I feel your “offseason” or IMPROVEMENT season (what I like to call the break from the stage) is as equally important than your prep, if not, MORE IMPORTANT. .
This is where all the real growth happens. Metabolically, physically, and mentally. I was able to make such an amazing comeback because of these factors.
I stuck to my meal plan 95% of the time, (the other 5% was the balance of life and fitness goals). I continued my training with the intent of balancing out my physique (which is never ending). I made sure I took the time to repair my hormones, and metabolic functioning. I took the time for ME and my FAMILY.
I enjoyed life. I went on vacations, I traveled, I focused on my career and clients, also continued my educational goals. .
If your goal is to compete long term, you need to take the time away from the stage, and from being super lean. .
And if it not a long term goal, it’s important to take the time to reverse diet and build up your metabolic function to a healthy place as well. .
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