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How does a female bodybuilder who cuts mass or stops altogether return to a normal look?

Oct 04, 2021 - permalink

I've never understood how female bodybuilders can lose that mass they've built without distorting the shape of their body.

I'll use Dani Reardon as an example. Obviously, she used to be a competitive bodybuilder with lots of mass and cuts. How was she able to just cut that mass to just look like a normal fit person? I figured that much muscle suddenly atrophying would cause either fat conversion or loose skin, or something.

Another quick example: Kim Chizevsky. Absolutely massive, somehow converted to fitness in just a year or two.

Oct 04, 2021 - permalink

They get off steroids

Oct 06, 2021 - permalink

Simply quit going to the gym.

Oct 06, 2021 - permalink

No peds no workout no diets DONE

Oct 06, 2021 - permalink

They where roided as fuck

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Oct 06, 2021 - permalink

Simple. Throw out the PED’s. They go back to being normal.

cgsweat
Oct 06, 2021 - permalink

People seem to be answering the question in the title in the simplest possible way, rather than discussing what the OP really wanted to know.

Oct 06, 2021 - permalink

yeah just stop the PEDs

Oct 06, 2021 - edited Oct 06, 2021 - permalink

The women on this site built their muscle through training, nutrition and PEDs. You need all parameters together.

Training triggers the body to build muscle but specific nutrition makes it possible to build even more and faster. It also changes body composition with higher percentage of muscle tissue and lower bodyfat at the same bodyweight. PEDs make everything easier, more efficient and more importantly pushes the genetic limit of muscle building and body composition much much higher.

Just by using only PEDs, no training, you gain muscle without any effort. For men that has been show to be around 7 pounds. And for women PEDs have the potential to build muscle in upper body which is much more difficult for them.

These three triggers produce the FBB phenotype, that is a very high maintenance state for the human body and unatural. Once you lose one of these parameters body reverts back to a lower equilibrium.

Muscle not used gets broken down, muscle fibers are catabolized and recycled, bodyfat gets higher in accordance to what is normal for female body by fattening existing fat cells or in the worst case by adding new cells. Metabolism gets slower, food needs to be adjusted.

After stopping PEDs, Hormones might get back to normal, they might not and then special medical measures need to be taken or else deterioration in a worst state that the actual start occurs.

Oct 06, 2021 - permalink

Zuzanna Korinkova did it after Russian officials forbaded her to do Bodybuilding..she turned to the Fitness catagory by stopping lifting heavy and instead lifted lighter weights.

Oct 06, 2021 - permalink

lol.. I remember the article on Kim Chizevsky back in the day which said that she started doing piles of cardio to burn off the muscle in order to downsize.

The half-truths in this business...

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