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gazza
03-14-2008, 09:27 PM
hi guys when i try to bulk it seems to go straight to my gut.
even while I'm eating clean and it really pisses me of
any one else have this problem

thanks
gazza

bjohnso
03-14-2008, 10:09 PM
What's your routine like?

BFGUITAR
03-14-2008, 10:28 PM
Could be genetics... Most of my fat heads to my thighs and arms. If that is the case, than there is no helpin ya!

gazza
03-14-2008, 11:00 PM
my routine is mon,chest
tue,back
wed,legs
thur,shoulders
fri,arms
each workout is any were from 45min to 1 hour

each morning i try to go for a 30min power walk come back and do my weights.
after my workout i try to finish of with 15mins on the cross trainer doing about 350 calories

I'm 6ft1 and 225pounds my trouble is my arms and legs are skinny compared to my gut!

arms are 15 and half inch legs are 25inch and waist 42inch

thanks
guys

bjohnso
03-14-2008, 11:31 PM
Exercises and sets? Reps? That routine doesn't look very good (not trying to be an ass).

Also, what's your diet like? How much protein, fat and carbs are you getting a day?

BPM Osgood
03-15-2008, 06:21 AM
If its going to your "gut" then your Food intake is wrong. You should only be gaining 1lbs a week, this will help you not pack on as much fatty weight!

gazza
03-15-2008, 04:28 PM
im doing at the moment 6x6

thanks

bjohnso
03-15-2008, 06:11 PM
So, what, like 6*6 of concentration exercises? Or big compounds? Are you working close to maximum work capacity?

gazza
03-16-2008, 06:11 PM
sorry guys this is my workout
mon, chest
flye,6x6
inc bench,6x6
pec machine,6x6
db bench press,6x6

tues, back
wide grip pull down 6x6
seated row,6x6
bent over row,6x6
dead lift,3x10

wed,legs
leg curl,6x6
lying leg curl,6x6
squats,4x10

thur,shoulders
standing over head press,6x6
front and side raise,6x6
seated db over head press,6x6

fri,arms
ezy curl,6x6
preacher curls,6x6
hammer curls,6x6
close grip bench press,6x6
french curl,6x6
tri press down,6x6

thanks guys

bjohnso
03-16-2008, 06:47 PM
sorry guys this is my workout
mon, chest
flye,6x6
inc bench,6x6
pec machine,6x6
db bench press,6x6

tues, back
wide grip pull down 6x6
seated row,6x6
bent over row,6x6
dead lift,3x10

wed,legs
leg curl,6x6
lying leg curl,6x6
squats,4x10

thur,shoulders
standing over head press,6x6
front and side raise,6x6
seated db over head press,6x6

fri,arms
ezy curl,6x6
preacher curls,6x6
hammer curls,6x6
close grip bench press,6x6
french curl,6x6
tri press down,6x6

thanks guys

Half of your chest routine is concentration.. Your back day looks alright, but you're doing squats the day after deadlifts, which is a no-no. The volume also looks kind of high. Your leg day is more than 2/3 concentration. You have way too much volume for shoulder, IMO. That arm day is just ridiculous (way too much volume, totally unnecessary). You're doing like 10x more sets for upper body than lower body.

You need to get a better routine.

HahnB
03-16-2008, 06:49 PM
I highly doubt that routine is the reason he's putting on a lot of fat. What is your current height/weight, and how long have you been training?

gazza
03-16-2008, 09:18 PM
thanks guys
as stated 6ft1 and 220pound
i have being lifting for 1 and half years
I'm 37 years old
could some one give me a good work out to follow that's going to give me some good gains please it would be really appreciated

thanks
guys

bjohnso
03-16-2008, 10:12 PM
Do a search for a Rippetoe routine, a Bill Starr 5*5, WBB1 or BGB (baby got back). Those are all good routines.

Bupp
03-16-2008, 11:14 PM
I don't think the routine is the issue. What does your diet look like?

gazza
03-17-2008, 01:12 AM
this is what i eat
first thing on waking is a protein shake
follow by my 30 min walk

1 cup of oats
then weights for approx 1 hour

30min after workout i have 5 egg whites on two slices of whole meal bread

lunch is chicken breast with broccoli and brown rice
after noon tea fruit and maybe some nuts

dinner changes from chicken breast,or fish, or steak.with either salad or veggies this is normally Monday to Friday
week ends i cheat a bit ha ha

bjohnso
03-17-2008, 04:12 PM
Your diet looks pretty good. Do you know how many calories, grams of fat, grams of protein, and grams of carbs your getting every day? (roughly)

gazza
03-18-2008, 09:12 PM
sorry i haven't yet measured my intake yet
i know that my protein is low I'm around 200grams a day

so i quick question on my chest days is that to much what should it be like can you give me a example please
thanks