So I got the bug again, and I think this time it's for good this time. That is, I feel more addicted than ever and I PRAY that being my life is where I want it now, that hopefully nothing will majorly derail this obsession with lifting again!
So I am sharing some progress pictures with you guys, because out of all the boards there, including the madhouses like GB and BB, I like this one the best because it consists of a small group of level headed guys.
If things keep progressing, and again, without the thing called LIFE that lifters resent getting in the way of things, I will focus on doing a physique show in the future.
To get back into things, I have been doing nothing but a bare bones 5/3/1 program. When some strength barriers are broken, I will switch to a traditional bodybuilding split, likely in 2 or 3 months.
1.25 grams carbs per pound
1.25 grams protein per pound
0.25 grams fat per pound
Yes, I am an IIFYMer. I've been conservative with calories because I've recomped a bit from coming back to hardcore lifting from general fitness stuff. However, sometimes life and my taste buds and social life get the best of me and I chow down on the delicious fattening calories, but i have not gotten much fat.
I am admittedly in the dead zone--not fat, but not cut--but I believe this is where I feel the most capable and strongest. No, I am not a permabulker, but if I eat too little, even if I will look a bit better, I will not have the "oomph" I need. Anyway, I am not ready to shred up yet.