Religion and weight Loss....Help!!
- 08-24-2007, 05:30 AM
The only big problem is university.. and it's hard to catch up if you are fasting and besides that you are working out.. I am the kind of person that won't stay happy if i don't enter atleast 3 times a week the gym.... Unless i have a serious reason as u do my brother..
Ofcourse fasting is the most important of all.. no matter what i have to do it..
N e ways take care..and inshalah enjoy ramadan and your iftars
- 08-24-2007, 12:10 PM
08-24-2007, 01:05 PM
i'd agree with mike combs. worrying about boosting ur test in ramadan is not a great idea. first of all a drop in test for the month will not suddenly cause a loss of muscle mass.
but most importantly, high test makes it harder to lower ur gaze, which is extra important in ramadan
make this month about God and the afterlife, not the body that will one day turn to dust. make at least this one month all about strengthening your soul, then go back to strengthening ur body after ramadan.
08-24-2007, 06:47 PM
08-25-2007, 02:50 AM
08-25-2007, 02:51 AM
08-25-2007, 04:03 AM
08-25-2007, 04:17 AM
You could look into intermittent fasting as an option if that fits.. it was developed with some of the ideas brought about by the fasting states of Muslims during Ramadan and gives a protocol whereby you eat the majority of your calories around your workouts within an 8 hour time frame.
08-26-2007, 05:32 PM
IF U PLN CUT ON RAMADAN juss switch u r regular cuttin diet from day at night u should break u r fastin with whey + carbs same as pos workout than 30 min hav u r meal than after taraweeh have anotehr meal go train thank post workouit 1hour after another meal than for u r suhur take nigttime protein with carbas and good amount of efa dont forget bcaa when training!
08-26-2007, 05:40 PM
also my advice is dont start cuttin on ramadan and better focus on
increasin u r faith and prayin and try to be better person in all the ways and icreasin good actions! u could juss start liek a recomp add stuff like sesathin and cla and efas and cortisol blockers with small cal defficit 4 teh month and than after ramadan inshallah start ur eca stack wirh cardio ..ect
08-26-2007, 06:45 PM
Though Novadex/ATD may raise test levels (jury still out) it kills libido in higher doses...75 mg per day and I don't even think about sex for days.
09-12-2007, 06:48 AM
sounds to me like you have a choice between cutting out workouts altogether for about 30 days, or using a modified cutting diet/routine.
If you just can't stay away from weights for that amount of time, inconceivable, I know, and taking into account the calorie deficit you'll obviously be facing, I think a 30 day cutting phase sounds most appropriate.
And don't think that continuing gruelling physical training cannot be done during Ramadan. Hakeem Olajuwon's observed fasting throughout his NBA career (that includes training, practice sessions and actual games). All the best man.
09-17-2007, 11:42 PM
09-26-2007, 03:33 PM
i usually gain weight every ramadan so this year i am trying to be smarter about it. in the morning i try to eat some scambled eggs, bread, a protein shake, vitamins and as much water as i can drink
i havent been able to lift cause i hurt my shoulder so what i have been doing is doing med pace cardio for about 30-40 min shortly before iftar.
for dinner i have a decent meal of chicken, rice, veggies. before bed i will have cottage cheese or a protein shake. i have also been taking fish oil, flax, and sesamin like i normally do.
so far this year i have been able to control my weight gain
ramadan mubarak brother take care
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