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Cronos1247
11-02-2008, 06:18 PM
.5-1lb per week? When trying to make sure that fat gain is kept to a minimum.

BBDF
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.

FishTank
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.

limpopo
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

MattP343
11-02-2008, 09:29 PM
Instead of 8-12 I would try 5x5 with higher weight

MarkVI
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....