Body Composition Changes

The Riddle of an Ironman's Life

Fitness & Nutrition expert Dr. Rick Kattouf says In order to get leaner, there are five main components that we need to focus on. (extracted from an article by Dr R Kattouf on Training Peaks’ site.

1. Build muscle: Losing body fat means that we need to increase our metabolism and in order to do so, we need to build lean muscle. It can still be common in the world of endurance sports for weight training to be taboo; but it is the weight training that is key to building lean muscle and changing one’s body composition

2. Nutrition: I’ve been asked many times over the years, “Rick, I want to get my abs ripped; what is the best exercise to do this?” My answer has always been the same. The best exercise for ripped and lean abs is not exercise at all – it’s nutrition, nutrition, nutrition. Proper nutrition is a…

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  1. kruzmeister

    Thanks for sharing this Isaac. I’ve definitely found strength training and nutrition to be mega important in changing my body composition. It’s great to be able to revisit these points as a reminder. Have a great weekend! – Simone 🙂


    28/04/2013 at 8:50 am

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