38 years old
- 04-05-2008, 10:05 AM
38 years old
I am planning on a cut here shortly and although my diet is not all that poor I am really going to tweak it a bit in certain places. I do high protein and low carbs currently. I plan on trying to incorporate more leafy greens. Any thoguth on a cutting supplement stack? I tried Leviathan Reloaded recently and got good results, but was wondering if anyone had other suggestions, maybe something geared to one my age. :hot:
- 04-10-2008, 08:31 AM
Diet is 95%. I could go on a cut and get into contest shape any time I want, thing is I don't want to. You can do anything you want provided your willing to pay the price.
I am on pertpetual recomp because I am trying to adapt a lifestyle where I basically stay the same weight year round and slowly make improvements. This does not require me to be as strict with diet as if I was on a cut.
Are you on a real cut or just recomping your body, recomp is the area where I believe supps do help more. Leviathan is a good choice. I am going to try recreate and drive and IGF2 with my next stack. Supps would probably be very helpful on a cut as well but diet would be different.
- 04-11-2008, 11:49 PM
04-12-2008, 12:12 AM
you are going to want to use Venom Hyperdrive 3.0 from ALRI. Trust me. One pill in the morning, energy all day, no crash and a suppressed appetite. my sister used it for 30 days, didn't go to the gym that month, just cleaned her diet a little and lost a dress size. i've been using it for 2 weeks for energy, and love it. my brother & sister in law swear by it.
04-12-2008, 08:32 AM
If your a competitive bodybuilder (I was) you are working with deadlines so you would have to cut no choice. Now that I am not deadline oriented I tend to want to adopt a permanant lifestyle solution. Recomp is the answer for me because I am an endo who really doesn't need to go to great lenghts to attain muscle. So my focus is on staying and getting leaner at all times and I adopt a stategy to maintain my muscle mass. This means that fat comes off very slowly and steadily. Sometimes I have bad days or even weeks but the damage is minimal as I have this lifestyle. It's the long term solution as apposed to the short.
04-12-2008, 11:06 AM
04-12-2008, 11:08 AM
04-12-2008, 11:38 AM
Well like I said it's the long term solution, I have had too much of hte up and down (in weight). I was always a bad off season dieter and a tremendous on season dieter (had to be). Now I am in persuit of a constant lifestyle, tired of extremes.
04-22-2008, 10:58 AM
How is RECREATE working out for you so far? That is if you have started it.
I got LR the other day an 'am planning on starting it after I get over this sinus infection. I want to start it healthy.
04-22-2008, 12:23 PM
04-22-2008, 01:57 PM
i'm surprised no one has mentioned clenbuterol. then again, perhaps you don't wanna go that route, cause i hear tell that **** is kind of scary. but i also hear tell it cuts off all the fat with minimal effort. just a thought. i wouldn't use it, though, not from all the sides i've seen/read.
i like to kick my metabolism in the guts and get it moving if i wanna lose some weight. my tactic is to eat a whole lot of celery, 3 apples a day, and take a stack of something of a leviathan/yohimbine hcl (use sparingly, or your heart will jump out of your chest)/1 gallon jasmine green tea a day.
04-22-2008, 05:00 PM
04-22-2008, 05:15 PM
- Clean diet (forget caffeine, sugar and alcohol for starters)
- Solid anabolic lifting
- Cardio, some say fasted cardio is best.
- Dry, anabolic compounds (Epi, SD, Anavar etc.)
- PPAR agonists (Damage Control Protocol)
- TD formestane for estrogen modulation
- Cortisol modulators (Ret II, X-lean, Lean Xtreme & others)
- Prolactin control compounds like Powerfull or Cabergoline/Dostinex
I'm 47 so I had to stack a few of these together to lose the bulking gut that grew with the last 30 lbs of muscle. There's lots of other ideas out there but this will give you a start on how one old fart did it. Best of luck on acheiving your summer bod!
04-23-2008, 08:41 PM
06-18-2008, 02:29 PM
I appreciate the recomp explanation. That is what I have been doing for years but did not know the proper term for it. I am always asked are you "bulking" or "cutting" and I have always had to say "neither" and then give a long explanation. Now I can just say recomp.
06-18-2008, 02:34 PM
I saved you some time lol
Yah it has become my new way of life since last fall. I think this is a good approach for people our age, especially if you already have a lot of mass.
06-18-2008, 04:48 PM
My training background would suggest 1. diet eat clean 6-7 meals
a day lots of protein to hold muscle while displacing fat 1-2 iu's
hgH ED ,calories 50% pro /35% carb . 15% high qualiy fat (MCT's)and or fish oil and if you want to speed things up a bit.........
250mg DECA/WK for 1st week, next 2 weeks in row EQ 200mg wk then back to DECA 1WK so you don't encounter any ED problems. but get the full benifits of lean mass anabolics/low androgen ratio.
Hope this helps It has for many of my clients.
06-18-2008, 05:00 PM
06-19-2008, 02:42 PM
06-19-2008, 03:03 PM
06-19-2008, 03:14 PM
Made a recent change to my lifting program...actually put in place a program. I go to the gym at lunch 4 days a week and then sneak in a couple of cardio sessions here and there...so what I started doing last week with my lifting is:
-three body parts per day
-two exercises per muscle group, 4 sets per large muscle group, 2-3 for smaller such as bi's, tri's
i.e. chest (incline DB, flat flies) shoulders (DB press/shrugs/side laterals) tri's (skulls, cable pressdowns).
I do this in 1 hour of lifting (after a 10 minute warmup) and I walk out beat with quite a pump. I like it.
06-19-2008, 04:05 PM
I have nothing against things like Epistane, I actually considered it. For me though, it just doesn't make that much sense. Do I need a bunch more mass, no, do I need it to get lean, no there are so many healthier/risk free alternatives. What would I be taking it for, I am sure I could take it and there would be minimal risk with a proper PCT and good support supps but why go through all that. I am about 12% body fat and 243 lbs at 5'11" how much bigger do I need to be. Frankly I don't even care that much is I lose a bit of muscle, I'd rather not but I have some to spare....I never seem to lose any anyway.
06-19-2008, 04:52 PM
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