/*# sourceMappingURL=https://www.redditstatic.com/desktop2x/chunkCSS/IdCard.8fe90067a922ef36d4b6.css.map*/Skill. I started to bulk again, for real, in late August. Do I essentially just cut half of the total weight I put on? I've put on about 9 lbs of mostly muscle. I’m here to tell you that you don’t. ._1PeZajQI0Wm8P3B45yshR{fill:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon)}._1PeZajQI0Wm8P3B45yshR._3axV0unm-cpsxoKWYwKh2x{fill:#ea0027} Nothing to forearms unfortunately. It’s inevitable that the longer you bulk, the fatter you’ll get. Will I be able to gain weight and build muscle using only calisthenics and dumbells as long as I eat enough? This complete guide will teach you all about it as well as provide 4 workout plans to get your started. Bulking with calisthenics+dumbells. I'm guessing maybe because this full-body version has fewer exercises per muscle group so less affected by overall workout fatigue. There is a line next to each PPL exercise to write the weight progression. Wut that's weird, thats probably to due a posture change. Just make sure you progress safely to prevent injury! .LalRrQILNjt65y-p-QlWH{fill:var(--newRedditTheme-actionIcon);height:18px;width:18px}.LalRrQILNjt65y-p-QlWH rect{stroke:var(--newRedditTheme-metaText)}._3J2-xIxxxP9ISzeLWCOUVc{height:18px}.FyLpt0kIWG1bTDWZ8HIL1{margin-top:4px}._2ntJEAiwKXBGvxrJiqxx_2,._1SqBC7PQ5dMOdF0MhPIkA8{height:24px;vertical-align:middle;width:24px}._1SqBC7PQ5dMOdF0MhPIkA8{-ms-flex-align:center;align-items:center;display:-ms-inline-flexbox;display:inline-flex;-ms-flex-direction:row;flex-direction:row;-ms-flex-pack:center;justify-content:center} I learned from Overcoming Gravity 2 (required reading for anyone serious about calisthenics) that full-body routines yield more volume than splits, so I cut and splice the PPL exercises into full-body routines that could substitute the normal strength training in the RR. Eating excess food is bound to cause your body fat to creep up over time, even when you’re eating very healthy. 3. How heavy was the backpack? There’s more proven programs for progressive overload but if this is what you have right now, eat plenty and train hard and see where it goes. 6cm to waist and hips, 5cm to thighs, and 1/1.5 to arms and calves. The best way to cut down on cost is to buy it in bulk. Add some shoulder press and side lateral raises Also add dead hangs They’ll put some mass on your upper body, I would add in some stuff for the posterior chain, so dumbbells Romanian deadlifts maybe single leg and single leg hip thrust, I find that Bulgarian split squats really work my glutes because I activate them beforehand and try to focus on mind-muscle connection. I've done a cut before (I started with a cut, as a former chub), but I haven't done a cut after a bulk before. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. Follow. Warm-up time is a little longer because I'm in my 30s. You can do 5 out of the 6 main compound exercises on the rings (push-ups, dips, rows, pull-ups, split squats), and everything is SO MUCH harder on the rings, I promise you WILL notice gains. It's absolutely doable without weights and/or without stepping inside a gym. This is to the best of my ability to calculate, and isn't entirely accurate, but I believe is pretty close. My story: Started Sept 2014 at 158lbs (I'm 6' tall). Expect to feel less strong for a bit (although due to the nature of bodyweight sometimes you feel stronger when you lose weight). The rest pattern is the same as RR's, so I can alternate between PPL and RR microcycles without affecting overall mesocycle tempo. ._33axOHPa8DzNnTmwzen-wO{font-size:14px;font-weight:700;letter-spacing:.5px;line-height:32px;text-transform:uppercase;display:block;padding:0 16px;width:100%} Feel free to use my PPL + RR Cheat Sheet*! Calisthenics and hand balancing is about the journey just as much as it is about the endpoint. But to get more leg volume with weighted squats / deadlifts, I picked up a set of adjustable dumbbells (Powerblock Pro) and decided to restart PPL (dumbbell version this time) together with the RR. I now want to focus more on building strength and muscle mass by eating in a caloric surplus. Aiming for 1/2lb per week now, and aiming to bulk until March when I'll evaluate (but probably do a short cut). Hey Chris I follow the intermediate workout plan on your youtube channel. 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