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my legs are bulking up too much
Hi..i have a question for experienced cl extremers. I am in the 2nd week of Push phase. Im lifting heavier and heavier for lower body but my legs are bulking up too much. They were already muscular from doing insanity. On the other hand i dont see any change in my upper body . Specially my chest size hasnt gone down at all which i really want it to. Should i stop lifting heavier for lower body exercises? Should i do extra exercises for chest size reduction?
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RE: my legs are bulking up too much
11/14/12 11:07 AM as a reply to gottafinishit.
First, congrats on making it halfway!

So, during the push month, I gained 2 lbs and did "bulk" a little. But by week 2 of the lean month, all those problems had disappeared.

I would say, you made it this far, stick with it and trust the program.

I am pear-shaped, so my legs became more muscular and I had a hard time getting in my pants during push...but week 2 of the lean month fixed all that. I also did Insanity - but made it only 6 weeks - I would say CE did not bulk them up, but I did see more definition after CE.

I only lost about 1.5 inches in my chest over the whole 90 days, but I am not really chest heavy, so I don't have a real answer for you for that. (I went from a 38C to a 36emoticon. My shoulders looked much better when I was done with CE.

If you want a little extra chest work or are really concerned - switch to the lean circuit cardio tape, extreme abs and get lean intervals. There are a few more chest exercises on these and you will get more of a "total" body workout - I got bored with burn intervals and burn it off and found switching was really helpful.

Try doing the push workouts with these workouts for the rest of the month and see if that helps you out.

good luck,
rachael
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RE: my legs are bulking up too much
11/15/12 3:49 PM as a reply to gottafinishit.
rachael thank you very much for sharing your experience..i think i will take your advice and stick with the program as it is.
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