My question/topic pertains to the strength you gain in the weight room in your lifts versus actual weight gain on the scale. When using strength to determine the “quality” of your gains (muscle vs fat), how much strength should you be gaining in lifts per lb of weight gain for your gains to be close to optimal?
I’m looking for a ratio here, and i know this varies from person to person, but does anyone of any guidelines as far as this goes?
Martin put this up: http://www.leangains.com/2010/01/how-to-look-awesome-every-day.html
and suggested strength ratios for weight gain.
I am slightly concerned because in my past bulk, I have gained in strength only half of what he puts out per lb of body weight, and I was gaining at a pace of about a lb per week.