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    Weak points and advice?

    Hey guys and gals,

    Would you please check out my below pics from 2 days ago and give me your honest opinions on weak spots to build up? Lowering my body fat is already a priority (starting my second blast without increasing calories and also increasing cardio frequency to address that).

    As background, I train primarily HIT style modeled after Marcus300's version similar to Dorian Yates' style of it. I take in about 2900 net calories daily at about 30/40/30 ratio.

    Any advice beyond pointing out weak spots and insights in targeting them is also appreciated.

    Thanks!

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    Going for a bodybuilding physique. Like building legs so I mine as well train to show them for a first stage appearance one day.

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    Back looks thick bro

    Deadlifts are working well for that

    Good luck with the next blast/goal

    Hamstrings could maybe come up a bit and u already mentioned bf which i thought i saw a tad above 15 but we all carry it different. ..very similar build to me and i finally got rid of the fur coat

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    I agree with above, back looks thick, i would work on the width aspect of it...round up the shoulders a bit more and get that X shape...

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    Quote Originally Posted by MIKE_XXL
    I agree with above, back looks thick, i would work on the width aspect of it...round up the shoulders a bit more and get that X shape...
    Thanks Mike. I will post some updates as things change. Any more advice is welcomed. Never did so well at cutting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zaggahamma
    Back looks thick bro Deadlifts are working well for that Good luck with the next blast/goal Hamstrings could maybe come up a bit and u already mentioned bf which i thought i saw a tad above 15 but we all carry it different. ..very similar build to me and i finally got rid of the fur coat GL Z
    Lol thanks a lot zaggahamma.

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    thats a nice sweater your wearing tduff. Almost as thick as mine. Good work keep up what you're doing
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    Quote Originally Posted by scotty51312
    thats a nice sweater your wearing tduff. Almost as thick as mine. Good work keep up what you're doing
    Thanks Scotty haha

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    It would be a lot easier to judge if you cut to 10% BF and shaved off the fur...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonaparte
    It would be a lot easier to judge if you cut to 10% BF and shaved off the fur...
    Duly noted. I'll focus on the body fat first. Not much to see with or without hair because of that. Haha. Any obvious weak points other than the fur and insulation?

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    Other than what they said, calves maybe.

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    Well, apparently I'm actually less than 15% body fat... It was hard for me to believe too. I just got my first BodPod body fat assessment and the results were 13.8%. While that is still not an ideal body fat for me, it is surprisingly lower than it appears on me ha ha

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    Alright, so far we have the following:

    Lower my body fat to 10% max
    Shave the for coat
    Widen my lats
    Build up my hamstrings
    Build up my calves

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    And keep all the lifts the same or better

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    Quote Originally Posted by zaggahamma
    And keep all the lifts the same or better
    Roger that! Unfortunately, I think my calories may be a bit low as I haven't been doing so well with energy and maintaining those lifts

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    Yeh i hear ya....I've got a tad weaker in some lifts the last 2 years losing 25lbs

    But i did a deca /test blast on trt years ago and lost about the same amount weight but all those lifts went up...its why i love deca
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    Quote Originally Posted by zaggahamma
    Yeh i hear ya....I've got a tad weaker in some lifts the last 2 years losing 25lbs But i did a deca/test blast on trt years ago and lost about the same amount weight but all those lifts went up...its why i love deca
    So far I'm just blasting testosterone . Just my second blast, but I'm told I shouldn't cycle other AAS until test stops doing it for me alone. Would like to try that, however!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tduff311 View Post
    So far I'm just blasting testosterone . Just my second blast, but I'm told I shouldn't cycle other AAS until test stops doing it for me alone. Would like to try that, however!

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    Alright, finally got the bear shaved off my chest. New photos below for weak point recommendations and respectable training advice for identified weak points.

    Thanks guy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tduff311
    Alright, finally got the bear shaved off my chest. New photos below for weak point recommendations and respectable training advice for identified weak points. Thanks guy! <img src="http://forums.steroid.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=157183"/> 222.5, 6', 34, 13.8% bf, bench 320, squat 435, dead 465.
    Flash back to 2.5 years ago.

