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Dreyth

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What's the consensus on IF while bulking?
« on: March 28, 2019, 10:15:05 am »
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What's the consensus on IF while bulking? I'm looking at a ~2000 calorie weekly surplus (slow bulk)

Is it better for putting on lean body mass while bulking?

I love IF while cutting or maintaining weight, but not sure about bulking
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Re: What's the consensus on IF while bulking?
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2019, 10:36:45 am »
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Dont do IF when gaining weight. Spread the meals out during the day otherwise dinner is too massive a meal ANDDDDDDD your metabolism is slowest then, not good.
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Re: What's the consensus on IF while bulking?
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2019, 11:18:41 am »
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what about the supposed benefits of increased insulin sensitivity while IF?

also, source on metabolism slowing down after a 16hr fast?
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Re: What's the consensus on IF while bulking?
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2019, 11:32:04 am »
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Nah that's not specific to IF. In general metabolism is fastest during the day and slowest at night (and into sleep). If you're on a caloric deficit it doesn't matter if you eat most of your calories at night but on a surplus you probably don't want to eat them later at night. Since you're talking about a small surplus it probably doesn't matter much anyway.
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Re: What's the consensus on IF while bulking?
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2019, 01:31:19 pm »
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Nah that's not specific to IF.

What are you referring to here
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Re: What's the consensus on IF while bulking?
« Reply #5 on: September 29, 2019, 05:57:53 am »
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I like this approach - makes a lot of sense

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