Former athlete BULKING
- 01-02-2013, 05:47 PM
Former athlete BULKING
Happy new year people...
So I'm looking to get pretty serious In the weight room and my diet. I've been a football player for years and now I'm coaching.
I haven't worked out since September, but it takes me no time to get swoll again. I'm currently 6'1 223lbs but looking to bulk up to 245-250lbs. By April. The most I've ever weighed is 230lbs. But chiseled and thick.
I need help with:
1) Proper supplements(Protein, creatine, BCAAs, multi vitamins, pre&post etc. )
2) meals/ proper foods
3) how much weight weekly I should look to gain
** Thanks peeps! I'm open to all help from knowledgeable peeps
- 01-02-2013, 05:51 PM
You have to set more realistic goals unless you dont mind getting really fat or using steroids.. 22-27lbs of muscle in 20 weeks naturally is impossible
- 01-02-2013, 05:59 PM
01-02-2013, 06:27 PM
Lets start with diet first.. What does yours look like meaning calorie intake and macro breakdown carbs protein and fat?Originally Posted by 3_staxxx
01-02-2013, 10:50 PM
I played college football a few years ago ftr.
Look up Doggcrap training and the corresponding diet. It will lay it all out and it is awesome.
Personally I supplement creatine at 5 grams daily, CoQ10 at 200 mg before lifting, Optimum Nutrition opti-men vitamin, liquid fish oil for a high EPA/DHA content and bcaa. Sounds like a lot but it isn't.
01-03-2013, 05:52 PM
You obviously dont want advice on how to bulk. Head over to the subforum for supplement adviceOriginally Posted by TexasGuy
01-03-2013, 05:56 PM
01-03-2013, 06:10 PM
01-03-2013, 06:13 PM
01-06-2013, 02:01 PM
01-06-2013, 02:06 PM
01-07-2013, 04:39 PM
I use protein if I'm cutting and want to hit a high level of protein without all the calories. I can only eat so many chicken breasts and tuna cans. When bulking, I use food. Bring on the steak and eggs.
01-13-2013, 05:33 AM
I use protein if I'm cutting and want to hit a high level of protein without all the calories. I can only eat so many chicken breasts and tuna cans. When bulking, I use food. Bring on the steak and eggs.[/QUOTE]
I agree with the steak and egg comment. Ok thanks again. I'm going to stay away from it for a couple more years. Just started Fri- money is low, I'll have my supplements in 2wks
02-22-2013, 08:51 PM
4 or 5 lbs a month of "weight" is normal if your trying and dont care that its not all muscle, that would give you 4 months to 6 months which is doable naturally, especially if you hit heavy compound movements and stay simple with intense squating, deadlifting benching etc.
03-25-2013, 12:56 PM
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