Archive for November 23rd, 2012
by Kelly Baggett
Question: How do you recommend I modify my training if my goal is just to lean up and get some more tone and definition if I’m just interested in aesthetics? I’ve been training haphazardly for a couple of years now, and, although I’m satisfied with my strength and bulk I wanna get lean and muscular. I think I got my diet right but would you recommend I increase the volume overall, add in a lot more cardio, or do both?
Answer: Well first of all technically there is really no such thing as “toning” or “defining”. A muscle can get bigger or it can get smaller. The fat covering a muscle can get bigger or it can get smaller. You change the appearance of a muscle by either making the muscle bigger or smaller and making the fat covering it bigger or smaller. You can also change the perception of definition with a tan. That’s all you can really do!
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