That is a great option to increase activity and cleaning diet above lowering intake. But you are still hypocaloric your eating less then you expend its the same darn thing as not increasing activity and lowering intake a bit.
Yes in time on any cut you lose weight and your metabolic rate is lower fat uses K/cals. It is a living cell/organism Fat takes energy and intake to have to keep. You must eat to stay fat or expend to lose fat.
In short your idea sure its great but in time to lose more you cant simply keep adding More and more and more training. as you lose weight you will require less intake or more expenditure to lose weight.
IMO best to sure first clean up your diet thats IT!!! ride that as far as you can then add a bit of cardio one or two session ride that out, then decrease intake a bit etc etc until the goal has been reached. In short do the MINIMUM you can to lose the fat. as long as your not going crazy dropping intake to insanely low levels you should not mess up hormone profile etc long term go nutty and sure theres a chance and ANYTIME you lose ANY type of weight in the end you will need less intake to maintain that new weight.
same with adding weight add weight and youll have to keep intake UP to keep it be it muscle or fat.
I’m not sure how to word this, but I’ll give it a go. I’ve been doing some research and playing with my diet a little, and the following seems true:
To lose weight, we are supposed to restrict calories. However, any sort of caloric restriction will be matched by a slowdown of the metabolism, negating the effects of the caloric reduction. This is, of course, ignoring the effect of exercise and supplements.
For this reason, Berardi’s G Flux diet makes all the more sense. It seems like staying at maintenance or slightly above (not including the effect of exercise), cleaning up one’s diet, and increasing exercise calories out would be the best approach. Something that can be maintained over the long run. Basically keeping calories constant and addressing goals through exercise.
As an example:
Say you lose 20lbs over a few months with a ketogenic diet. Your metabolism has obviously slowed down considerably and your hormonal profile is all messed up. As soon as you start eating “normally” again, most of the weight will be put back on and you’ll go back to your “regular” weight.
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