In the northern parts of the world, autumn is here and winter is right around the corner. For many of us, that means it’s growing season! The chill in the air comes at the perfect time to add calories, strength, and size. The problem with bulking season though, is that those extra calories you eat to increase muscle size and strength often deliver a hefty portion of extra body fat. Now, don’t get me wrong, adding muscle without adding any body fat is next to impossible, but you can increase your muscle and fat mass proportionately so that your body-fat percentage remains about the same. Fitness professionals all over the world stay relatively lean all the time because they compete, do photo shoots, and make appearances throughout the year. So, even when they’re trying to put on size, they can’t be too many months (or weeks) away from looking photo-ready. Even though it’s their job to look great, fitness pros prove that despite the challenges, it is possible to stay relatively lean year-round, even when the main goal is adding size and strength. If your quest to build your best self includes staying lean through bulking season, then here are four key factors you need to know! To read more click here!