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Old 11-06-2009, 09:56 AM   #14
Brian Stone
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Originally Posted by Jon Sikes View Post
Re: 2, I wouldn't combine a program designed for gaining mass with losing fat. It stands to reason that such a program assumes good recovery due to a calorie surplus.

Something more PTTP-ish would be good. One or two lifts a day, start at a low percentage and build up slowly. Something like presses and front squats every workout isn't a bad combination.

Don't do too much. Any progress is good progress while dieting.
I disagree a bit. YMMV and everyone is probably a little different on what works, but hypertrophy plus light cardio (e.g., walking, above) tend to work well for me together when done together. Obviously, strength gains are slow coming, but that's to be expected. I do agree that heavy volume is not the way to go.
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