Working out a lot, getting toned but not bigger

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  1. houz

    houz New Member

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    I have been doing really high reps of everything with a slightly lighter wieght. Should i up my wieghts and lower my reps?
     
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    Could you elaborate on that?
     
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    Yes, if you want to get bigger... less reps, more weight. Less weight and more reps is for cutting, not bulking... which seems like that's what you want to achieve.
     
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    Chris3G Bullshark Testosterone

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    no it isn't
     
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    That's what I've been doing, and working thus far :dunno:
     
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    Chris3G Bullshark Testosterone

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    that's horrible logic. Working in what way? How do you know how much muscle you are losing along with the fat? How do you know where your strength is, when you've deliberately reduced the weight you are working with ?
     
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    want to get big and strong?

    lift the heaviest weights for as many reps as you can.
     
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    increase weight, do less reps.

    increase calories.
     
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    Doing more with less weight does not mean you will "tone". Eating less means you will tone. Eating more means you will bulk.
     
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    hitmikey DRIVEN FROM WITHIN

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    eat more
     
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    fixed to help prevent overtraining :bigthumb:
     
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    less reps, more weight

    If you can do 10 reps of an excercise, you aren't putting enough weight on there
     
  16. Marix

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    Eat more
     
  17. Marijuanair

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    just listen to chris :bj:
     
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    AIDS would be to good for you
     
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    What a fucking load of misinformation in here.
     
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    Huge Evil Robot Must not sleep, must warn others

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    i hear bleach is great. drink a couple ounces a day and you'll be huge
     
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    WERD...

    Original poster - How long have you been lifting?
     
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    helps clear the sinuses too :)
     
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