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Gutz981
05-29-2006, 04:51 PM
This is it boys and girls my first cut.

I am starting it tommorow 5-30-06 and will be ending it 6-8 weeks from that date. Depending of course on how the cut is going and how long I can stand it. I am confident that I will last through it and stay true. THERE WILL BE NO CHEATING DURING THIS CUT. Its gonna look like this:

Total cals: 2350
Protein: 235
Carbs: 176
Fat: 79

6 meals 390 cals at each.
39g protein Each Meal
30g carbs Each Meal
13g fat Each Meal

Was thinking this:

M1: 2 Scoop shake 1 tbs of olive oil 1 cup milk
460 cals
19 fat
17 carb
53 protein

M2: 2 Scoop shake 1 tbs of olive oil
360 cals
19 fat
4 carb
44 protein

M3: 2 pieces of chicken 1 cup rice 1 shot of olive oil 1tbs
420 cals
15.5 fat
41 carb
28 protein

End of school

M4: 1 piece of chicken .5 cups of rice
150 cals
.75 fat
20.5 carbs
14 protein

M5: 2 scoop powerade with creatine
140 cals
36 carbs

WORKOUT

M7: 2 scoop shake .5 cup carbo gain
335 cals
4 fat
27.5 carb
44 protein

M8: 1 piece of chicken .5 cup rice
150 cals
.75 fat
20.5 carbs
14 protein

M9: 1 scoop nuh nite protein 1 cup milk 1 tbs oil
340 cals
17 fat
17 carb
34 protein



I get this for the breakdown:
2340 cals total
76 fat 684
231 protein 924
183 carb 732

Starting weight: 190-193 BF estimate: 15-18

Stumprrp
05-29-2006, 05:00 PM
wootz.

Phelon
05-29-2006, 06:45 PM
hope it goes good.

Gutz981
05-30-2006, 03:58 PM
Like I said there will be no cheating. No cheating occured today followed the plan to a T. I'm not gonna lie so far today I drank at least 2 gallons of water to try and surpress the appitite. I know its only my first day but strength is good and enegry is good. I think the pak is whats saving my ass. God bless Animal baby.

Current weight: 190 5-30-06

McIrish
05-30-2006, 05:23 PM
really freaking solid dedication, keep it up bro and you'll be shredded before summer is out! :thumbup:

Hockey66
05-30-2006, 10:50 PM
Good luck dude, cutting sucks. I feel like such a small lil' pussy right now, strength is down, and to top it off I just sprained my AC joint (shoulder) so I can't lift heavy for awhile. :( I repeat, cutting sucks.

Patz
05-31-2006, 12:06 AM
now you bitches know what elwood has been going through for the last 1 year +....

HILL
05-31-2006, 02:55 AM
good luck again gutz everything looks solid. i think maybe having a cheat day 5 weeks in could be an idea just if anything to keep you sane. if not how about the odd carb refeed day for energy benefits and your metabolism as the cals are reasonably low.

Gutz981
05-31-2006, 07:50 AM
Thanks for the support all. Hill I may do a carb refeed but definitly no cheat days. I'm already insane so I got nothin to lose lol ;). Anyway for this being day 2 I'm starting to addapt to the new diet. Yesterday I was getting pissed I was ****ing hungry at night. I gotta do what I gotta do. I figure if I can lose anywhere from 5-8 pounds of purely fat I'd be happy with this cut.

I refuse to go below 180. Absolutly refuse. I'd feel like such a lil pussy.

Oh just to note I've been getting even more sleep than usual 9 hours last night. I go to sleep at like 9 because I don't wanna stay up and be hungry.

EDIT: I wish I had a digital camera to take pics to note the end of the bulk but oh well.

TOBART
05-31-2006, 08:14 AM
Good luck with the cut Gutz, I can't wait to see the progress here.

How come you didn't ease into the cut more? Like, why didnt you slowly lower the calories until you got down to 2350?

