Anybody ever do this? The theory is that if you diet for a while before you cycle you get a mad anabolic rebound effect which means your cycle is much more effective.
I’ve decided to give it a try. Going to spend the next 8 weeks cutting like fuck, then jump into a ridiculous bulking cycle, see if it makes it any more effective.
Couldn’t hurt, eh? I might even do some cardio…[/quote]
I was 176lbs with a higher bodyfat and decided to cut before up’ing my TRT dose to a blast dose of 300mgs/wk. I dropped down to just under 160lbs after about 10-12weeks of strict diet (high protein / healthy fats and low carbs); I hated it because I was incredibly small at 5’ 9" but figured wtf I’m on TRT for life now so I did my low dose cycle
I ended up getting up to 185lbs in 8 or 9 weeksweeks and was leaner then I was at 176lbs originally. Infact I was pretty lean (for me) at my new 176lbs after only 5-7 weeks. It was night and day just after 8 weeks
I pulled some muscles in my lower back / hips that put pressure on my sciatic nerve which forced me to drop front squats and deadlifts and my E2 went through the roof so I may have been able to get better results had I not had those issues. Who knows?
I have since dropped down to 180lbs while on cruise trying to get leaner and get my E2 under control before blasting again in Sept
I’d HIGHLY recommend priming before a cycle based on what worked for me. My Test dosages were really low too @ 300mg/wk so I’d love to see what could happen at a higher dose. I read an article specific to this topic; I’m sure you could find something on google. It’s basically a carb cycling program before you start your cycle
It’d be interesting to hear your results if you go this route. I will be posting my cycle results in my thread :
Cruising and Occassional Light Blasting