| EP 394 – Common Leaning Mistakes When Prepping to Bulk

Author / Cali Hinzman

32 min listen

In this episode the Crew dials the voicemail to answer a question from a loyal Power Athlete Radio listener:

I’m 5’11″ and 216# right now, down from a high of 230# after I did your bulking protocol that ended in April. Holy shit, that bulk worked. I want to bulk again but I am taking your advice from your recent podcast that said get down to 10-12% before bulking again.  I didn’t like the way I felt or looked at 230.  I’m at 14.6% I did a dexa scan a week ago, so I should need to drop 10# even to get down to 10% and start the bulk back again.  I have 3 scans left in the 4 pack I bought.I would like to hit it hard for 6 weeks.

I would like to stay on Jacked Street for Trinity and beyond.
I would like to continue doing my IF, which sees me eat at Noon, train at 1:30, eat again at 3:30pm, and eat a big dinner.

I suffer from late night sugar/binge cravings.

I don’t drink caffeine (weaned myself off a year ago).Is there anything you would tweak in the leaning protocol to accomplish the above?  Thanks for any advice…Regards;

Sugar? Just Met Her!

Intermittent Fasting is just a fancy name for caloric restriction. This Power Athlete Radio episode helps guide a listener who is lost in transition between leaning and bulking. Restricting his caloric intake in the morning and training fasted in the afternoon is leading to late night cravings and limited gains, despite all their hard work in the gym!

John Welbourn and The Crew serve up valuable leaning & bulking info including:

  1. How to load macros throughout the day ⚖️
  2. How to manage self control 🛂
  3. How to tally up daily caloric intake 🧮

Whether your goal is to lean, bulk, or stay right where you are, there will be a takeaway from this info-taining 30 minute listen.

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Have you been squatting on questions for John, Luke and Tex? Maybe you have asked around, and just can’t land on a straight answer. Take a breather, give us a call, and let us do the leg work.

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Cali Hinzman

A strength and conditioning coach since 2009, Cali has worked with numerous athletes spanning from rugby players to cross country skiers. Almost immediately after finding CrossFit in 2010, she was introduced to a program that better suited her athletic goals. With her existing background in powerlifting and football, she became a natural devotee to CFFB/PowerAthlete and testament to it's effectiveness. In 2012, she left D.C. and headed for the state named after her to be a part of the CrossFit Football Seminar Staff and a Jedi of Power Athlete HQ. Cali currently resides in Seattle where she works full time in law enforcement.


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