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    How do u like the smooth look? This month marks my 3year anniversary losing the fur coat can't stand to 10 days growth now...

    Look pretty symetrical maybe kill the calves...tough body part

    W2g

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    Quote Originally Posted by zaggahamma
    How do u like the smooth look? This month marks my 3year anniversary losing the fur coat can't stand to 10 days growth now... Look pretty symetrical maybe kill the calves...tough body part W2g
    Thanks man. I like it; so does my wife maintaining it will likely be a headache though lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by tduff311 View Post
    Thanks man. I like it; so does my wife maintaining it will likely be a headache though lol

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    yes its a chore for sure

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    Quote Originally Posted by zaggahamma
    yes its a chore for sure
    Currently researching the best clippers for the job lol we used some small ones last time and that took a while....

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    Whats your idea/goalss)..weight/bf% ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by zaggahamma
    Whats your idea/goalss)..weight/bf% ?
    Long-term: 250 and 8-9%.

    Short-Term: 235 and 12%.

    Currently: 225 and 14-15%.

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    Exclamation 9 months later...advice?

    Hey Fellas,

    It's been over 9 months since my last request for this advice above.

    Following a much needed 2 week pullback, I have now been full throttle back into Marcus's HIT for 2 weeks and I am 4 weeks into a 20% caloric cut. Next time I do it right, carb cycling at maintenance with increased cardio as Marcus recommends! However, for the time being, I would appreciate any critique of my progress photos this morning. No workout pump, just after waking up.

    I looking for feedback into what you feel are my weak points, some recommended changes in my routine to address these, and any other insight I can drain from your accumulated experiences.

    For background, I am at 2550 calories (60 fat, 270 carb, 230 protein), doing HIT 5 days a week and cardio 5 days a week (low intensity). I just started devoting a 6th day to weak point training in the 8-15 rep range, no beyond failure, to prevent over training.

    I am at 125 Tren A 3x/week, 100 Test C 2x/week, 100 Deca 2x/week, and 300 HcG 2x/week.

    Current stats are 225 pounds, 10ish % bodyfat, and un-flexed measurements: 41.5" hips, 36.25" waist at belt line, 46.25" chest at nipples, 54" shoulders, 15.5" arms at thickest, 25.5" quads at mid, 17" neck above traps, 16.5 calf at thickest.

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    W2g bro

    That's awesome you are keeping your 225 and lowering bf

    Look symmetrical to me so keep killing everything for extra muscle everywhere

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    Awesome progress. Re composition is difficult! Your plan is working!!!

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    I agree, great work brother...definitely the pan is working and you are plowing into the right direction...job well done!

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    Quote Originally Posted by zaggahamma View Post
    W2g bro

    That's awesome you are keeping your 225 and lowering bf

    Look symmetrical to me so keep killing everything for extra muscle everywhere
    Thanks man!

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    Quote Originally Posted by GirlyGymRat View Post
    Awesome progress. Re composition is difficult! Your plan is working!!!
    Thank you GGR!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MIKE_XXL View Post
    I agree, great work brother...definitely the pan is working and you are plowing into the right direction...job well done!
    Thank you Mike....

    So, no one saw any areas as weak points to build up? I was thinking lat width and possibly hammies...

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    I bet your killing your back /back workouts already?

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    Quote Originally Posted by zaggahamma View Post
    I bet your killing your back /back workouts already?
    Just started incorporating a 6th weak point training day, no beyond failure (to prevent overtraining), but volume focused on the width of my lats. So, now I am....just wanted to be sure I saw the weak point correctly and was not wrong?

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    Yes i am subscribed to this thread hope your new routine is successful then im gonna follow it too as imo we have similar builds

    Best of luck

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    Quote Originally Posted by zaggahamma View Post
    Yes i am subscribed to this thread hope your new routine is successful then im gonna follow it too as imo we have similar builds

    Best of luck
    Thanks Brother!
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