Mass Gainer

  1. Mass Gainer


    I'm 17 years old and weight about 168lbs. I've been bulking for 2 months now and for the past 3 weeks I've been stuck in weight. I am eating roughly 3200 calories a day, but I have trouble eating more. Should I take a mass gainer?


  2. Yep eat more this week, then lift more next week. Also take a probiotic. You will get hungry i promise.
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  3. I would only add a mass gainer if you cannot eat more. Getting calories in via liquid will be less filling and help with calorie requirements. However, if you do decide to go with a mass gainer, make your own. It is so much cheaper and you can customize the macros to fit your goals. Start with a carb base, oatmeal, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, etc. Add a protein source, protein powder or even Greek yogurt. Add a fat source to increase calories, coconut oil, any type of nut or nut butter. Milk, water or a milk alternative.
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  4. If milk doesn't bother your stomach drink a big glass with every meal. Don't waste money on a mass gainer. In a blender add banana and peanut butter with a protein powder. Any homemade shake is better then a mass gainer shake.

  5. Quote Originally Posted by Smont View Post
    If milk doesn't bother your stomach drink a big glass with every meal. Don't waste money on a mass gainer. In a blender add banana and peanut butter with a protein powder. Any homemade shake is better then a mass gainer shake.
    I'll definitely try it thanks
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  6. If you don't burn a ****ton of calories it's impossible at your weight not to gain with that much calories. You sure that's what you eat?

  7. Quote Originally Posted by Chados View Post
    If you don't burn a ****ton of calories it's impossible at your weight not to gain with that much calories. You sure that's what you eat?
    I’m gonna guess op does a **** load of cardio....I’ve had that problem myself in the past.

  8. My morning gainer goes like this

    45gms of rolled oats, 400ml of whole milk, 2 tablespoons of organic peanut butter, 1 banana, 1 scoop whey, few almonds (I like the crunch), 2 Iranian dates.

  9. Quote Originally Posted by Cbiggie View Post
    I'm 17 years old and weight about 168lbs. I've been bulking for 2 months now and for the past 3 weeks I've been stuck in weight. I am eating roughly 3200 calories a day, but I have trouble eating more. Should I take a mass gainer?
    I would get a blender and make your own gainer. @jtmass has you covered. Making your own will be much cheaper and more nutritious. There are a lot of ways to add in calories without going out and buying a mass gainer powder. These products are typically filled with lower quality carbs and fillers, so making your own is a smart move.
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  10. Quote Originally Posted by Whisky View Post
    Iím gonna guess op does a **** load of cardio....Iíve had that problem myself in the past.
    More likely he either is overestimating how much he eats or is not consistent with his diet.

  11. Quote Originally Posted by Smont View Post
    More likely he either is overestimating how much he eats or is not consistent with his diet.
    You may well be right, only reason I guessed cardio was that I’d estimated his AMR around 2,350-2,400 (couple of assumptions in there but shouldn’t be far off). On that basis I thought even if it was being overestimated it would have to be some hefty amount to not create a surplus.....

  12. Quote Originally Posted by Whisky View Post
    You may well be right, only reason I guessed cardio was that Iíd estimated his AMR around 2,350-2,400 (couple of assumptions in there but shouldnít be far off). On that basis I thought even if it was being overestimated it would have to be some hefty amount to not create a surplus.....
    How many 17year olds do you think can actually track 3200 Cal's constantly day in and out. I'm 5'9 195 currently eating 2500-3000 per day maintaining depending on my day and I work 2 jobs labor and the other involves nonstop walking and I hit the gym 4-5 days a week.

    I doubt he's getting his calories

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  13. I'm new her but have lurjed a long time. I thought I was a "hard gainer" until I actually tracked my macros and realized I was way off drom my goals. I do have a fast metabolism and an active lifestyle. But I havent ever got close to hitting my goals until i started tracking my food intake.

  14. Anyone tried Russian Bear mass gainer?

  15. Quote Originally Posted by jtmass View Post
    Anyone tried Russian Bear mass gainer?
    My younger brother was on it for a while when he was back in high school and he gained some decent mass from it. He did mention that it was a bit annoying to drink the recommended serving.

  16. Quote Originally Posted by jp21590 View Post
    My younger brother was on it for a while when he was back in high school and he gained some decent mass from it. He did mention that it was a bit annoying to drink the recommended serving.
    Yeah. like 6 scoops. One of my friend was planning to take it and asked for advice. I have never used a gainer supplement. So, wanted to get some feedback. Thanks man.
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