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Fitt Talk: Episode 21 – Bulk the Right Way

By May 23, 2014 December 18th, 2015 Podcast

Tune into episode 21 to learn how to “Bulk the Right Way”! As a perfect companion to our episode “Getting Leaner, Faster,” we discuss how to properly add lean muscle mass and minimize fat gain. Now let’s dive in!  

 Items Mentioned In This Podcast

  • How to know when you can begin a lean bulking phase
  • How to begin
  • The ideal ratio to organize your protein, carbs and fat
  • Workout structure and best supplements to use
  • Harris-Benedict formula to calculate your BMR:

Step 1:
Men – BMR =66.47+ (13.75 x W) + (5.0 x H) – (6.75 x A)
Women – BMR =665.09 + (9.56 x W) + (1.84 x H) – (4.67 x A)
W = weight in kilograms
H = height in centimeters
A = age

Step 2:
Then multiplicate by your activity level:
1.2= Sedentary (little activity, desk job)
1.3-1.4= Light exercise (3-4 days/week )
1.55-1.6=Moderate exercise (3-5 days/week, 60 minutes/session)
1.725= Active (6-7 days/week 60-90 min/session)
1.9= Extremely active individuals such as, heavy manual labor workers,
endurance/athletes on competitive sports teams.

Then you decide if you want to add or reduce your caloric intake depending on your goal.

 Links

Articles we’ve written on carbsBCAAscreatine, protein, Test Alpha and sleep!

Previous episodes: “Getting Leaner, Faster” and “Beyond Supplements

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