TIME OFF = LOSING PROGRESS?
At some point, almost all lifters worry about losing their progress when they take time off.
The time off could be due to vacation, an injury, or another life event that takes you away from the gym for a couple weeks 📅
As a result, it's perfectly fine to wonder if you're going to lose the strength that you've worked so hard to build.
Luckily, some smart folks ran a cool study  and already have a good idea about this.
FACT #1 : YOU WON'T LOSE YOUR PROGRESS 💪🏻
▪️The subjects trained for 4 weeks, took 2 weeks off, then resumed training for 4 weeks⠀
▪️After the 2 weeks off, subjects didn't lose any strength or size
▪️In fact, they all gained strength over the 10 weeks - despite the 2 week break
FACT #2 : DON'T STRESS ABOUT GETTING EXTRA PROTEIN 🍗
▪️During their 2 weeks off, 1 group took 25g of protein every day⠀
▪️The other group took 25g of carbs every day, instead of the protein⠀
▪️The protein group had no advantages over the carb group⠀
All this stuff makes sense.⠀
Muscle mass & strength is pretty resilient. Especially when you take care of things during the other +48 weeks of the year 🔑
Further, it's been shown that up to 3 weeks of de-training results in no significant loss of strength or muscle 
Go travel to a new place, visit distant family and friends, or go camping in the woods for a couple weeks 🏕 ⠀
Your progress won't vanish and the weights will be waiting for you when you get back.
What's the longest you've been away from the gym for? Did your strength or muscle take a dive? Share your story below 👇🏻
 Resistance Training-Induced... Hwang et al. 2017
Reviewed by M.C. Zourdos from MASS
 Effects of... Ogasawara et al. 2011
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