Maintenance Diet between contests

  1. Maintenance Diet between contests


    Anyone have any good reads about maintaining between shows?


  2. are you talking about the offseason or having another show in 4 or 5 weeks?

    i'm assuming the latter just making sure

  3. I would interested to know what kind of maintenance to use in between shows that are 4 to 5 weeks apart.
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  4. Quote Originally Posted by glenihan
    are you talking about the offseason or having another show in 4 or 5 weeks?

    i'm assuming the latter just making sure
    the latter...just because the shows i was planning on doing are a 1-4 weeks apart, and i don't want to keep dieting and losing muscle if i dont have to, you know?

  5. Quote Originally Posted by PumpingIron
    the latter...just because the shows i was planning on doing are a 1-4 weeks apart, and i don't want to keep dieting and losing muscle if i dont have to, you know?
    Just keep dieting man. You might lose a bit of muscle but you are trading some size for ultimate leaness.

    You can't EVER been too lean.

    And, if you are worried about losing more muscle (no offence bud) but you must not have as much as you think to begin with. Never sacrifice size for being leaner.

  6. Quote Originally Posted by houseman
    Never sacrifice size for being leaner.
    I have heard this a lot now and in most all the show results I have seen the most conditioned individuals prevail.

  7. well 1 week apart is TOUGH as hell .. you won't be ON for both of them

    4 weeks apart .. you need to just hop right back on your diet after pigging out saturday night

    adjust as necessary according to the mirror but you're probably looking at more maintaince cals unless you were off at the first show
  

  
 

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