Meeting, but not exceeding your caloric requirements is hard but really important when you want to build lean mass. Determining your real daily protein requirement can also be confusing A lack in some micronutrient can spoil all your efforts. Some supplements are just expensive scams, other really help. Which one to choose then?
A vast and complex subject
What’s the truth about carbs, fat, cholesterol and vitamins. What are essential or branched amino-acids, why would they be important? Should I cut carbs or fats? What’s the difference between LDL and HDL, why should I care? How many eggs a day can I safely eat. What is GI and insulin sensitivity? Atkins, Mediterranean, Paleo, Montignac, Dukan, The Zone, Lean gains, FMBF, Anabolic diet, cycling, carb loading…. So many different diets; which one to choose?
Back to basics
I’ll try clarify some of the most important concepts you need to know and help you choose a suitable diet that will help get bigger or leaner. There’s still a lot of myth that needs to be busted, we will address them. I’ll also talk about supplements: what is useful, harmful or just plain waste of money.
Once I’m done, you’ll see that it’s not so complicated after all.