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Northeasterner
03-17-2009, 06:15 AM
.... or I better add lots of it when I end my 5x5.

I've been guilty of eating a bit TOO much in my efforts to fuel my body while bulking. I've gotten more mass, but I've increased my waistline. Haven't eaten clean.

I'm just glad I know how to lose fat - I lost 10lbs in 1 month last year.

Also, I slept nearly 10 hours last night after 4 hours the night before. I feel so refreshed today.

aneas
03-17-2009, 06:30 AM
Been guilty of overdoing the bulk myself in the past...who hasnt been.

For fat loss I think slow and stead is the best way to go...dont want to lose any hard earned muscle.

MrNismo
03-17-2009, 06:37 AM
Same here man. Except for the most part I'd say I am eating clean for a bulk. I figure if my main goal is to gain strength on this 5x5 then I best be eating for it. Up to %13.5 bf from %10.5 but added in 2 sessions of 30 minutes slow paced cardio and 1 15 minute HIIT session. We'll see how that goes.

Northeasterner
03-17-2009, 06:42 AM
Yep. One cannot get big and strong without lots of food. And believe me guys, in recent weeks, I've been eating like mad. I already have a healthy appetite even when I don't lift (which isn't good cuz I'm not active so I just get fat), so with 5x5, my appetite goes thru the roof.