Bulking Up Causes A Permanent Increase In Fat Cells. Should I Bulk Up?

Bulking Up Causes A Permanent Increase In Fat Cells. Should I Bulk Up?

Do you know that bulking up can cause a PERMANENT increase in fat cells? It means that you can only gain new fat cells, but you cannot remove them! Does that mean ectomorphs should not bulk up?¬† Bulking Up History For many bodybuilders, bulking up = bulking then cutting As the name suggests, you bulk up through weight training and consuming excess calories without being concerned about fat gain. You then cut down with cardio and reducing caloric intake to get “stage ready” for a brief period of time. Although this was a widespread strategy in the past, the precise effectiveness of the cutting and bulking strategy is unknown, with only limited observational case studies on the subject. No studies involving precise hypercaloric feeding combined with resistance exercise have been conducted, according to wikipedia. Permanent Increase Of Fat Cells Explained I won’t bamboozle you with science jargon so as to keep things simple. Our fat cells are like plastic bags which store fats. When they are overloaded, they split into more fat cells to hold more fats. Conventional wisdom has it that fat cells live forever. However, there are conflicting studies showing that fat cells don’t live forever. 1 such¬†report here. Rather, they are replaced when they die, which does still mean that the number of fat cells in your body can only go up, and not down. This will increase your body’s ability to gain and store fat while it decreases the ability to lose fat. Let’s just accept these facts. Why Is Bulking Up Still A Widely Held Belief As The Key To Gaining Muscle Mass? As...