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Old Jun 3rd 2015, 12:28 pm
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Old Jun 3rd 2015, 12:37 pm
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Not believable especially as the photos are Photshoped.
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It is possible to bulk up and strip a large amount of body fat in 12 weeks. However the story of 12 weeks from before to after does seem a bit far fetched.

You will be surprised what a good workout and carb cycling does. I have done it myself a couple of years ago but unfortunately have got a little out of shape since I got married.

I am planning to re start after Ramadan.
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Not believable especially as the photos are Photshoped.
I didn't notice any but maybe it's just me??

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It is possible to bulk up and strip a large amount of body fat in 12 weeks. However the story of 12 weeks from before to after does seem a bit far fetched.

You will be surprised what a good workout and carb cycling does. I have done it myself a couple of years ago but unfortunately have got a little out of shape since I got married.

I am planning to re start after Ramadan.
Any websites , instructional videos or books you would recommend for getting buff , toned and ripped in a short time? I am slender and want to bulk up , and lose my tummy.

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If you read the guy's facebook page, he says it took him years not 12 weeks. Usual DM sensationalist nonsense.
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Possible in 3 months? Yes but it would require total adherence to a plan and multiple approaches, so say a keto genic diet, high intensity exercise, cold exposure and probably some supplementation to assist like creatine, thermogenics etc.

Perfectly possible is 6 months on any low carb plan and exercise. He wasn't that big to start with.
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If you read the guy's facebook page, he says it took him years not 12 weeks. Usual DM sensationalist nonsense.
Well that would make sense. Good old DM making a mountain out of a molehill
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I have a high protein (tuna)diet, that is low on fat and carbs. So to bulk up in say 3 months or 6 months , what should I eat?

Does Creatine help/work ? Anything else out there that is a replacement for Creatine? What other Shakes or Powdered formula do guys wanting to bulk up consume?
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I have a high protein (tuna)diet, that is low on fat and carbs. So to bulk up in say 3 months or 6 months , what should I eat?

Does Creatine help/work ? Anything else out there that is a replacement for Creatine? What other Shakes or Powdered formula do guys wanting to bulk up consume?
I might be wrong here, but I suspect that you might have to actually do some hard work rather as well.
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I might be wrong here, but I suspect that you might have to actually do some hard work rather as well.
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I didn't notice any but maybe it's just me??



Any websites , instructional videos or books you would recommend for getting buff , toned and ripped in a short time? I am slender and want to bulk up , and lose my tummy.
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Originally Posted by Boomhauer View Post
I have a high protein (tuna)diet, that is low on fat and carbs. So to bulk up in say 3 months or 6 months , what should I eat?

Does Creatine help/work ? Anything else out there that is a replacement for Creatine? What other Shakes or Powdered formula do guys wanting to bulk up consume?
I found creatine helps create bulk in your muscles* but definitely doesn't help strength; if anything the opposite, slightly.

Only when you're actually exercising, otherwise you're just creating expensive urine.

There are other, smellier, side-effects as well
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[QUOTE=Gobobo;11665790]I found creatine helps create bulk in your muscles* but definitely doesn't help strength; if anything the opposite, slightly.

Only when you're actually exercising, otherwise you're just creating expensive urine.

There are other, smellier, side-effects as well
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Possible in 3 months? Yes but it would require total adherence to a plan and multiple approaches, so say a keto genic diet, high intensity exercise, cold exposure and probably some supplementation to assist like creatine, thermogenics etc.

Perfectly possible is 6 months on any low carb plan and exercise. He wasn't that big to start with.
Carb cycling and High Intensity Interval Training will absolutely strip bodyfat. Works wonders. But requires discipline.
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I don't have bodyfat and am slender so don't have a weight issue. I need to bulk up with muscles.
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