I competed (PL) at a fairly high level for many years and am now training my son. You would think with my experience he would listen, but he is very thick headed. Hopefully you guys can help.
Like most 17 years olds he wants to get “ripped”, so his stats pre diet were 6’ 165. he goes on a fairly strict (for a 17 year old) keto Diet and loses about 12lbs in 4-5 weeks. All of his lifts in the gym have about stayed the same…and some have gone up a little. I keep telling him that big muscle gains / strength gains are VERY difficult while dieting down that hard. I am actually surprised that he has maintained and even made some gains. I
Please. I need input from putside sources for him to read so we can get over this nonsense. In the meantime I have put together a 6 week mass building diet for him that is very clean and will prove my point…he needs to gain more muscle with the slight fat increase, then diet down after to get what he desire