... Attempting to bulk up

  • kyle_mcq

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    Feb 25, 2011 1:13 AM GMT
    I'm trying to bulk up a little bit in prep for summer to look a little more muscular. Already being a little defined I don't want to put on weight in order to bulk up only to loose my current definition beneath a layer of fat. How is this avoided? Everywhere you read it says that in order to have a 6 pack there can't be any fat on the stomach otherwise the muscles beneath aren't visible, giving the six pack look.

    Hence, how can I bulk up yet retain muscle definition? I just need a little more fullness in my arms, chest and legs perhaps...
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    Feb 25, 2011 5:22 AM GMT
    Well you need to eat a little more protein and work out more. How much to you weight train?
  • UFJocknerd

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    Feb 25, 2011 5:26 AM GMT
    What's your current lifting plan?

    Some degree of definition loss is prettymuch inevitable if you want to get bigger. If you do a reeeeeal slow clean bulk (eat just a bit over your maintenance + exertion) you could keep it low.
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    Feb 25, 2011 11:57 PM GMT
    I'm doing the same thing. Going to HI at the beginning of May. I've started the bulking process and taking a mass gainer. I'm still eating right and hitting the gym 6x a week. By April, I'm thinking of kicking it up a notch and doing more cardio, get off from the mass gainer, and lean out. Good Luck!