26 June 2019

DIET BREAK STUDY – Competitive Natural Bodybuilders Needed

by Jacob Schepis 0


The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of diet breaks on psychology and physiology in a group of competitive natural bodybuilders.


We are looking for competitive male and female natural bodybuilders between 18 and 45 years old, currently in a weight loss phase


  • Have been losing weight for at least 4 consecutive weeks
  • Have lost at least 2% of body weight since starting the weight loss phase
  • Willing to follow diet break nutritional instructions for 7 days
  • Willing to attend the laboratory (Deakin University Melbourne or University of Western Australia campus) for a 60 minute testing session on days 0, 1, 2, 3 and 7 of the diet break


  • Gain detailed knowledge of your body composition, including
    your percentage body fat and amount of lean mass via DEXA
  • Receive knowledge of your resting metabolic rate which may be valuable for personalising nutritional interventions

If you’re interested in participating or would like more information, please fill out the form below:

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