34 y/o ‘crossfitter’ here. At 5’11 and 160 pounds, I’ve always had a hard time to gain muscle mass since I began lifting weights 5-6 years ago and feel sort of ‘stuck’ with my big lift numbers.
Moreover, I’ve been reading your articles about keeping a low body fat percentage and reaching a certain level of leanness before attempting to gain weight, and though I’ve been told that I need to pack on muscle/pounds to get my lifts up, I’m afraid of losing my leanness and conditioning levels if I were to focus uniquely on lifting and gaining mass for a while.
Would any of your programs help me address this or be best suited for a situation like mine? I really like your work and would like to support it by (at least) purchasing one of your books/programs.
No idea what my body fat % is, though I would guess around 13-14 % based on CT’s insights on how we tend to underestimate BF%. Here’s a picture taken this morning upon waking to give you an idea: