|07-26-2012, 12:00 PM||#1|
Bearded Beast of Duloc
Muscle Mass, Abs and Bodyfat
Here is an example of 2 physiques with 10% (approx) body fat levels:
|07-26-2012, 12:28 PM||#2|
Time to start over...
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Massachusetts, USA
Training Exp: 5
Training Type: Fullbody
Fav Exercise: Bench & Deads
Fav Supp: VPX Power Shock & PLCAR
Weighted crunches FTW!
Mt Snow, VT - May 5, 2012 - Completed!
...i remain, he who remains to be...
|07-26-2012, 12:38 PM||#3|
Join Date: Jun 2011
Training Exp: 12+ years
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: Bench Press
Fav Supp: Chicken
If anyone's interested I sent this to someone that contacted me on FB today:
For the most part there's two parts to getting "some cuts" as they say. Firstly; a low percentage of bodyfat. Secondly; the other part of that equation is to actually have some muscle. This will push through your skin and make you look muscular.
So to look athletic and cut you need a bit of both. There is a lot of conflicting advice about this on the net but in my opinion typically the first part of the equation is best served by diet. The second part of the equation is best served in the gym. On the flip side of that is that you can't train for a low bodyfat. Also you can't just eat sloppily to get muscle.
So here's what I would suggest, firstly on diet:
I know that's very bland advice compared to the flash promises in the industry and in the gym but good advice isn't always as glamorous or as expensive as the supplement companies would have you believe!
In terms of training, we are going to let diet take care of bodyfat and we are going to train for muscle:
|07-26-2012, 05:07 PM||#4|
Kettlebells' Angel !!!!
Join Date: Dec 2010
Training Type: Other
What about seemingly ripped/cut bodybuilders in competitions that appear to have no discernible 6-pack, or even 4-pack but decent muscle formation elsewhere? Is it possible that some people cannot develop an abs pack at all, or are they just approaching things the wrong way?
36.5 kg /80.3 lb Middle-Finger DL (right hand)...
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