It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Exercise & Fitness Message Board

  • micro bulking/cutting

  • Post New Thread   Closed Thread
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 08-11-2003, 07:25 PM   #1
    poletrain
    Junior Member
     
    poletrain's Avatar
     
    Join Date: Aug 2003
    Posts: 11
    poletrain HB User
    Question micro bulking/cutting

    My last bulking cycle added alot of muscle and some fat. However, when I started cutting I lost alot of strenght or atleast more than what I was prepared to loose. For my next bulking/cutting phase I am thinking about trying to micro bulk/cut. By this I mean a month of bulking and a month of cutting. I plan to do this around my creatine cycling. Does anyone know if this is an effective method and if I will be able to gain much mass this way. Also, can anyone tell me how to keep maximum strenght during a cutting phase. Any info will be appreciated. Thanks...John

     
    Sponsors Lightbulb
       
    Old 08-11-2003, 07:35 PM   #2
    Snaeke
    Inactive
     
    Join Date: Jun 2003
    Location: Barnesville, PA, US
    Posts: 56
    Snaeke HB User
    Post

    I was going to try that myself, but after putting some thought into it, I think doing something like that would end up taking longer for you to get the results that you're looking for.

    Do the strength/mass program until you get yourself to a size that you want. Then start cutting/toning. The only thing you'll end up doing by cycling back & forth is wasting a lot of time.

    ------------------
    -Snaeke
    "I may be fat, but I most certainly carry more weight around than your narrow butt everyday." -phat food for thought

     
    Old 08-12-2003, 05:45 AM   #3
    Naxis
    Senior Veteran
    (female)
     
    Naxis's Avatar
     
    Join Date: May 2001
    Location: San Antonio, TX
    Posts: 5,586
    Naxis HB User
    Post

    My guess is that you just tried to cut too fast. The faster you lose weight, the more likely some of it will be muscle. I have had good results with a CKD for holding onto muscle. It might also be beneficial to allow a longer timeframe so you can do it a little more slowly.

    ------------------
    Keep your body lean, your blood clean and your mind sharp. -Rollins
    __________________
    Keep your body lean, your blood clean and your mind sharp. -Rollins

     
    Old 08-12-2003, 07:35 AM   #4
    krazyleggs2000
    Junior Member
     
    krazyleggs2000's Avatar
     
    Join Date: Aug 2003
    Location: philadelphia, pa, usa
    Posts: 17
    krazyleggs2000 HB User
    Post

    hmm poletrain.. jw, but do u do polevault by any chance?.. ur name just made me think of it
    __________________
    aim me: krazyleggs2000

     
    Old 08-12-2003, 08:19 AM   #5
    johnd
    Senior Member
     
    johnd's Avatar
     
    Join Date: Apr 2003
    Location: Va
    Posts: 157
    johnd HB User
    Post

    im not a fan of traditional bulking and cutting cycles. I do reconize that they are the quickest way to mass. However, i prefer to stay lean all year - being fat half the time isnt my idea of fun. I bump my calories up ~500 above maintanence. On a diet like this i steadily add LBM. Everyonce in a while ill start to get a bit soft, so ill drop the cals for a couple weeks. While this method is slower than big cutting and bulking cycles, its not THAT much slower, plus one is able to look great year round.

    johnd

     
    Old 08-12-2003, 08:57 PM   #6
    poletrain
    Junior Member
     
    poletrain's Avatar
     
    Join Date: Aug 2003
    Posts: 11
    poletrain HB User
    Post

    krazyleggs...no I dont polevault, lol, poletrain is a nickname I got along time ago and I guess it kinda stuck.

     
    Closed Thread

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
    bulking phase vs. cutting phase andresp Exercise & Fitness 7 08-21-2003 09:12 AM




    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is Off
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off




    Sign Up Today!

    Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

    I want my free account

    All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:39 PM.





    © 2022 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!