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    I tried cutting. I had a horrible experience

    I'm 5 ft 10 1/2 inches.

    I beefed up to about from 145 to 178 lbs in less than a year.
    I was wanting to cut to about 165 lbs or so and look incredibly ripped for the summer.

    I cut my carbs a great deal and lowered my calorie intake.
    I got down to 169. My girlfriend noticed that I lost weight, but I don't look incredibly leaner. I started to look skinny in my clothes.
    I fatigue quickly with my workouts and can barely use my muscles.
    What was wrong here?
    My trainer tells me that if I actually cut, I will look like a stick and lose a lot of hard earned muscle.
    He tells me with my body type(ectomorph), mass is hard to come by so I should keep beefing or "keep the ball rolling."

    My new plan is to forget sporting the wife beater this summer and maybe sport it for next. In the mean time, I am going to work on my gains of strength and size. My goal is to reach 185 sometime this year. If I can slowly climb to 190 and maintain 12 to 15% bf, I will then start cutting down to 170 lbs. @ 7 - 8% bf.
    I will then be a male stripper and sport the wife beater everyday and rub myself with body glitter.

    lol

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    ...fattest...fatter...fat. WannaBeStrong's Avatar
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    How many calories were you taking in when cutting? P/C/F?

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    eating out millertime's Avatar
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    eat more carbs,


    and don't rub your self with body glitter.

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    Re: I tried cutting. I had a horrible experience

    Originally posted by Rycherx
    I'm 5 ft 10 1/2 inches.
    hehehehehe

    ya know someone wishes they were taller wehen they throw that 1/2 on the end.

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    eating out millertime's Avatar
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    lol, my little bro says hes 15 and 1/2 it is that same thing.

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    You probably should have been eating more fat if you were low carbing.
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    Re: Re: I tried cutting. I had a horrible experience

    Originally posted by Goin_Big


    hehehehehe

    ya know someone wishes they were taller wehen they throw that 1/2 on the end.

    I just round up.

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    You sound like me. I was 186lb, 17 years old, pretty good size but had a little bit of fat I needed to get rid of. I figured around 175lb would be great, but bf% was my concern not the weight. Well I went on a low carb diet and ate lots of protein. At one point I was 176lb, but my lifts suffered dramatically. Before I could get 275lb bench * 3, now I struggle with 260 *3. It sucks bad, since it looks like my putting the fat back on since I broke my diet (graduation parties, etc...going back to a healthy diet once all the food from my grad party tomorrow is gone).

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    wow..275 bench at 186 is impresive..got any pics?

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    Sure, not any recent ones though, this is from Jan. 26th.

    No leg shots or anything, just this mug shot my girlfriend took of me one day. I really should get some "offical" pics.
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