OK guys, I read JB’s diet post, and saw he was happy losing about 6 pounds of lean body mass to get to 4% BF. I obviously, have NO such inspirations, however, with everything going on in my life, I have been following massive eating…but not eating too well due to the new job, the Vixen, and everything else going on. I have been putting on size, up from 248 to 257, however the stomach says that this time around it is probably more fat than muscle…again due to the poor eating. I am probably up from 11-12% BF (Top row of abs…all if I flex…thats all I want, so I dont go lower than 10% being an ectomorph…it just makes me look too narrow)
Anyway, I am probably at say 14% looking in the mirror…just a guess. Now Berardi will not fess up right now, according to his post, However…here is the question. Do you think it is easier to lose fat while preserving muscle when you are at a higher BF%? So in other words if I just try to get tigher on the massive eating diet…keep bulking, and say my BF goes to 17% THEN take off the fat? Or are my numbers likely to be close to Johns…of losing say 5 pounds of muscle for every 12-15 pounds of fat? Or is the only reason he lost so much LBM because he was trying to get so low in BF? I need to know your opinions so I know if I should just keep rolling on this bulking spree and not wory about the BF (appearance doesnt matter right now) or should I try to drop a few pounds of fat first then go back to bulking? I want to preserve as much of my hard gained muscle as possible obviously…so which way do you go??