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    Default "hard" muscle vs "soft" muscle

    I guess my question is, does this concept make sense?

    I know of someone who believes that eating a "clean" diet (little complex carbs, lots of protein, little fat) will result in muscles feeling more firm, as opposed to an "un-clean" diet (lots of simple carbs, lots of protein, average fat) will result in "soft" muscles.

    *NOTE: the "clean" and "un-clean" diets are how this person perceives them*

    I can see some sense in this, seeing as how more carbs stored as glycogen will lead to an increase in water retention. But I feel like a muscle doesn't become hard or soft. I believe a muscle is a muscle. If anything, I feel like more water retention will make the muscle feel harder.

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    Not only is there no such thing as hard or soft muscle, there's no such thing as clean or dirty foods. Your body breaks it all down the same way.
    Donít chase the 1%, there is no magic training routine or diet thatís going to provide any measurable results over the basic principles for getting huge and strong: Train heavy, eat and sleep more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EKnight View Post
    Not only is there no such thing as hard or soft muscle, there's no such thing as clean or dirty foods. Your body breaks it all down the same way.
    I knew this sounded stupid, but thank you for confirming it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by THAsokrtryxtr View Post
    I knew this sounded stupid, but thank you for confirming it.
    http://wannabebig.com/diet-and-nutri...-clean-eating/
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    I've found that whenever I cut and lose fat my muscles get much firmer, opposed to when I'm bulking when my muscles feel softer. Pretty sure thats just because of the layer of fat over the muscle not the actually density of the muscle.
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    EKnight is right - there is no such thing as hard muscle and soft muscle. Muscle is muscle! You're correct jwendz the softness you feel is surely just fat covering the muscle

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    You don't have to eat only salad and chicken in order to gain muscle, you have to know how many calories do you need, how much protein,carbs, fats, etc, and if you're train hard in combination with a good diet you can reach an aesthethic physique, if you want to learn more, check this course, with the information that I've learned from this course, I reached my goal and I have a muscular body without belly fat.
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