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Hyper-Gonadic Progress Pictures

Ok so I’ve been unsatisfied with my body for all of my teenage life, and I fooled around on various programs and diets, but never really got serious about it until 4 months ago when I buckled down and went full force into training and dieting.

Then, 2 months ago, I found out that I was hypergonadic, and had to be injected with Test everyweek. My testosterone went from 271 to 840

I want to now get even more serious about improving my body, I need to know how I should proceed as far as diet, routine, and direction (keep cutting or bulk?). My goals are to just be lean, be strong, be healthy, and be fit.

Here is my progress:

Before Pictures:
Front
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y89/jdinatale/DoubleBicep8weeks.jpg

Back:
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y89/jdinatale/BackBicep8weeks.jpg

Side:
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y89/jdinatale/Tricep8weeks.jpg

After Pictures:

Front
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y89/jdinatale/doublebicept.jpg

Back
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y89/jdinatale/backdouble.jpg

Side:
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y89/jdinatale/mostmuscular.jpg

Relaxed:
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y89/jdinatale/siderelaxed.jpg

Stats Before:
Age: 18
Weight: 174 pounds
Height: 5’10

Stats After (4 months)
Age: 18
Weight: 154
Height: 5’10

Diet:
-6 meals a day
-at least 128 ounces of water a day, no other beverages

Supplements:
-Whey
-Dextrose/Maltodextrin (Post workout)
-Little bit of creatine
-Multi vitamin
-Fish oil
-Flax Seed
-Vitamin C
-Organic Apple Cider Vinegar

Meal 1:
1 Serving Oats
2 Scoops Whey

Meal 2:
1 Sweet potato
1 Chicken Breast Serving

Meal 3 (post workout):
2 Scoops Whey
Dextrose/Maltodextrin

Meal 4:
2 Salmon Servings
1 Peanut Butter serving
Leafy Green Vegetables

Meal 5:
Eggs
Leafy Greens (spinach, collard greens)
Flax seed/fish oil/borrage oil (variations of EFA’s)

Meal 6:
Cottage Cheese
An Essential Fatty Acid

TOTALS:
-2000 Calories
-At least 1-2 gram of protein per body weight, probably more.
-Carbohydrates only in the first 3 meals, and only fiborous, slow digesting ones
-Essential fatty acids in last 3 meals.

I NEVER cheat. Ever. I have stuck to this diet with no cheat meals for 4 months.

Routine:

I don’t really have a good routine, right now I am doing a workout that the Army made to prepare people for Special Forces training, here is the link, it is essentially a bunch of hiking, running, pushups, pull ups, and situps
http://www.usarec.army.mil/hq/sfas/prepare.html

So Finally, my questions are:

  1. Should I cut or bulk?
  2. What weight lifting program should I be on?
  3. How could I improve my diet?
  4. How many calories a day should I be eating? I’m not sure on this one.