If you’ve made it this far you have earned my respect. You walked with Wittig! I started this program with an official weigh-in of 205.2 and I was over 206 the week before the program. My final weigh-in is 183.2- a 22 pound loss in 12 weeks. Here are a few photos comparing the beginning of the program to the final Week 12. I will have proper Before/After photos here soon.
I plan to hit the natural pro stage in 4 weeks from today and be 5lbs heavier than I was last fall. As a natural athlete that is a huge feat. So the big question is…what’s next?
What I am doing next:
Since I am competing in 4 weeks I will stick to this same protocol for the next 3 weeks and then start to make slight changes 7-10 days out from the contest which is called ‘Peak Week’ which I will outline in a future article. So if you are competing here soon stick to plan.
What you should do next:
De-load Week: Regardless if you plan to continue cutting or gaining your body needs some rest after 12 weeks of beat downs. This next week work at 60% volume and intensity. Go through the full range of motion, but not super intense. This is to keep the results we have, but allow the body and nervous system to rest and reset so we can attain higher goals in the weeks and months to come.
Don’t flip flop! My biggest advice is to not go back and forth between cutting and gaining every 2-3 months. You will get nowhere that way. It takes a long time to build muscle. My last gaining cycle was 7 months and you know what….it wasn’t long enough. Yes, I did gain muscle, but remember I am intense and extreme. Not everybody can get those kind of results. For my next gaining cycle I will take ALL of 2019 off and not compete again until 2020. So decide if you are cutting or gaining and stick to your goal until it is achieved.
Share your results: I absolutely want to know about your results. Please email me with your progress Michael@WittigWorks.com. Also share on social media and tag me. Talk about Diamond Cutter and how it impacted you.
I want to cut more: If you are looking to cut more check out my other programs available-
5-10-15 System: http://www.wittigworks.com/e-books.html
I want to build muscle: If you are looking to build more lean muscle mass check out these programs-
Super German Volume Training: http://www.wittigworks.com/e-books.html
Thank you for joining me the last 12 weeks. Knowing you were following along and watching pushed me even more and helped me get my personal results. Special thanks to my family to putting up with my routine, my friend and top natural coach in the world John Gorman (Team Gorman), and my sponsors: Kaged Muscle Supplements, Ryderwear, Swole O’Clock, and Elite Training Tulsa. Annihilate to Motivate, Michael Wittig
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Michael Wittig is a nationally recognized (Flex, M&F, Train Magazines) ISSA certified trainer, published author of 5 programs, produced 2 daily video trainers (Basic & Big, Extreme Load Training), IPE Natural Pro (Men’s Physique and Classic Physique), and a sponsored Athlete with Kaged Muscle Supplements, Ryderwear, and Swole O’Clock.
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