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1
Q

When building muscle or burning fat, what are the most important nutritional considerations?

A
  1. Calories in, calories out
  2. Macro nutrients amounts
  3. Nutrient timing
  4. Food composition
2
Q

What is the most important component in changing body composition?

A

Calories in, calories out.

3
Q

What is the most important factor when trying to gain muscle?

A

Calorie surplus.

4
Q

If you want to put on more mass, what should you do?

A

You should be eating more.

5
Q

Without calorie surplus this is very unlikely.

A

Anabolism.

6
Q

How much more should you eat to gain mass?

A

Enough to gain 1 to 2 pounds a week. Which is 500 to 1000 calories a day.

7
Q

What is the most important factor in fat loss?

A

Calorie deficit.

8
Q

Without calorie deficit this is very unlikely.

A

Fat loss.

9
Q

What should you do if you want to lose fat?

A

Eat less food.

10
Q

How much less should you eat when trying to lose fat?

A

Enough to lose 1 to 2 pounds a week. Which is 500 to 1000 calories a day.

11
Q

You can get everything else right, but if this thing isn’t right you won’t achieve your goal.

A

Calories.