Gutz981
05-31-2006, 04:39 PM
All or nothin man. I just gotta stop being a pussy and take it like a man.

Experianced strength/enegry loss along with a really ****ty workout. So I'm at the moment getting upset and got that lost feeling. Remeber this is my first cut so its hittin me hard.

Weight today was 186! Ok thats 4 pounds in a few days. Someone ease my suffering here and please tell me it was most likly water weight?

Diet has been spot on. Although I think I'm gonna lower the fats and put more carbs in for the enegry factor.

Gutz981
05-31-2006, 05:50 PM
The cut revamped:
Goal intake
Total cals: 2320
380 P
190 C
20 F

Per meal aiming for:
47.5 P
23.75 C
2.5 F

M1: 2 Scoop shake
240 cals
5 fat
4 carb
44 protein

M2: 2 Scoop shake
240 cals
5 fat
4 carb
44 protein

M3:2 Scoop shake
240 cals
5 fat
4 carb
44 protein

M4: 3 pieces of chicken 1 cup rice
360 cals
1.5 fat
41 carb
42 protein

End of school

M5: 3 pieces of chicken 1 cup rice
360 cals
1.5 fat
41 carb
42 protein

M6: 2 scoop powerade with creatine
70 cals
18 carbs

M7: 2 scoop shake .5 cup carbo gain
335 cals
4 fat
27.5 carb
44 protein

WORKOUT

M8: .5 cup rice 2 pieces of chicken 1 scoop shake
335 cals
3 fat
27.5 carb
66 Protein


M9: 1 scoop nuh nite protein
120 cals
3 fat
4 carb
25 protein

Accual intake:
Cals: 2340
Fat: 28g
Carbs: 171g
Protein: 351g

In this revamp I upped the carbs and protein by a large amount. I was speaking to a guy that competes and by the look of him he knew what he was doing. So I'm going to try his style out for my first cut. Again no cheating. Just more carbs and protein.

TOBART
05-31-2006, 06:19 PM
Try and get some more fiber into you diet gutz, that might help with the hunger. Are you taking any supplementation for fiber? It seems extremely low with that diet.

drew
05-31-2006, 06:45 PM
Good luck with the cutz Gutz. Looking good thus far.

Gutz981
06-01-2006, 04:39 PM
No fiber supp. Which your right man I probably should look into it. thanks for the suggestion.

Thanks drew I hope it goes good.

Today the diet has been spot on. The upping of carbs and protein and lowering of fat has worked wonders. I got more enegry now than I did when I was bulking.

Weight today: 187.5 happy with this.

Built
06-01-2006, 04:56 PM
Glad you're getting the diet tweaked.

Maybe save a little extra food to eat at night when you're hungry. That's what I do.

Gutz981
06-01-2006, 06:26 PM
Accually I like having alot less toward the night. I take my nuh nite shake at like 9 and hit the sheets right there. I've been getting 9+ hours these past few days.

But none the less a good idea. :)

Built
06-01-2006, 06:29 PM
The sleep part is something I really, REALLY have to work on.

I'm a "hungry at night" kind of person. I HAVE to budget for this, or I'm doomed.

HILL
06-02-2006, 03:57 AM
lol i find as long as i have a decent meal about 8ish im ok if i save a protein drink for before bed. if i dnt do this and stay up late im very temtped to snack.

Gutz981
06-02-2006, 04:57 PM
Diet was spot on today. Good enegry. Strength is great.

Question: Its better to keep your reps lower 8-10 when on a cut correct?

Weight today: 188 I feel I'm getting leaner...this is a mirror judge.

Quad measurement: 27"
Arm measurement: 16.25"
Taken last night.

WBBIRL
06-03-2006, 11:39 AM
Lift heavy low reps, forces your body to hold onto LBM so with minimal calories fat is the only thing left to go. I would say 8 should be a roof on the reps, but their are lots of others on this site who know plenty more about cutting then I do.

