I am 17 and a senior in my highschool, I have wrestled varsity every year at my school, I'm pretty good and usually the top 2 or 3 on our team. I am undecided if I want to wrestle this year, our new coach heard about me and came to my classroom yesterday and asked my teacher to talk to me, he told me he wants me on the team and I would be a captain.
The thing is, i am currently around 5 foot 8, 153 pounds and about 12% body fat, pretty out of shape for me. I am also a black belt in karate and have kept a relatively muscular body but never wanted big muscles cause I wanted to keep my speed and flexibility for karate.
This year I want to bulk up alot, My goal is to get up to probably 162 and lower my body fat to 6 or 7%, I am just not sure if that will mesh with my wrestling diet, eating like I have to during wrestling to make weight might cause me to lose all that hard earned muscle.
I am going into a career as a personal trainer once I graduate, so I think the mass will benefit me and although I love wrestling I am not sure if it makes sense this year.
I'm just wondering if wrestling will mess with my weight lifting gains, I will try to go to the gym everyday after practice and maintain my workout regimen, but it might be tough while trying to stay a certain weight.
Is there a maintence type period I could switch into where I would change my workout to maintain my muscle while still wrestling?
I know it's alot of writing, but any help will be appreciated.