Diet and exercise strategies of a world-class bodybuilder.

@article{Manore1993DietAE,
  title={Diet and exercise strategies of a world-class bodybuilder.},
  author={Melinda Manore and J L Thompson and Marcy E Russo},
  journal={International journal of sport nutrition},
  year={1993},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={
          76-86
        }
}
This study presents the diet and exercise strategies of a world-class body-builder during an 8-week precompetition period. Weighed food records were kept daily, and body fat, resting metabolic rate (RMR), VO2max, blood lipids, and liver enzymes were measured. Two hrs of aerobic exercise and 3 hrs of weight training were done daily 6 days/week. Mean energy intake was 4,952 kcal/day (54 kcal/kg) and included 1,278 kcal/day from medium-chain triglycerides (MCT). Diet without MCT provided 76% of… 

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