I am 20 years old with a little less than 1-yr of intelligent training under my belt. I'll be logging my offseason here for the foreseeable future. I'm super excited to get started.
Current BW is ~162lbs, tomorrow starts a 3-month gaining phase in which the goal is to be ~165/166lbs consistently. I have a history with obesity, thus the slower rate of gain despite training age. I follow a Renaissance Periodization style of accumulation, prioritizing volume and keeping relative intensity ~2RIR until the last week of accumulation, at which point most sets are 1RIR or less. Deloads are autoregulated, if I reach week 5 and I feel I can continue to accumulate I will; most mesocycles end somewhere between 4-6 weeks. Thank you to AJ for allowing me to share this journey with you guys. Let's work.