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Old 10-27-2009, 10:46 AM   #13
Derek Weaver
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Interesting observations. I've seen Lyle McDonald comment on those same effects several times regarding low bodyfat and insulin resistance stating that it's a good thing from a survival standpoint. Getting really lean (as in contest or near contest lean) can cause muscles to be come insulin resistant in order to spare glucose for the brain.

there's certainly a fair bit of circulating cortisol as well. Interesting post.
And if you don't think kettleball squat cleans are difficult, I say, step up to the med-ball
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