Defining muscle mass is called “cutting” and is key for bodybuilders after a bulking cycle. If you want to define muscle mass then lifting lighter weights but more often is key to defining muscles!
The Cutting Phase Myths!
Don’t be fooled by the cutting cycle craze where you takes shed loads of sugars and pre-workout supplements because they will just make you fat.
You need to reduce your calorie intake and lift lighter weights for longer periods of time! When you bulk you train your muscle mass you train your muscle mass to grow by lifting very heavi
So, the opposite is needed when cutting or defining. Cardio should also be incorporated into your workout before and after a light lifting session.
- Lift lighter weights for longer periods of time
- Reduce your overall calorie intake
- Avoid supplements high in sugars
- Incorporate cardio before and after a workout
It is that simple, do not overthink a cutting cycle! You will need to burn more energy when cutting, that is probably why most bodybuilders stick to bulking!