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    Diet Help needed!!!


    Hey I'm a newbie to bulking and I need some advice like a schedule or something that I can follow while I go through my bulking stage with my asteroid stack.
    Thanks Chris

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    I would shoot for around 4500 cals a day, and work your way up from that. Post an example of your current diet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dedlifter1 View Post
    I would shoot for around 4500 cals a day, and work your way up from that. Post an example of your current diet.
    people are always saying that......shott for 4500 cals a day. what if he's currently eating 2000 right now? i see you asked him to post his current diet, which is useful info, but saying 4500 right from the get go is silly don't you think? small increases in cals every week will insure proper weight and muscle gain, doing that to quick will result in a good amount of fat gain. I'm not trying to criticize but chances are he's not eating that much right now and it may take 2 months to get to 4500........
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    Quote Originally Posted by lennoxchi View Post
    people are always saying that......shott for 4500 cals a day. what if he's currently eating 2000 right now? i see you asked him to post his current diet, which is useful info, but saying 4500 right from the get go is silly don't you think? small increases in cals every week will insure proper weight and muscle gain, doing that to quick will result in a good amount of fat gain. I'm not trying to criticize but chances are he's not eating that much right now and it may take 2 months to get to 4500........
    Which is why i said "shoot" for 4500 cals, not eat 4500 cals immediately.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chris808costa View Post
    Hey I'm a newbie to bulking and I need some advice like a schedule or something that I can follow while I go through my bulking stage with my asteroid stack.
    Thanks Chris
    Post today's diet is as much detail as possible and we'll go from there.
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    OP. Find your BMR and add about 500 calories on non training days. On training days add about 1000. Monitor your weight gain and see how that works. If the gains are too slow, increase them. If you are gaining too much fat, take em down a notch. The main thing is to find out what works for you. But this would be a good start.

    As far as bulking diet examples. I'm not going to post one as they will differ slightly depending on your BMR. There are sample diets all over the internet...just google "sample bulking diet" and you'll be golden.

    Remember, that as you gain weight, your BMR also increases so depending on how much you weigh, you are going to have to increase calories as you increase size/weight.
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    Meal #1
    8 egg whites
    half onion
    1 carrot

    Meal #2
    2 apples
    1 apricot

    Meal #3
    2 scoops Whey
    Spoon of peanut butter

    Meal#4
    8 oz steak
    1/2 cup rice
    1/2 corn

    Meal#5
    2 Chicken breast
    1 corn cob
    1 biscuit

    After work out Serious Mass wight gainer

    Meal #6
    8 oz steak
    1/2 cup rice
    1/2 corn

    I also snack on peanut butter in between meals to stay full.
    SOOO this is roughly what i eat during the day
    So how is this for a days diet bulking ???
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    Quote Originally Posted by chris808costa View Post
    Meal #1
    8 egg whites
    half onion
    1 carrot

    Meal #2
    2 apples
    1 apricot

    Meal #3
    2 scoops Whey
    Spoon of peanut butter

    Meal#4
    8 oz steak
    1/2 cup rice
    1/2 corn

    Meal#5
    2 Chicken breast
    1 corn cob
    1 biscuit

    After work out Serious Mass wight gainer

    Meal #6
    8 oz steak
    1/2 cup rice
    1/2 corn

    I also snack on peanut butter in between meals to stay full.
    SOOO this is roughly what i eat during the day
    So how is this for a days diet bulking ???
    Honestly, thats a pretty good diet. i would def add some other veggies in there, broccoli, etc. What time of day do you lift? I would maybe switch meal 3 with meal 4. With the red meat you might add on a bit of fat, but thats ok, thats how I eat when Im bulking. Add in a few d. cheesebugers here and there. When I started my bulk last september, I was 188. I bulked up to 228 by about apr-may. Im now down to 214, shooting for 205. If I acheive this, I will have put on 17 lbs of muscle in about a year, which i think is a pretty good year. as you add on weight, I would start tapering off so much red meat, and start replacing it with more chicken. good luck bud.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dedlifter1 View Post
    Honestly, thats a pretty good diet. i would def add some other veggies in there, broccoli, etc. What time of day do you lift? I would maybe switch meal 3 with meal 4. With the red meat you might add on a bit of fat, but thats ok, thats how I eat when Im bulking. Add in a few d. cheesebugers here and there. When I started my bulk last september, I was 188. I bulked up to 228 by about apr-may. Im now down to 214, shooting for 205. If I acheive this, I will have put on 17 lbs of muscle in about a year, which i think is a pretty good year. as you add on weight, I would start tapering off so much red meat, and start replacing it with more chicken. good luck bud.
    Double cheese burgers???
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    yes, double cheeseburgers. Imo, which is shared by many others, a bit of dirty bulking is quite beneficial. Im not saying become a pig, but if your bulking eating dirty comes with the territory. You can eat really lean, and alot, the process will just be slower on a "clean" bulk. Im advising you based upon my own experiences, which have been sucessful, as stated above.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chris808costa View Post
    Meal #1
    8 egg whites
    half onion
    1 carrot

    Meal #2
    2 apples
    1 apricot

    Meal #3
    2 scoops Whey
    Spoon of peanut butter

    Meal#4
    8 oz steak
    1/2 cup rice
    1/2 corn

    Meal#5
    2 Chicken breast
    1 corn cob
    1 biscuit

    After work out Serious Mass wight gainer

    Meal #6
    8 oz steak
    1/2 cup rice
    1/2 corn

    I also snack on peanut butter in between meals to stay full.
    SOOO this is roughly what i eat during the day
    So how is this for a days diet bulking ???
    Just a couple suggestions, IMO:

    1: Egg whites by themselves have no place in a bulk. Eat the yolk, or at LEAST half of them.

    2: Every meal should have a complete protein in it. Meal #2 does not.

    3: Meal #3 - -s your shake mixed with water? You could mix it with whole milk since you're trying to gain weight.

    4: You first whole foods meal PWO can half a lot more than 1/2c of rice in it. Make this your most carb heavy meal of the day.

    5: Diversify your vegetable choices. Corn is OK, but by far not optimal from a health stand point. Eat 6-8 servings of green cruciferous veggies every day, or at LEAST 3 to every 1 serving of fruit you have.

    6: I don't really see any other sources of EFAs other than peanut butter? You're diet needs to focus much more heavily on good, healthy fats. Olive oil, avocado, coconut oil, wild fish, almonds, walnuts, etc. Chicken breast and egg whites and steak are not adequate IMO.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Coachese View Post
    Just a couple suggestions, IMO:

    1: Egg whites by themselves have no place in a bulk. Eat the yolk, or at LEAST half of them.

    2: Every meal should have a complete protein in it. Meal #2 does not.

    3: Meal #3 - -s your shake mixed with water? You could mix it with whole milk since you're trying to gain weight.

    4: You first whole foods meal PWO can half a lot more than 1/2c of rice in it. Make this your most carb heavy meal of the day.

    5: Diversify your vegetable choices. Corn is OK, but by far not optimal from a health stand point. Eat 6-8 servings of green cruciferous veggies every day, or at LEAST 3 to every 1 serving of fruit you have.

    6: I don't really see any other sources of EFAs other than peanut butter? You're diet needs to focus much more heavily on good, healthy fats. Olive oil, avocado, coconut oil, wild fish, almonds, walnuts, etc. Chicken breast and egg whites and steak are not adequate IMO.
    Thanks so much!
    Today I hit right above 3000 cals. Damn the hardest part of bulking is what you gotta eat
  

  
 

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