As I near the end of my bulk... how do I transition into cut?

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  1. turbo35

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    I'm starting to taper off on gains and increase in bf%, which means that my bulk will probably cut off as soon as I get sick of being a fatass (pretty quick here). I'm trying to plan my diet/training around it.

    Should I try to maintain my current weight for a month or so before cutting (maybe maintenance + 200 cal with bi-weekly weight training), or should I go straight to cutting (maintenance - 500 cal or so, bi-weekly weight training). Going to try to encorporate some HIIT morning workouts maybe 2 or 3 times/wk with my normal bi-weekly m/th fullbody weight training.

    Suggestions?
     
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    Start adding in cardio while keeping calories near the same, then keep the cardio up and go into maintenance for a month or so. Drop cals afterwards (and keep the cardio).
     
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    This sounds fine to me.
     
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    HIIT instead of cardio... still the same plan?
     
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    Pur said he would just do low grade cardio to cut down for shows :dunno: that's what I'm planning to do.
     
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    Yeah... we'll see. I get in pretty decent shape just eating well and doing standard weight lifting workouts, so after I finish my bulk, I'll probably just eat my sedentary maintenance and throw that in and see how it goes. Shit, I got all winter to hide under long sleeves and pants, so no big rush.
     
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