After a 20 week push phase progressing food, training and increasing bodyweight, this week marks the start of a 6-8 week pull phase. This phase focuses on holding food intake to recomp and drop body fat back down to acceptable levels, lower inflammatory markers in the body, improve digestive function and heighten cell sensitivity.
Continuously pushing all variables will result in unfavourable shifts in body composition, metabolic function and overall health given time.
Be strategic year round, push variables to progress, then pull back and hold onto the tissue you've gained to the best of your ability. This is where programming, logging your sessions and training with some minerals becomes crucial, refuse to regress.