From: Smigrodzki, Rafal (SmigrodzkiR@msx.upmc.edu)
Date: Tue Feb 05 2002 - 08:56:09 MST
estropico > [mailto:email@example.com] wrote:
At some point, however, the above-mentioned better efficiency should
kick-in, right? Doesn't that improved efficiency mean that I could then be
able to maintain a pre-CR bodyweight (or similar) while staying on 1,800
...or am I just trying to have it both ways?
### I'm afraid it might be quite difficcult if not impossible to maintain
large muscle mass on CR. One of the endocrine changes that occur is a
reduction in the production of testosterone, which normally has a potent
anabolic effect and allows men to maintain more muscle than women do. I'd be
wary of supplementing testosterone while on CR, although I don't have any
information on it.
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