View Full Version : How much weight do you aim to gain per week when bulking?

11-02-2008, 06:18 PM
.5-1lb per week? When trying to make sure that fat gain is kept to a minimum.

11-02-2008, 08:11 PM
For me I try to stick to 1-2lbs a week, I can gain Fat pretty easy so I have to really watch it.

11-02-2008, 08:13 PM
You're going to gain fat regardless. But, .5 -1.5 sounds about right. Slow and steady for the win.

11-02-2008, 08:17 PM
is that 5 pounds or kgs? im gonna say pounds.
to bulk wat reps should u be doing?
im doin 8-12 atm
but im not bulking up very much

11-02-2008, 09:29 PM
Instead of 8-12 I would try 5x5 with higher weight

11-02-2008, 09:54 PM
Instead of 8-12 I would try 5x5 with higher weight

It doesn't matter as long as you can provide enough progressive load to stimulate your muscles to adapt and grow via sarcoplasmic hypertrophy and....shoot, what's the other kind of hypertrophy? Myofribilar?

It comes down to intensity and a progressive load so your body will adapt to accomodate that load the next time you lift....where you add more and repeat the process -- don't get caught up in rep ranges....