I have decided to do the Hyperplasia Challenge. Since I have no problem with motivation to work out, I think my biggest problem will be diet. I do have a plan but I have a question first.
Right now, I lift pretty heavy and, sometimes, my reps end up low - like 4-5 - especially on my bench press (I have been trying to build up to 100 lbs which I did yesterday - only 3 reps though). Anyway, if I want to lose bodyfat should I be going lighter with weight and higher with reps? I feel that if I do that, I will lose strength. What do you all think?
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Old 08-20-2003, 07:21 PM
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have you thought about doing the 13 week fat burning program at all?

i see no reason to use lighter weights, higher reps while cutting.
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Old 08-20-2003, 07:30 PM
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There is absolutely no reason to go lighter in the gym during a cut. Some people whine that your muscles can't recover as well during cutting so you should give them more slack, but with the proper diet, post-workout consumption, supplementation, and adequate amounts of healthful rest, that is not a problem.
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Old 08-20-2003, 08:44 PM
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Thanks for the replies. I was hoping you would say that. I really didn't want to go lighter.
I have looked at the 13 week program and I do incorporate some of it into my workouts. I have been lifting for a while and have been liking my results. I know if I could just get my diet right, I could look and feel so much better. I think I will try to follow the 12 week fat burning diet.
September 1st is not too far away so right now I am just trying to psych myself up for the whole thing!
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Old 08-21-2003, 07:11 AM
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