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Unread 01-22-2018, 10:41 PM
SimplyComplex SimplyComplex is offline
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A trap I've fallen into in the past is the bulk cut cycle, where I get fat and stronger. But then I immediately jump into a cut and proceed to lose much of my new strength.

How long does the body need to stay at a certain LBM in order to preserve it in a cut? I know first-hand that you can lose a lot if you just jump straight from bulking to cutting and expect BCAAs and Protein to save you.

Is it a matter of weeks, months or even longer before freshly gained strength/muscle lost on a cut becomes minimal?
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Unread 01-23-2018, 05:56 AM
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Body needs time to adapt, so you take 2 weeks of maintenance after a bulk (hardening phase).

And as always, check the main site first. Read more about it here:

https://www.bodyrecomposition.com/fa...-gaining.html/
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A trap I've fallen into in the past is the bulk cut cycle, where I get fat and stronger. But then I immediately jump into a cut and proceed to lose much of my new strength.

How long does the body need to stay at a certain LBM in order to preserve it in a cut? I know first-hand that you can lose a lot if you just jump straight from bulking to cutting and expect BCAAs and Protein to save you.

Is it a matter of weeks, months or even longer before freshly gained strength/muscle lost on a cut becomes minimal?
Bulk/cut cycles suck, but are probably optimal way to go. Perhaps reach a point youíre happy with and lean gain from there. Who knows. Whatever works for you.

Constantly bulking/cutting is frustrating. You cut - oh no, Iím small. Bulk, yikes getting fat. Itís frustrating and fluctuating water/glycogen balances make it seem worse.
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On the main site as always
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