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Offline Russell Wilkie

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The Leangains Guide
« on: February 27, 2013, 04:38:45 PM »
One of my coworkers, who focuses heavily on muscle gain, was telling me about this thing called the "Leangains Guide". A full summary of the Leangains Guide can be found here.

A small summary of it, is that this guy named Mark Berkhan, has various diet and training plans where one typically has to fast and workout during certain times of the day . My coworker was telling me that he's planning on following the guide as a way of losing fat. The training method he's doing is the "Fasted Training".

This is an excerpt of the Fasted Training:

11.30-12 AM or 5-15 minutes pre-workout: 10 g BCAA
12-1 PM: Training
1 PM: Post-workout meal (largest meal of the day).
4 PM: Second meal.
9 PM: Last meal before the fast.

My knowledge of both diet and general fitness is really limited, but wouldn't this type of training be bad for his body?

Offline Dan Elric

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Re: The Leangains Guide
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2013, 11:35:12 AM »
Not so long as he gets enough sleep/nutrients every day.