Ok. A few words to begin. Thanks for reading. I’m gonna list my training and thoughts as maybe it will crystalize my learning as I train day in day out. It will also be a record for me to come back too.
Strength training/bodybuilding for a year and a bit.
Ran for about two and half years until I realised that I didn’t really enjoy it that much, about 15/20 miles a week.
Have had four weeks off training due to a long vacation in the U.S.
Now I’m back its time to add some muscle to my frame. Jan 2nd 2009, I plan to do start cutting ready for spring. So three months growth/three months cut. I’ll lay down too much fat if I bulk for longer, and my metabolism will slow down too much if I cut for longer.
Bulking diet: 2500 kcal first week, and if no weight gain then a 300 hundred increase for each day of the week until I start gaining. So 2800 the next week, 3100 the next and so on.
Training: four times a week. Back, chest, shoulders, arms. Deadlifts and squats when I do back and shoulders. Abs with each workout. My legs are naturally quite big and I have a limited capacity to recover each week so the focus will be getting the upper body recovered asap for the next week. As I hopefully get stronger, I’ll increase both volume and intensity.
Ok I’m vain T-shirt muscles win this bulking session. Ugh. I guess I’ll have to do some cardio too.