My name is James, I am 21 years old, and I am currently 6'1, 205lbs. I have been lifting weights for about 4 years now but didn't get serious until a couple of years ago. At the age of 17 I was 160lbs. and very weak. After some motivation from seeing friends getting bigger and stronger, I decided to make a move. I work out with my dad in his home gym which is very nice with a lot of room and equipment. In October 2008 I was up to 200lbs. and then cut back down to 185lbs. I felt small as hell so I semi-cleanly bulked back up to 205lbs. where I am now. My plan is to bulk to 230lbs. and then cut again.
My diet is pretty clean with a few cheat meals here and there. It consists mainly of chicken, eggs, ham, turkey, red meat, fish, wheat bread, rice, oatmeal, bananas, apples, berries, broccoli, green beans, mixed veggies, milk, peanut butter, protein shakes, protein bars, mixed nuts, etc, etc. I am constantly eating every few hours trying to take in my needed calories. My objective is to bulk clean this time aiming for a .75-1.5lb gain per week.
I change my routine every 3-4 weeks depending on how I feel my strength gains are going. Here is my current routine:
Day 1: Chest/Bi's/Abs
Day 2: Legs/Calves
Day 3: OFF
Day 4: Back/Tri's/Abs
Day 5: Shoulders/Legs/Calves
Day 6: OFF
Day 7: Reapeat
Any comments or critiques along the way will be greatly appreciated. I will post pictures whenever I get a chance. May be a while...
HERE WE GO...