What is a dirty bulk bodybuilding?
As opposed to lean or “clean” bulking, which focuses on healthy foods and aims to build muscle without adding fat to the body, dirty bulking is a no-stops approach to getting yourself into a fast calorie surplus to get you bigger faster. The idea is to pack on weight, hopefully, muscle, by eating calorie-dense foods.
How long can I dirty bulk for?
It likely wouldn’t have any long-term effect on your health, assuming you go back to eating healthy. However, if you dirty bulk for 2 or 3 months, it’s still likely won’t have any long-term effect that can’t be reversible, but still, you could start to feel some of the effects.
Will I get fat if I dirty bulk?
Following a dirty bulk for an extended period can lead to compromised health. Following a dirty bulk may cause several negative side effects, including excess fat gain, sluggishness, and abnormal levels of some important health markers. Thus, it’s best followed as a short-term strategy.