DGabe24
06-03-2006, 11:45 AM
Really impressive dedication Gutz, I'll be stopping in once in a while to give you a good kic in the ass when you need it ;) Keep up the good work big man~

Gutz981
06-04-2006, 12:31 PM
Thanks guys.

Diet spot on as usual.

Weighed in today: 186

Been getting 11+ hours of sleep these past few days

Gutz981
06-05-2006, 03:25 PM
Weighed in today: 184 not good. dropping weight too fast I think. So I'm gonna bump the cals up by 300 and see. Thoughts?

WBBIRL
06-05-2006, 04:56 PM
Its water weight, you didnt lose 2lbs of fat in one day. It RARELY if ever happens.

TOBART
06-05-2006, 09:30 PM
Are you weighing yourself with some consistancy (first thing in the morning with no clothes on)? I'm with WBBIRL on this one, its mostly water weight. Still, I would bump calories up a bit. I thought 2350 was too low right from the start; especially considering you just came off a diet of around 4500.

Gutz981
06-06-2006, 04:28 PM
Yeah but its a consistant loss. Which freaks me out.

Todays weight: 182.5 !!!

I'm upping the calories a drastic amount.

going up to 3000 but still keeping it clean.

Built
06-06-2006, 04:37 PM
Creep the calories up a few hundred for a week, then another few hundred.

All at once may be too much.

Gutz981
06-06-2006, 05:12 PM
This is too complicated lol.

WBBIRL
06-06-2006, 05:33 PM
If I werent moderately afraid of you and lived closer I would kick your high caloire consuming while losing weight ass.

Gutz981
06-06-2006, 06:01 PM
**** it bro. Take it. I'm dropping too fast. Now honestly I'm not so sure I'm dropping muscle. Because my lifts have stayed constant. Even went up.

Stumprrp
06-06-2006, 06:19 PM
then stop bitching and keep gettin lean. lol.

Gutz981
06-06-2006, 06:27 PM
but I'm ****ing worried man. Because I don't know if its the old polak strength genetics kickin in ;) lol. or I'm really not losing muscle.

Stumprrp
06-06-2006, 06:46 PM
deffinatly the polak

Gutz981
06-07-2006, 04:22 PM
Todays weight 185.5 more like it. Even if I just had more water in the system or whatever made me feel good. lol

Gutz981
06-08-2006, 05:42 PM
off day but looking in the mirror definitly losing the right kind of weight. Can faintly see top 2 abs.

HILL
06-09-2006, 01:38 AM
hey gutz glad to see you loosing, i told you those cals would be to low for ya lol

Gutz981
06-09-2006, 04:14 PM
Hill definitly a good call. Wayy too low...I'm at 3000 right now and still losing.

Current weight 184. Been doing a mirror check the gut is going.

Gutz981
06-10-2006, 11:20 AM
todays weight 186. but mirror checks have me confident. I have gyno in my left pec which I'd like to get rid of....other than that I'm good.

Gutz981
06-11-2006, 01:07 PM
todays weight 185.

Gutz981
06-13-2006, 02:10 PM
Gonna try a PSMF diet for about 3 days or so...just to give that last effort before I bulk.

Gonna aim for this...

4 shakes (2 scoop) mixed with water. and 2 shakes (1 scoop) mixed with water. +plus vegetables. 1 spoon of extra virgin olive oil.

Comes down to 44g of P, 3g F, 4g of C per shake.

Breakdown:
220g of P
15g of F
20g of C
+ vegetables
Comes to 1095 cals a day.

HILL
06-14-2006, 02:58 AM
that looks sickly low. congrats on the weight tho looking good

Gutz981
06-14-2006, 12:20 PM
183 today weight.

Gutz981
06-16-2006, 02:43 PM
weight 182.5

Mirror checks I'm lookin real soild. Lat spread has either gotten bigger or its just coming out alot more because I'm leaning out.