Muscle and Brawn Forums
 

Go Back   Muscle and Brawn Forums > Training > Muscle Building and Bodybuilding
Mark Forums Read
Register Articles Members List Search Today's Posts

Notices

Muscle Building and Bodybuilding Topics related to muscle building, bodybuilding, including training and fullbody workouts. If you are looking for great advice on gaining muscle this forum is for you.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-19-2013, 05:40 PM   #1
LindenGarcia18
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 8,417, Level: 61 Points: 8,417, Level: 61 Points: 8,417, Level: 61
Activity: 16% Activity: 16% Activity: 16%
 
LindenGarcia18's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: London City UK
Posts: 1,789
Training Type: 5x5
Fav Exercise: One arm dumbbell rows.
Reputation: 64474
LindenGarcia18 is a lifting beastLindenGarcia18 is a lifting beastLindenGarcia18 is a lifting beastLindenGarcia18 is a lifting beastLindenGarcia18 is a lifting beastLindenGarcia18 is a lifting beastLindenGarcia18 is a lifting beastLindenGarcia18 is a lifting beastLindenGarcia18 is a lifting beastLindenGarcia18 is a lifting beastLindenGarcia18 is a lifting beast
Default Teen Metabolism




This is someone I came across on youtube.
I was looking at transformation videos when his poped up in the side bar.
I got interested as the video started, because in the beggining, his body looks very similar to mine.
He has a bit more muscle, but in terms of bodyfat, me and him look very similar.
The transformation was 6 months, which I thought was short, but by the end, he'd added quite a bit of muscle to his frame, and looked more or less the same in terms of bodyfat.

I emailed him to find out a bit more and to quize him on what he did.

He told me how he gained barly and fat during the 6 months, and how he thinks cardio twice a week, and intermitent fasting 1 or 2 times a week will have helped him to stay lean.
I don't really see how either of those would have made that much of a difference, seen as you have to eat above maintainance to gain muscl, and stay around maintainance to stay the same weight.

When I asked him about this, he said although he thinks both those things helped, Motabolism played a huge role.

Heres what he said:
"Honestly lil bro. Here's my take. We got awesome metabolism. It keeps us young and it burns through fat like nothing. I haven't gotten any fat because of my metabolism. I'm 5'11. You probably got 1 or 2 more inches to go. Until you meet your potential height, your bulk may not be effective. Let's be honest here.

Now what you CAN expect is to actually put on some muscular size. You watched my 6 month transformation. Literally, it took that many months. You'll need to lift about 3-4 times a week. 45 mins at the most not including warm ups and cool downs. 45 mins dedicated intense workout."



So he thinks the reason he stayed lean was because of his teen metabolism.
He said also that seen as I'm a teen, I should be able to do the same.


Obviously I found this interesting seen as I've just started my own bulk.
As you say if you watched the video, he did put on size, while more or less maintaining his starting body fat percentage.

What do you think?
LindenGarcia18 is online now   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 03-19-2013, 06:14 PM   #2
Off Road
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 17,091, Level: 83 Points: 17,091, Level: 83 Points: 17,091, Level: 83
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
 
Off Road's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 7,607
Reputation: 786994
Off Road is one with Crom!Off Road is one with Crom!Off Road is one with Crom!Off Road is one with Crom!Off Road is one with Crom!Off Road is one with Crom!Off Road is one with Crom!Off Road is one with Crom!Off Road is one with Crom!Off Road is one with Crom!Off Road is one with Crom!
Default

I think I told you about macro-rotation about 10 threads ago. . .
You are still spinning those wheels, aren't you?
Most guys that do what you are doing burn out in a few months!

Don't be that guy.
Off Road is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2013, 07:22 PM   #3
Boom
Member
Brawn
Points: 1,211, Level: 19 Points: 1,211, Level: 19 Points: 1,211, Level: 19
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
 

Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 64
Training Exp: 1.5 years
Training Type: Fullbody
Reputation: 5560
Boom is a consistent contributorBoom is a consistent contributorBoom is a consistent contributorBoom is a consistent contributorBoom is a consistent contributorBoom is a consistent contributorBoom is a consistent contributorBoom is a consistent contributorBoom is a consistent contributorBoom is a consistent contributorBoom is a consistent contributor
Default

I don't think a guy that's serious about getting results with weight lifting should even entertain the thought of staying lean when he's only 150lbs at 5'11", especially a teenager.
Boom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2013, 07:30 PM   #4
northernbulk
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 710, Level: 14 Points: 710, Level: 14 Points: 710, Level: 14
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
 
northernbulk's Avatar
 

Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Vancouver WA
Posts: 571
Training Exp: 1
Training Type: Bodybuilding
Fav Exercise: bench
Fav Supp: Whey iso
Reputation: 13733
northernbulk is a dedicated contributornorthernbulk is a dedicated contributornorthernbulk is a dedicated contributornorthernbulk is a dedicated contributornorthernbulk is a dedicated contributornorthernbulk is a dedicated contributornorthernbulk is a dedicated contributornorthernbulk is a dedicated contributornorthernbulk is a dedicated contributornorthernbulk is a dedicated contributornorthernbulk is a dedicated contributor
Default

Trust this site not some random teen you saw on youtube there are alot of very smart people on here with years of muscle building experience #btbknows
__________________
JUST LIFT IT
northernbulk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2013, 08:08 PM   #5
Disciple X
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 6,017, Level: 50 Points: 6,017, Level: 50 Points: 6,017, Level: 50
Activity: 5% Activity: 5% Activity: 5%
 
Disciple X's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Hartsville, SC
Posts: 1,711
Training Type: Powerlifting
Reputation: 42429
Disciple X is a lifting machineDisciple X is a lifting machineDisciple X is a lifting machineDisciple X is a lifting machineDisciple X is a lifting machineDisciple X is a lifting machineDisciple X is a lifting machineDisciple X is a lifting machineDisciple X is a lifting machineDisciple X is a lifting machineDisciple X is a lifting machine
Default

This guy has 6 months "experience"........

