#38 – Body Recomposition with Chris Barakat

Christina & Marissa sit down with Chris Barakat, research scientist, professor, and natural bodybuilding competitor. They talk with Chris about all things body recomposition from whether or not you can lose fat and gain muscle at the same time, to Chris’s best advice for living a healthy lifestyle.

([0:00]) – Intro/Chris’s Background

([6:20]) – Can You Lose Fat & Build Muscle Simultaneously?

([13:10]) – Controlling Variables

([17:30]) – What Level of Recomp Can Experienced People Expect?

([32:00]) – Important Factors for Recomp in Advanced Lifters

([34:04]) – Pre & Post Workout Nutrition

([40:45]) – Protein Intake

([47:05]) – When Is It Not Appropriate to Pursue Recomp?

([55:10]) – Exercise Selection & Volume For Recomp

([1:03:40]) – Recomp for Lifestyle Clients

([1:11:51]) – What is Your Best Advice for Living a Healthy Lifestyle?

([1:14:12]) – Outro

Want to reach out to Chris?

Instagram: christopher.barakat

Website: schoolofgainz.com

Body Recomp Guide: https://schoolofgainz.com/nutrition-programs/the-ultimate-guide-to-body-recomposition/

Follow us on Instagram: @barbelllifestylepocast

Hosted by: @marissaroyfitness & @christilynnfit

Producer: @shane_spellman

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