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Is The Keto Diet Good For Building Muscle?

If You're Following A Keto Diet With The Aim Of Building Muscle, You Might Want To Rethink Your Strategy

Jamming a stick of butter in your morning coffee seems all the rage these days. But is the low carb, high fat approach compromising your gains in the gym? If you're on a keto diet and strength training in the hope of building muscle, you might want to pause, put down your no-bread bacon sandwich, and read on.

When it comes to the keto diet, there's some evidence that endurance athletes, performing at relative low intensities, may experience some benefits. But for those of us wanting to lift more weight in the gym and build a fuck-ton of muscle, the evidence isn't there.

So is the keto diet and building muscle a complete no-no?

In this article you'll discover why carbs and strength training are a match made in hypertrophy heaven. And why you might want to ditch the keto diet if your primary goal is to build muscle.

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Does the Ketogenic Diet Work?

Does the Ketogenic Diet really work, or is it just another fitness industry gimmick?

The Ketogenic Diet seems pretty simple on face value. Eat a low amount of carbohydrate and increase fats, so you're using fat for fuel. But although it might sound simple, things are a little more complicated than that. So this article is going to cut through that complexity like a knife through butter (that's high fat so it's ok). Ultimately, you'll be able to decide if the Ketogenic Diet is one that will work for you, or whether it should be banished to the Room 101 of diets.

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For a lot of people, the thought of cutting out sugar is a nightmare. And you might well be one of them. Sugar graces all the foods you love. Just think donuts, ice cream, soft drinks, cookies, jams, cereals, and fruit (for some people). And I'm sure you've tried to give them up in the past. But that only lasts for a couple of weeks. And before you know it you're binge eating your way through your bodyweight in sugary goodness.

So can the ketogenic diet work for 'normal' people that like 'normal' food? Or is the ketogenic diet for those with an ungodly amount of dedication and are happy for forego life's delicacies?

In this article I'm going to answer those questions for you. And by the end of the article you'll know if the ketogenic diet is right for you!

So put your feet up, grab a couple of donuts, because they might be your last (or are they?...).

Here's what the article is going to cover:

  • What the ketogenic diet is.
  • How it works.
  • The pros and cons of the ketogenic diet.
  • How to set up a ketogenic diet if you feel it's right for you.

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