If you're looking for advice, listen to the people who have been in the trenches for a while...
Disciple X is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2013, 08:19 PM   #6
jdmalm123
Less is More
Max Brawn
Points: 13,158, Level: 74 Points: 13,158, Level: 74 Points: 13,158, Level: 74
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
 
jdmalm123's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Colorado
Posts: 3,883
Training Exp: not enough
Training Type: Powerbuilding
Fav Exercise: All of 'em
Fav Supp: Milk shake
Reputation: 405098
jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!
Default

He had good enough progress...probably did slow his gains down with his approach...I gained 19 lbs of muscle from age 16 to 18 and never went over 4% BF...When I went to college, I trained heavier, less often and ate 4 meals a day...gained 10 lbs in one semester.
__________________
Balance
jdmalm123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-20-2013, 07:17 AM   #7
LindenGarcia18
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 8,417, Level: 61 Points: 8,417, Level: 61 Points: 8,417, Level: 61
Activity: 16% Activity: 16% Activity: 16%
 
LindenGarcia18's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: London City UK
Posts: 1,789
Training Type: 5x5
Fav Exercise: One arm dumbbell rows.
Reputation: 64474
LindenGarcia18 is a lifting beastLindenGarcia18 is a lifting beastLindenGarcia18 is a lifting beastLindenGarcia18 is a lifting beastLindenGarcia18 is a lifting beastLindenGarcia18 is a lifting beastLindenGarcia18 is a lifting beastLindenGarcia18 is a lifting beastLindenGarcia18 is a lifting beastLindenGarcia18 is a lifting beastLindenGarcia18 is a lifting beast
Default

[QUOTE=I trained heavier, less often and ate 4 meals a day...gained 10 lbs in one semester.[/QUOTE]

of muscle?
LindenGarcia18 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2013, 08:19 AM   #8
jdmalm123
Less is More
Max Brawn
Points: 13,158, Level: 74 Points: 13,158, Level: 74 Points: 13,158, Level: 74
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
 
jdmalm123's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Colorado
Posts: 3,883
Training Exp: not enough
Training Type: Powerbuilding
Fav Exercise: All of 'em
Fav Supp: Milk shake
Reputation: 405098
jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by LindenGarcia18 View Post
of muscle?
Yes, muscle.
__________________
Balance

Last edited by jdmalm123; 03-21-2013 at 08:23 AM.
jdmalm123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2013, 08:23 AM   #9
jdmalm123
Less is More
Max Brawn
Points: 13,158, Level: 74 Points: 13,158, Level: 74 Points: 13,158, Level: 74
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
 
jdmalm123's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Colorado
Posts: 3,883
Training Exp: not enough
Training Type: Powerbuilding
Fav Exercise: All of 'em
Fav Supp: Milk shake
Reputation: 405098
jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!jdmalm123 is one with Crom!
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by LindenGarcia18 View Post
of muscle?
Yes, muscle.

Also, after 2.5 years in college, I was up 25 lbs and my BF never went over 8%...I stayed at 8% for the next 10 years and continued gaining muscle...those gains were slower because I wasn't consistent eating or doing heavy compounds with emphasis on progression...

I'm doing better now....gained over 2 lbs of LBM in the last 3-4 weeks!
__________________
Balance
jdmalm123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-19-2013, 09:22 PM   #10
BendtheBar
Bearded Beast of Duloc
Max Brawn
Points: 1,554,481, Level: 100 Points: 1,554,481, Level: 100 Points: 1,554,481, Level: 100
Activity: 49% Activity: 49% Activity: 49%
 
BendtheBar's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 80,894
Training Exp: 20+ years
Training Type: Powerbuilding
Fav Exercise: Deadlift
Fav Supp: Butter
Reputation: 2581830
BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!BendtheBar is one with Crom!
Default

I've picked the brain of the best in the world. Between them, and the guys on this forum, we have 5,000 years experience.

I made a 6 month transformation too once. And my hair was better.

__________________
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Destroy That Which Destroys You

"Let bravery be thy choice, but not bravado."


BendtheBar is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Metabolism mustgetbigger General Fitness & Health 18 07-05-2012 05:31 AM
Metabolism wannabesquatter Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 6 04-08-2012 08:45 PM
Metabolism mudrunner General Fitness & Health 9 03-05-2012 07:55 PM
Top 5 Fat Burning Foods to Accelerate Your Metabolism Dork McSchlorp General Board 0 10-26-2009 12:03 AM
Quick Tips to Boost Your Metabolism Iron Gladiator General Board 0 07-04-2009 02:53 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:04 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.