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safe amount of weight to lose weekly on a cut?

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2009/07/27 22:10:59 (permalink)
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safe amount of weight to lose weekly on a cut?

when cutting whats a safe amount of weight to lose each week so you know you're not affecting your lean muscle mass?

Current stats:
6 foot; 14 stone

Bench press: 8 x 115kg
Squat: 8 x 120kg
DB shoulder press: 8 x 36kg
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    loz_86
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    Re:safe amount of weight to lose weekly on a cut? 2009/07/27 22:13:32 (permalink)
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    1.5 - 2lbs per week


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    big140
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    Re:safe amount of weight to lose weekly on a cut? 2009/07/27 22:38:00 (permalink)
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    so if i lose more than that i should increase my cals slightly?

    Current stats:
    6 foot; 14 stone

    Bench press: 8 x 115kg
    Squat: 8 x 120kg
    DB shoulder press: 8 x 36kg
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    ch237
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    Re:safe amount of weight to lose weekly on a cut? 2009/07/28 00:20:45 (permalink)
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    Yes. Though if you're at the start of a cut some loss will be water.

    Age: 21
    BW: 92.6kg
    Bench: 105kg
    Squat 145kg
    Deadlift: 205kg

    Goal:

    Bench 100x6, Squat 165, Deadlift 220, at BW < 88kg
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