Here’s the problem. Rugby players or performance athletes need to add muscle, get leaner and still improve their performance at the same time in some cases. How is this possible? How can you possibly eat less calories than your body needs to function, add muscle mass and still perform at a high level?
Well… soldiers have been doing this for CENTURIES. They aren’t given enough food to fuel a day of work, they work hard all day and still manage to improve performance and build a strong physique to withstand the intensity of war/camp.
It’s also very hard to diet whilst being in full time employment working at a desk. Employee wellness programs are the way forward for this and they do advocate flexible dieting.
Well I can tell you, this process can be replicated and it’s called flexible dieting or “If It Fits Your Macros”. If it fits your macros is explained in detail in this article, read on.