A 45-year-old member asked:
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how does one start "burning muscle"?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Exer/diet: If you are dieting and also undergoing a vigorous exercise program, which many over due, you need to be sure you get protien into you after workouts. If not your muscles not recover and some of your wt loss is also muscle. Don't over do. Heavy 1 day easy or none day2, on3 heavy, next easy or skip untill you are able to do hvy/lite consec days. Protien after, avoid splmnts until.Kno ? In them.
Answered on Dec 9, 2012

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Nutrition: Maintaining a diet with about 1.4 grams/kg of ideal body weight should spare your muscle.

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