Are you after a TONED, LEAN, ATHLETIC look? Want to LOSE WEIGHT, but NOT MUSCLE?
Check out these tips for maintaining muscle while burning fat:
Keep your deficit small. Large deficits or restrictive diets can reduce lean muscle mass, so opt for more gradual progress.
Increase protein. Aim for 4-5 servings of protein per day, 1 serving is equal to 1 palm size.
Fill up on fibrous whole foods that are relatively low in fat.
Ensure you are getting sufficient sleep each night and ample recovery.
Include 2-3 strength training sessions in your workout routine each week.
Adopt these tips and you will be on your way to a healthier, leaner, fit-looking you.