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Week 9 Update - Powerlifting as a No Carb Athlete

Exactly 2 months into this and things are going great!  Primary Goals for this experiment: 1. Eat less than 15g carbs per day 🎯 2. Get to 100 pounds of Skeletal Muscle Mass 🎯 3. Maintain Body Fat % at 10% or less 🎯 4. Get Strong AF 🎯 Everything is on target. The daily carb intake is a no-brainer. I've been doing that for the last 4 years anyway.  I've gained 3.3 pounds of SMM in 2 months. That puts me on pace for 100 pounds by Halloween. My body fat % went up a little over the last few weeks as I was both finding my MET and dealing with a crap week last week. It looks like it's on the way back down and at a whopping .5% increase, it's not something I'm worried about. Sub 10% by October is easy. Get Strong AF I'm changing things up. For the last 12 years, I've been a CrossFitter. Post-COVID, I spent a good amount of time getting general strength and functional fitness back up to where it was before lockdowns. The last year has been more of an aesthetic jo