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Beyond strict meal planning: dietary flexibility won’t hurt body composition goals

This study suggests that people looking to shed some fat for physique can do equally well with flexible and rigid diet plans.

Study under review: Flexible vs. rigid dieting in resistance-trained individuals seeking to optimize their physiques: A randomized controlled trial

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Does a flexible or rigid diet result in greater weight loss and weight maintenance in young, healthy, resistance-trained (RT) participants?

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