Goji Fan asked in HealthDiet & Fitness · 8 months ago

Do you lose muscle mass if you are on a caloric deficit, even if you lift weights?

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  • 8 months ago
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    That depend son ho much of a deficit and what your diet specifically consists of. If you get enough protein and the deficit is very minor, you should retain most muscle mass.

  • 8 months ago

    It would depend upon what you're eating. Most people on a calorie deficit aren't eating whole healthy foods and natural foods. So i guess my answer is YES

  • 8 months ago

    Yes but not very much

  • KaleyK
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    You lose muscle mass if you don't consume enough protein to maintain your muscle mass.  Resistance training (weights) can build muscle but only if consume enough protein. 

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