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Old 04-08-2006, 01:56 PM   #1
Kevin Kaeating
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hi there im trying to maintain as much muscle as possible while doing the wod , i follow bodybuilding and zone principles mostly shooting for 1 gram protein per body pound , 6 meals a day,,,any thing special i should about this wod program that i should change in my diet?
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Old 04-08-2006, 03:08 PM   #2
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Many people ratchet up the fat content of their diet to cover calories while keeping to Zone protein/carb recomendations. Some go as high as 50/60% fat at a maintaince level. For most they gain muscle doing CF WOD's. A few people come to the game with A BUNCH of muscle and may loose a little as they adapt to the workload (relative strength tends to increase...absolute strength may suffer a bit).

You look like a BIG dude so you may fall into that later category. If you want to post a few days of food logs we will have a better understanding of where you are at.

Many people worry they will look like a marathon runner after doing CF! You won't be a bean-pole from this stuff. You obviously have a system that works. Tweaking the fat content and a few things like that will produce the results you want IMO.
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Old 04-08-2006, 03:29 PM   #3
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I was a little worried I would drop weight, but it hasn't happened yet. As long as your calories support your activity level, you'll be fine.
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Old 04-08-2006, 07:59 PM   #4
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Question on adding fat blocks: when you write for example x3 fat blocks does that mean you are multiplying current fat blocks by 3? So for a 5 block meal, you will eat 15 fat blocks?
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Old 04-09-2006, 05:11 AM   #5
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Randy, yes.
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