How do you maintain/gain muscle mass on a cut?

How do you maintain/gain muscle mass on a cut?

  1. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    High jacking this thread but on topic.

    If I eat in a surplus on my chest days but cut other days, can I grow my chest even if I’m at 10% bf?

    • 1 month ago
      Anonymous

      No

  2. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    Recomp is a thing but insignificant, truth is in a cut you will lose some muscle, and on a bulk you will gain some fat.

    In order to maintain muscle, make sure to eat protein and keep lifting.

  3. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    You just need to be on a calorie deficit while still eating enough protein to build muscle. It's easier to just bulk then cut tho.

  4. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    Lift but don't lift too hard, like you would normally on a bulk.
    If you don't lift your body will just get rid of the muscle since it's not being used.
    If you lift too hard you'll breakdown too much muscle and also lose gains.
    If you lift light, you'll keep your muscle and also avoid too much muscle breakdown.

    • 1 month ago
      Anonymous

      I thought you were supposed to lift heavy, low reps to maintain strength

      And volume strictly during bulking

      • 1 month ago
        Anonymous

        Correct.
        Hypertrophy is unlikely on a deficit, but you can spare muscle and neuromuscular development by lifting as heavy as possible. You obviously will have to reduce reps to do this, but if you can hit even 1 or 2 of a weight throughout a cut, the moment you start eating again the rep range will spring back

    • 1 month ago
      Anonymous

      lol so much broscience
      lmao

      • 1 month ago
        Anonymous

        You will never be a bro.

      • 1 month ago
        Anonymous

        Think about it, there is probably a range based on your 1RM to stick to while cutting, and that is what he means

    • 1 month ago
      Anonymous

      Lmao absolute bullshit.
      You need to eat a very high protein calorie deficit, and train heavy.
      You will have reduced endurance, but this is fine, lower the reps, but maintian as heavy as you can.
      I managed to cut to around 10% and hit a pr bench 2 weeks out of the cut this way. You need to force your body to spare muscle in favour of bodyfat.

      • 1 month ago
        Anonymous

        yea just tell the body to take fat before muscle, how fucking retarted are you? as a natty cutting will make you lose shitton of muscle

        • 1 month ago
          Anonymous

          Maybe you are just training badly, because that's not mu experience.
          What kind of evolutionary benefit would there be to maintain the body's energy stores in favour of wasting muscle that is in constant use, during lean periods? Organisms that only got weaker and maintained deadweight fat during lean times wouldn't have survived.
          Unless you try to cut to sub 10% you shouldn't lose a significant amount of muscle on a cut.

        • 1 month ago
          Anonymous

          Also you call me retarded, but you think it is spelled retarted. Interesting.

      • 1 month ago
        Anonymous

        Yeah you are dyel if u PR during a cut

        • 1 month ago
          Anonymous

          2 weeks after a cut not during. I.e spared muscle and lost fat.
          My bench pr is 160kg, call me dyel if you like. Up to you though, you can take training advice from the guy who admits to losing huge amounts of muscle on a cut, or the guy who is currenly sub 12, and can hit 2/3.5/3.75/5

  5. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    You have to eat cum to recycle your test

    • 1 month ago
      Anonymous

      I don't know. I'm a fatass so I'm gonna gain while losing when I do chicken and rice next week. Past that, I don't know

      I have heard of people doing this in prison but thought it was just a joke... like hardcore prison places like Attica and Dannemora

    • 1 month ago
      Anonymous

      Can it be any cum or should it be my own?

  6. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    Is this natty?

    • 1 month ago
      Anonymous

      Could be, but also maybe not. Most people who look like that arent natty but it can be

    • 1 month ago
      Anonymous

      Probably considering it’s heavily filtered. He’s not that big or even lean really. The filter is doing a lot of the heavy lifting for his physique in this picture

      • 1 month ago
        Anonymous

        Yeah bro the filter is reshaping his muscle frame, he is actually dyel

  7. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    You just need to not cut too hard,lift heavy and get alot of sleep. You wont lose muscle , u can even gain some if you eat right and dont cut too much

  8. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    Fasting is muscle sparing.

  9. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    You don't.

  10. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    Even if I'm pumping volume throughout the day at home, just longer breaks maybe slighter lighter weights. I'm not gonna be able to gain muscle and lose fat?

  11. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    Loadsaprotein

  12. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    Train and eat protein, you won't gain more muscle but you won't lose much too.

  13. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    I am doing ultimate Diet 2.0 and my weight is going down very slowly while my strength goes up. The training is very difficult.

  14. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    I'm 87kg at 17-18% bf.
    Trying to cut to 83kg at about 10-14% by mid-August.
    Currently eating about 175-190g of protein per day but not focusing too hard on the carbs(<100) or fats(<50g).

    All of my dietary fat comes from cheese, dairy or olive oil. Any carbs I have come from whole grain pasta, lentils/legumes, or milk sugars (again from dairy)

    What else can I do to improve the fat loss? Lower stomach/back fat won't fucking go away.

    • 1 month ago
      Anonymous

      Not qualified to give advice but how tall are you brah?

      • 1 month ago
        Anonymous

        I'm a manlet.
        > 5' 10"

        Pic isn't recent but it's very close to current body, give or take 1-2% bf

        • 1 month ago
          Anonymous

          checked those holy trips
          You look lighter than 87 in that pic and lol you aren't a manlet don't fall for the demoralization (or for roastie / tik tok standards)
          you look good already for normies- if anything just hit shoulders more and keep on doing what you are doing

          • 1 month ago
            Anonymous

            Thanks man. Been doing 5/3/1 with added volume for the last month and working on my shoulders with OHP, Arnold Press, Front raises, lat raises. Any thing else I should try ?

  15. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    I'm currently around 37% body fat and have been cutting pretty hard over the past few weeks.

    Obviously I have very little muscle, but I have been lifting (upper body/back, legs, and arms) and doing cardio as well.

    I know I'll lose less muscle doing this, but can I expect to actually gain muscle while I'm cutting since I have so little to begin with?

  16. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    by eating more protein than you used to

  17. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    >Eat less food
    >Eat the same amount (or more) of protein
    >maintain the same lifts

  18. 1 month ago
    Anonymous

    >Gain
    Be a novice lifter
    >Maintain
    High volume

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