Thread: bulking up
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Old 12-28-2008, 04:10 PM   #4
Derek Weaver
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Bottom line is that with a program based on linear progression over the course of 3 workouts per week like SS, you're not going to continue to progress without weight gain.

You may show good progress for a while, but those who are willing to get a little chubby get better results than those who are afraid of fat.

I personally found it liberating to lose the abs for a while. Staying lean is where I feel best, but I wasn't strong enough anymore. Hopefully as I continue to lean back out I'll be able to keep most of the strength or only experience a temporary dip while in caloric deficit.

And I just noticed this "look like a decathlete"... kinda random, but I guess it works.
And if you don't think kettleball squat cleans are difficult, I say, step up to the med-ball
- CJ Kim
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