Body Recomposition - Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should

Tom MacCormick

Strength and Conditioning, Personal Training, Sports Science

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Simultaneously gaining muscle and losing fat is the holy grail for most gym-goers. It’s known in the fitness industry as body recomposition.

 

 

Body recomposition is a polarizing topic among experts. Some say it’s impossible for experienced lifters. Others will tell you it’s the best way to reach your goals.

 

Q. What’s the Truth?

A. Spoiler alert: You can do it, but that doesn’t mean you should try.

 

In this episode, I explain that recomposition is possible, but it is extremely difficult, and most people who try will fail.

 

 

I explain the five circumstances where recomposition is the best approach for you.

 

Outside of these circumstances, you can do it, but your margin for error is smaller. If you don’t get everything just right, you will almost certainly fail in recomping.

 

Listen to the episode to determine how the three factors decide if recomposition is an intelligent goal for you.

 

Once we’ve established that you are a good candidate for recomposition, I outline the top 10 training and nutrition strategies you must use to maximize your chances of success.

 

If you have any questions or comments about the show, please DM me on Instagram @tommaccormick.

 

You can also find this podcast sitting on top of all my other Six Pack of Knowledge podcasts (curated discussions with the greatest hypertrophy experts on the planet).

 

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