The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
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  1. #1
    Senior Member snikez's Avatar
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    How much to get above your target weight when bulking?

    Ok my goal weight right now is about 150-160. How many pounds should I gain when gaining weight if I want to be at that goal when I cut? Should I be going 10 pounds over the goal then cut? or 20?
    Age 20-5'10
    Then: 134 lbs November 12, 2008
    Now: 195 lbs

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    Read the Stickies! whiteman90909's Avatar
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    Depends on your bf% starting out. If you're really lean, then you might only gain a couple lbs of fat during your bulk and not need much of a cut at all. If you have a lot of body fat already, then you may need to be cutting for a while.

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    Figure out where you want to be when you're done with the post-bulk cut and calculate the LBM you'll have when you get there. Bulk until your LBM is a few pounds above that, then cut down slow to preserve as much as possible. You will lose some, but cut slow and you can minimize it.
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