How to lose weight and gain muscle — fast
Want to gain muscle and lose fat? And you want to do it fast? New research from McMaster University says it's possible, but it won't be easy. In fact it's 'gruelling.'
That's the word that Stuart Phillips, a professor in the Department of Kinesiology at McMaster and senior investigator on the study, used to describe what he put 40 young men through for the sake of science.
Phillips spoke to the CBC's Conrad Collaco about how he got one group of the men to lose more than 10 pounds in six weeks and gain muscle while they lost weight.
Friday, January 29, 2016
An expected confirmation
Cutting your calorie intake 40% of what you need won't work in the long term because eventually you'll cheat, but it's no surprise to me that cutting calories, exercising hard, and increasing protein is a recipe for success.