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refeed meals and cheat meals

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Refeed Meals vs Cheat MealsDifference ?


Refeed meals and Cheat meals are both designed to get similar results but both of them have their own unique way.


 Refeed meal is a planned and controlled way of increasing calories whereas a cheat meal is an unplanned and uncontrolled way of increasing calories in an individual diet.

 Why do we take refeed meals?


We consume refeed meals during our dieting phase to boost our metabolism which gets very low during the cutting phase. When we take refeed meals our body's glycogen levels get boosted which helps in pumping the muscles more and we don't get fat by refeeding meals. Refeed meals also help improve your body's micronutrients, which are necessary during the dieting phase.



  • Helps in diet Adherence.
  • Increases energy in the body.
  • Gives you a little freedom in food.



  • Have to monitor the calories.
  • Boost your metabolism.

 Why do we take cheat meals?


We consume cheat meals during our bulking phase to get a surplus in calories for better pump and workout. If a person has 3000 maintenance calories and he or she has to add extra 300-400 calories then they or will consume cheat meals. Cheat meals can also be taken before training significant body parts like the legs and back to get more energy and pump during the workout.



  • Increase energy level in the body.
  • Improves leptin levels in the body.
  • Gives you a mental break from dieting.



  • Increase fat in the body.
  • Delay in your dieting efforts.

Which one is better ?


Refeed meals and Cheat meals both have their own pros and cons but both have similar targets which are to make more and more muscles and provide essential energy to the body.


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