When to Start Bulking

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  1. RalphL

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    i'd start a clean bulk now
     
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    Clean bulk.

    You've got a pretty decent frame now to build like crazy if you want. Though, I always find it discouraging to bulk again if I don't at least get some decent definition going while cutting :hsd:
     
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    erok81 All your canyons are belong to me!!

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    If that was me, I'd probably start bulking. :dunno:

    With what fat you have now and added muscle, you probably wouldn't look as fat.
     
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    should i go straight to 3k cals or gradually go up
     
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    kit99bar USPA Class 2, weak, old man!

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    do a clean slow bulk. i regret my dirty bulk and the gut I got lol
     
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    dirty bulk till 280 with me

    my gut is getting huge dog :rofl:
     
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    around how many cals should i eat? my maintainance cals are 2580.
     
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    Chris3G Bullshark Testosterone

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    few hundred over maintenance, if you've only been training for a few months i bet you can still continue to drop some fat while building muscle.
     
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    y1997 Made in the U.S.S.R.

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    When I started working out I cut down to about 10% bf and then started the bulk...I would suggest doing something like that, but if asthetics is not something you are really worried about then you can just start clean bulk right now. 3k would be a good number to shoot for in terms of caloric needs on a bulk.
     
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    I just dont want to bulk too early and end up gaining a shit load of fat.
     
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    no abs no bulk :)
     
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    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    I would continue losing fat if I were you.
     
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    :werd:
     
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    you're only going to gain a ton of fat if you have too many cals and you don't train intensely enough.
     
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    I agree
     
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    y1997 Made in the U.S.S.R.

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    I agree as well.
     
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    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    Do you guys think a six pack should be visible before beginning a bulk or just a hint of abs?
     
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    i agree. i'd cut more first, especially for summer. bulk after sum. but thats just me.
     
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    y1997 Made in the U.S.S.R.

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    lol.

    I had an unflexed six pack when I started, not so much now...:rofl:
     
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    You could proberbly cut more, but your looking good in your most recent pics. I was reading on here the other day one members was bulking on like 5500 calories i think it was, for extended periods of time :eek3:
     
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    You shouldn't be cutting or bulking. You should be working out and eating good.
     
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    deuceforty between rupture and rapture

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    ive STILL been losing fat eating ~4000 calories a day :eek3:
     
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    I'm not, but im getting some size improvements :dunno:
     
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    maintain for a while, see what your body does, then go from there.
     
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