13. Get lean first, then clean bulk
Before you start your clean bulk, check if your body is at the right starting point. If you’re around 10% body fat or have visible abs, your body can optimally distribute nutrients between muscle and fat and you’ll neutralize any fat gains.
If you’re skinny-fat, however, you’ll have a disadvantage in insulin sensitivity gaining muscle versus fat. Get to your desired level of leanness first, then clean bulk to the physique you want.Back to top