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Velocity Diet + Wrestling Season?


#1

Ok I'm going to be starting the Velocity Diet in about a month for wrestling season. I'm still going to be planning on lifting three times a week in the morning, but monday - friday I'm going to have wrestling practice for like two hours.

Its really hard non stop cardio and not the light jog built into the program. Should I add an additional shake or two or not? Any thoughts or advice would be great.


#2

You should be training so hard during wrestling season that you eat whatever the hell you want. You will be weak as a chicken on the Velocity Diet.


#3

But I had to put on like 15-20 lbs for football and then I'm going to have to lose it. Last year I just tried not eating much and lost the weight but it was a lot of muscle too, so this year I wanted a diet where I could lose weight quickly, have something set that I can eat and not lose muscle.


#4

redrum are you implying that dieting isn't that much important when playing sports like football and wrestling for example? I ask because I've been trying to eat good during the season and I think I've lost around 12 pounds; the problem is that I'm not sure if it was all fat weight. I normally eat beefy things and chicken salads most of the time.


#5

Well, I don't want to ruffle too many feathers on this site, but the Velocity Diet is not the best way to lose fat fast while keeping as much muscle as possible.


#6

I do think diet is important during the season for any sport.


#7

start the V-Diet now. consume carbs thursday evenings and friday up until your football game and follow the V-Diet the rest of the week. Your practices will be shitty, but not as bad if you followed the V-Diet during wrestling season. whatever you decide on, try not to lose too much muscle.