1) Eating like a pig for the sake of ”Bulking”
Your mind gets pretty creative sometimes and you delude yourself into thinking you can eat anything you want just for the sake of ”bulking”. Great job. Before you know it you’re getting chunky and all that extra fat isn’t worth the small gains in strenght or size. Unless of course you are Scott Mendelson, bench a thousand pounds and you can’t afford to lose a pound of weight because your bench shirt won’t fit :P. I guess in that case that would be okay.
Of course you’ll be motivated by the quick gains you will get on the SCALE, but remember that a large percentage of those gains will be adipose tissue and little muscle. On top of that when comes the time to get shredded and cut you will have to sacrifice some of this muscular mass and be right back at square zero. [Read more…]