RR's Bulking Tip for February

  1. RR's Bulking Tip for February


    Being on a bulk currently (most of the year, actually), I'm always looking for new ways to plump myself up. Currently with the economic times being so tough, not having enough hours in the day to cook and do the rest of my daily things, I figured I would share with you one of my tricks for packing on mass.

    Protein shake with meals
    Simple right? But overlooked and underrated.

    1.) Get a fruity isolate protein. Chocolate, vanilla and the ilk become bland, boring and filling...almost a chore to drink! Try to find an isolate with little carbs and calories. This way it will not hinder your meal eating abilities. I personally use Iced Tea flavor, because iced tea is one of my favorite drinks. The fruity isolate will psychologically replace the juice or whatever you normally drink, and you won't think of it as a traditional protein shake.

    2.) With every meal, drink your shake. I use a funnel and a water bottle. Take a few swigs from the bottle, put your funnel in and toss in your protein. A low carb isolate is very grainy and should funnel easily with some shaking.

    If your eating 4 meals per day, that is an extra 75-100g of protein without having to deviate from your daily feeding rituals. It's simply replacing a soda, juice or beer with another drink.

    Post workout I will also have a bulker shake, usually including oats or muscle milk or whatever. Then 45 minutes later, I'll cook a burger with some pasta and wash it down with my isolate shake. It's not even like drinking a shake; all your doing is having a meal.

    An extra tip:
    Desicated Liver Tabs
    Pop 6-8 of these with a meal. It's an easy 12g of protein. As long as you don't have a problem swallowing horse pills. I keep a bottle of these next to my bed and I choke down a handful if I wake up in the middle of the night. My girlfriend finds it rather disgusting, which is partly the reason I do it.



    So the next time your cooking a meal, while your meat is grilling or your pasta is boiling, grab a few bottles of water and fill them with protein isolate. Then, instead of pouring yourself a glass of wine or juice, drink your isolate protein. Adding 20g of protein to every meal without putting in much effort is a no brainer, and you can take it from me that it works better than you think.

    RenegadeRows

  2. tattoopierced1
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    Great write up!

  3. Great advice RR

    Do you use BCAAs? I'm using them like you're using the liver tabs.
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  4. I always found EFA and BCAA megadosing easy enough to choke a few down several times a day on my last bulk, and it worked damn well.(8 weeks gained 12lbs) As for the shakes I didnt toss one with every meal but I tossed in a few slimfast shakes, loved the taste of them. not the best but i got good gains so i cant argue too much.

  5. Quote Originally Posted by RenegadeRows View Post
    Being on a bulk currently (most of the year, actually), I'm always looking for new ways to plump myself up. Currently with the economic times being so tough, not having enough hours in the day to cook and do the rest of my daily things, I figured I would share with you one of my tricks for packing on mass.

    Protein shake with meals
    Simple right? But overlooked and underrated.

    1.) Get a fruity isolate protein. Chocolate, vanilla and the ilk become bland, boring and filling...almost a chore to drink! Try to find an isolate with little carbs and calories. This way it will not hinder your meal eating abilities. I personally use Iced Tea flavor, because iced tea is one of my favorite drinks. The fruity isolate will psychologically replace the juice or whatever you normally drink, and you won't think of it as a traditional protein shake.

    2.) With every meal, drink your shake. I use a funnel and a water bottle. Take a few swigs from the bottle, put your funnel in and toss in your protein. A low carb isolate is very grainy and should funnel easily with some shaking.

    If your eating 4 meals per day, that is an extra 75-100g of protein without having to deviate from your daily feeding rituals. It's simply replacing a soda, juice or beer with another drink.

    Post workout I will also have a bulker shake, usually including oats or muscle milk or whatever. Then 45 minutes later, I'll cook a burger with some pasta and wash it down with my isolate shake. It's not even like drinking a shake; all your doing is having a meal.

    An extra tip:
    Desicated Liver Tabs
    Pop 6-8 of these with a meal. It's an easy 12g of protein. As long as you don't have a problem swallowing horse pills. I keep a bottle of these next to my bed and I choke down a handful if I wake up in the middle of the night. My girlfriend finds it rather disgusting, which is partly the reason I do it.


    So the next time your cooking a meal, while your meat is grilling or your pasta is boiling, grab a few bottles of water and fill them with protein isolate. Then, instead of pouring yourself a glass of wine or juice, drink your isolate protein. Adding 20g of protein to every meal without putting in much effort is a no brainer, and you can take it from me that it works better than you think.

    RenegadeRows

    hell ya on the liver tabs!!!
    i trya and eat 40 to 60 aday ppl have no idea the realm that u can go into and gains come soo fast and the fat melts away
    insted of using shakes to get those extra protines i get em with liver tabs!!!

    LIVER TABS FTW!!!!

  6. Megadosing EAAs are very good, extremely anabolic. I don't do it as much as I should, though

  7. Quote Originally Posted by alwaysgaining View Post
    hell ya on the liver tabs!!!
    i trya and eat 40 to 60 aday ppl have no idea the realm that u can go into and gains come soo fast and the fat melts away
    insted of using shakes to get those extra protines i get em with liver tabs!!!

    LIVER TABS FTW!!!!
    Yup ~3.2g of vitamin/amino rich protein in every 2 tabs ...

  8. Hey RR, what isolate do you recommend? I've recently been using Dymatize 12 hour and so far haven't noticed any advantage over whey...unless you consider more digestion problems an advantage. I need to get away from the standard flavors though...so who makes a good fruit?

  9. Quote Originally Posted by ACSlayer View Post
    Hey RR, what isolate do you recommend? I've recently been using Dymatize 12 hour and so far haven't noticed any advantage over whey...unless you consider more digestion problems an advantage. I need to get away from the standard flavors though...so who makes a good fruit?
    All the Whey
    True Protein
    Syntrax Nectar

    ...to name a few!

  10. Quote Originally Posted by RenegadeRows View Post
    All the Whey
    True Protein
    Syntrax Nectar

    ...to name a few!
    I LOVE trueprotein.com. creating your own preworkout supp is another good advantage of them, plus a good selection of their flavors are not only stomachable but actually kinda tasty
  

  
 

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