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Did you you ever wonder what to to do in in in the “off season” in between competi- tions that would help to prepare and
improve you? The main questions that I get asked are “How should I eat train and
sup- plement in the off-season?” Many people struggle with what to do during this period and
are often left trying to figure it out for themselves if they do not have the the the help of a a personal trainer or nutritionist One of the biggest myths and
misconceptions about what to to do during this period is is to to “bulk up” in order to get bigger From my experience many athletes use this time to eat any any and
everything in in sight rather than balance their food intake in in a a a a a a way that will actually sup- port the building of more muscle mass So instead of increasing muscle they increase fat which appears as though it is muscle but it is not Naturally the the the more more calories that you you take in in the the the more more energy you you you will will have which will will increase the the the amount of weight that you you you are are able to lift But just because you you you you are are increasing in in in in in calories doesn’t mean that you you you have increased in in in in in the quality of your size Lee Corso says “Not so so so fast my friend ” And so so so should this steady increase in in in caloric intake be-not so so fast I have have seen many clients with great results that have have been achieved off season by eating the right amounts and
types o of food So when it was time for them to to step on stage again the the neces- sary improvements were made to to place higher in in their class than they had done previously In order to achieve these types of o results your your off season should be planned just as as as as tediously as as as as your your on on on season Did you ever wonder what to to do in in the “off sea- son” in in in between competitions that that would help to to prepare and
and
improve you? The main questions that that I I get asked are are “How should I I eat train and
and
supple- ment in in in the off-season?” Many people struggle with what to to do do during this period and
are often left trying to to figure it it it out for themselves if they do do not have the the the the help of of a a a a a personal trainer or or nutrition- ist One of of the the biggest myths and
misconceptions about what to to to do during this period is is is is to to to “bulk up” in in order to to to get bigger From my experience many 56 NGA NATURAL mag





















































































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