This particular post of yours made an impact on my weight loss and training goals. I was stuck at 166 lbs. for the longest time and lost around 6 lbs. just by understanding and following some of your posts. I still work out 5 times a week on a different routine, completely removed cardio exercises afterwards and closely monitor my calorie intake. My goal now is to reach the ideal weight for my height and get lean before embarking on a bulking journey. I realized the wrong things that I’ve been doing and removed my illusion of gaining a lot of muscles while on a caloric deficit.
This is a wonderful article and I know how true the information is because I have lost a lot of fat and been showing defined, though not bulked-up, muscle where all the fat is leaving from by doing pushups at an angle and other simple but somewhat challenging exercises that encourage the muscles to work and return to the size they should be. Since beginning the exercises, the fat has just been slowly but steadily falling off, there has been no way to count on what size pants and shirts I am going to be wearing and my overall appearance has continued to improve. Again, great article, Ms. Greene.