A lot of people say it’s not a realistic goal to simultaneously gain muscle and lose fat. They are actually conflicting goals. Gaining muscle is all about putting on weight, while losing fat requires losing weight and you do different types of activities for both of these.
The hardcore bodybuilders and fitness models go through a season of gains where they eat a shit ton of food, lift insane amounts of weight, and gain hella weight (the fun part!). Then, they eat nothing but super lean foods and workout like 5 times a day to lose fat and lean out (this part sucks…really sucks).
The results are insane – I won’t doubt that. However, most of us don’t want to be that hardcore. Also, if you’ve ever tried to do this, it absolutely sucks to gain a bunch of weight, get distracted or something, and never even get to the lean-out phase. Trust me. I’ve done it. Twice.
So let me tell you how I made this gain-muscle-lose-fat thing work for me.Continue Reading