June 18, 2019

Lyle Mcdonald – Updated thoughts on refeeds and diet breaks

In episode 30 of The Muscle Engineer Podcast I welcome back the one and only Lyle McDonald to discuss how his thought process around refeeds and diet breaks has evolved since the  publication of the original “ Guide to Flexible Dieting “ , 15 years ago.

Topics discussed with time stamps:

03:08 Refeeds and diet breaks – are they necessary and / or superior to a strict diet phase?

20:10 Dieting as a learning experience

25:05 Different refeeding strategies and the value of each

37:15 The role of a full diet break

42:50 The role of maintenance phases

48:55 My top take-aways from this week’s episode

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