Thanks for the responses.
I measure at the same point each week, so muscle glyocgen, food in stomach, etc. should be evened out trend-wise.
My stats are that I'm 5'9, 173.5 (mean weight over the last week). I estimate I'm at 9% BF.
I'm 25, have been training for 8 years now.
I was kind of wondering that actually, how much fat should I have on my medium and high carb days? On the one hand I was figuring I should have high overall calories on these specialization days, on the other, with the insulin spikes in the day, that could result in storage.
I always measure in the morning before any meals.
My training is Sunday, Wednesday and Friday are specialization days, monday and thursday other days.
Currently I'm specializing in Military Press strength and calf and forearm mass. Wednesday, for instance, is something like (reps and sets vary as I periodize):
A1 Military Press work up to 2rm
A2 Static Holds 5x(11-17s)
A3 Leg Press Calf raises 5x16-20
B1 Incline Bench work up to 3rm
B2 Preacher Reverse curl 4x9
B3 Preacher Reverse Curl +fat gripz 4x9
B4 Standing Calf machine 4x16-20
C1 Incline bench-supported lateral raises 4x12
C2 Donkey Calf Raises 4x16-20
C3 Kpipe Curls 4x10
D1 Rear cable raise 4x10
D2 Seated Calf Raise 4x14-18
D3 Wrist Roller 4x3-6
Today (thursday, an "other" day) I did
Pin pulls against bands ME
B1 Bulgarian split squats, 3x4
B2 Reverse Cable Wrist Curls
C1 Weighted Chinups 3x4
C2 Wegihted Dcline Situps 3x4
C3 Reverse Cable Wrist Curls
I'm not trying to diet right now., I'm trying to slowly gain muscle and strength while maintaining my body fat % at its current level.
I got 7-8 hours most of my time here, but most of the time I put in about 30 hours of studying/work a week (also did the same in undergrad. I'm lucky to be smart enough to get away with it) and sometimes even less. Now, having only one published paper and no end to my thesis research in sight with a likely funding cutoff in September '12, I'm putting in 50-60. I get the sense with the competitive research market out there (competing against people equally or smarter than I am), my future schedule will look more like it is now than it did during the good ole' days, in which case I'll just need to adapt.