Hey, im currently bulking. When I bulk I have about 13%body fat. I would like to lean for the summer, but the one thing over all I cannot do is lose muscle. I hit the gym hard three times a weak, and do cardio three times a week out of the gym. If I cut to like 7 or 8%bf will I be at any risk of losing muscle?
Thread: Losing muscle while cutting?
06-02-2011, 11:21 AM #1
Losing muscle while cutting?
Last edited by Chrissssss1; 06-02-2011 at 11:28 AM.
06-02-2011, 04:38 PM #2
06-14-2011, 04:08 AM #3" Satisfaction Is The Death Of Desire "
06-19-2011, 01:43 AM #4
- Join Date: May 2008
- Location: New York, United States
- Age: 28
- Posts: 1,897
- Rep Power: 300
try shooting for a smaller deficit. just as obese people have no trouble losing fat at multiple pounds per day, its extremely difficult for someone lighter and at a lower body fat to lose fat...
however, if you eat at small deficits like 250-500 instead of 500-700 calories per day, this should resolve any issue as far as losing muscle.
also LIFT HEAVY and EAT TONS OF PROTEIN.http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=492749
-do not neglect deadlifts
-do not neglect squats
-do not neglect rows
-do not neglect bench press
06-20-2011, 09:25 PM #5
06-22-2011, 01:50 AM #6
08-05-2011, 11:36 PM #7
By kmay65 in forum Teen BodybuildingReplies: 15Last Post: 04-29-2010, 10:48 PM
By bigggggg in forum Teen BodybuildingReplies: 3Last Post: 05-30-2008, 04:33 AM
By RiseAbove in forum Teen BodybuildingReplies: 15Last Post: 10-04-2006, 07:04 PM
By newbie176 in forum Misc.Replies: 2Last Post: 07-26-2005, 10:38 PM
By montecarlo in forum Losing FatReplies: 12Last Post: 12-01-2004, 12:47 PM