Okay guys…it’s been 4 weeks. These 4 weeks were interesting to say the least and nothing stayed constant. Let’s take a closer look at what worked and what I need to reevaluate for the next cut.
So I’d say Week 1 & 2 went really well. I kept up with my calorie/macro goal fairly well and got some good progress!
Week 1: marco percentages – 29% f 45% c 26% p
Week 2: marco percentages – 29% f 46% c 25% p
Week 1: stats – 3.2 lbs loss, 0.25″ loss in waist and 0.25″ in thigh
Week 2: stats – 1.4 lbs loss, 0.25″ loss in my waist
The second half of my cut was definitely not as productive as my first. Week 3 I lost my calorie goal a little and averaged 2200 calories/day for the week…which is a little too close to my maintenance calories for my liking. Week 4 was the big struggle. To be honest, I think I slacked because I hadn’t been too focused in Week 3 and had still gained progress. Week 4 also ended with Memorial Weekend, and with Finals Week and the end of my college career coming up, I definitely was off-plan Friday-Monday.
So, now here’s where I am now…
Weight: 152 lbs
4 Week Mini Cut results
1 lb loss
0.25″ loss in waist
0.25″ loss in thigh
I lost some progress from Week 3 until now. Week 4 fell on Memorial Weekend and I was not on plan at all. I don’t regret it, I just have some catching up to do. I didn’t hit the goals I set out at the beginning of the cut…but this was my learning curve. There is no half-assing a cut. In retrospect I didn’t pick a super great time to do it. It was probably the most stressful 4 weeks of the entire last quarter of college. Now that I’m officially done with classes, I know a summer cut will be a lot better.
Things To Do Next Cut…
- stay on plan the whole time!
- get more sleep
- do all the HIIT workouts
- stick more closely to my macros
- buy a smart scale and use it for my progress
Go check out my YouTube channel for more cut info!