Information on my upcoming bulk.
I heard from Mastover a few minutes ago, and he sent me the meal plans for my upcoming bulk! I’m going to get those meal plans entered into my spreadsheet today or tomorrow, and will post them this week.
As you may recall, I mentioned a short while ago that we’re trying something new on this bulk: several weeks of bulking followed by short periods of cutting. This will be done in order to keep my fat gains to an absolute minimum. The plan is to bulk/cut for a total of 16 weeks, as follows: 5 weeks of bulking (October 1, 2007 – November 4, 2007), 2 weeks of cutting (November 5, 2007 – November 18, 2007), 3 weeks of bulking (November 19, 2007 – December 9, 2007), 1 week of cutting (December 10, 2007 – December 16, 2007) and, finally, 5 weeks of bulking (December 17, 2007 – January 20, 2008). I will begin my “real” cutting phase on Monday, January 21, 2008.
The plan is to be at or around 12% body fat when I start cutting. This should make a relatively brief cutting phase (my guess is around 3 months). I plan to cut down to at least 6% body fat – maybe even lower.
My upcoming training split and workouts are still being hashed out. I will post all that information in the very near future.
I can’t wait to start bulking!