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Nattys don't need to worry about muscle loss
#1
A few months ago I went through a double jaw surgery, 1 month with no training being the first 2 weeks on just protein shakes and very thin vegetable soups (my upper and lower teeth were tied). I lost around 8 or 9kg but my arms went down only by 1,5cm. It took me less than 1 month after resuming training (starting light) and eating semi-normally to get to the point I was before the surgery. 
Most, if not all, of my weight loss was water, glycogen and fat, not muscle tissue.

The point is muscle doesn't suddenly disapear from lack of training, food or even both, if you have been training regularly for several years. Take this into consideration when obsessing about not being able to train or eat properly for a while.
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#2
I can confirm. This summer I trained inconsistently (but still trained) and nutrition was weak (lower kcal, lower protein, I added junk) and believe it or not ALMOST nothing changed visually. That happens when you finished "the game" after 3-4y of consistent training
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#3
Thats why I only train 3 times a week now. Mon, wed, and Fri.

Been training for close to 12 years.

You can maintain and grow in strength on 3 sets per bodypart a week taken to max. I have been doing 3 sets of 10 (+ -) single leg thigh curls for quite a while once a week. No other hamstring training (no deads, romanians, back squats, bulgarians, etc). 

I started on being able to do 22,5 kg per leg. Now for the same reps I can do 30kg per leg.

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#4
I train one time a week
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(01-09-2020, 05:58 AM)Brett Wrote: Thats why I only train 3 times a week now. Mon, wed, and Fri.

Been training for close to 12 years.

You can maintain and grow in strength on 3 sets per bodypart a week taken to max. I have been doing 3 sets of 10 (+ -) single leg thigh curls for quite a while once a week. No other hamstring training (no deads, romanians, back squats, bulgarians, etc). 

I started on being able to do 22,5 kg per leg. Now for the same reps I can do 30kg per leg.

18 years of training here. I still do a decent amount of training, mostly because I enjoy training, being in good shape for various activities and I think it allows me to eat a little more freely, but I don't worry if for any reason I can't train.
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#6
27 years of training here. Now i train 6-7 days/week. Intensity ~70%. You eat everyday, you sleep everyday...why not train everyday?
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(02-03-2020, 02:32 PM)Screamager Wrote: 27 years of training here. Now i train 6-7 days/week. Intensity ~70%. You eat everyday, you sleep everyday...why not train everyday?

Daily exercise is a good thing for a variety of reasons, specially if you have a sedentary job. The point is just that frequent weigth training is not needed to mantain muscle mass.
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