We’re a BCAA friendly site. After all, I’ve mentioned before, how helpful I feel BCAA’s are for muscle gain and fat loss. If you train hard consistently then you know you are walking a fine line between recovery and over training
So here’s the deal, as a community (bodybuilding) we’re ALWAYS looking for methods to increase our muscle mass and drop bodyfat. Some go to the extreme and choose illegal substances, others use with various supplements on the market and some choose to rely on whole foods. Regardless of which path you choose, we’re all trying to manipulate our bodies to attain a better level of conditioning. Click to continue…
Part I of this series was about the benefits of fasted cardio and now I want to talk about the negatives of it.
The most common negative aspect that people hear about with fasted cardio is cortisol. With fasted cardio, your coritsol, a muscle wasting hormone, is going to be very high. You’ve consumed nothing anabolic with the traditional fasted cardio system and you have a potential bad situation for your muscles. Cortisol will lead to the use of amino acids for energy and since you’re taking none in, it’s going to be pulled from your muscle.