Modifying My Diet To Bulk

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  2. Quote Originally Posted by phillyb
    Yes, that is fit day.

    Quote Originally Posted by Moyer
    I can't say for sure about you, but I'm still very insulin sensitive 1 1/2hrs PWO.

    I suggest skipping the PB and adding small amounts of fat to your first 3 meals. A little flax oil, fish oil caps, a whole egg or two for breakfast, walnuts, olive oil, etc.
    What do you mean by this, sorry If I sound like a noob. Are you implying by this that insulin sensitive=bad time to eat fat? I am confused. lol
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  3. bump on the fit day! Thanx...

  4. Quote Originally Posted by PVSkyHigh
    Yes, that is fit day.


    What do you mean by this, sorry If I sound like a noob. Are you implying by this that insulin sensitive=bad time to eat fat? I am confused. lol
    I am not TOTALLY knowledgable on the subject but I believe when you are insulin sensitive, calories are more likely to be stored as adipose tissue. This is why its best for a post workout meal(s) to be high in protein and carbohydrates but low in fat.

    I think.

  5. Quote Originally Posted by precious_roy
    I am not TOTALLY knowledgable on the subject but I believe when you are insulin sensitive, calories are more likely to be stored as adipose tissue. This is why its best for a post workout meal(s) to be high in protein and carbohydrates but low in fat.

    I think.
    Yes. You're very insulin sensitive after your workout. When you eat a meal at this time, you'll get a spike in insulin levels. When insulin is released into the bloodstream, it shuttles carbs(glucose), amino acids(protein), and fats into cells. The carbs and protein are fine because your muscles need them, but the fats circulating in your blood will be shuttled into adipose tissue (bodyfat). That's why you want to avoid eating fats before, during, and directly after your workout.

    Even though you are less insulin sensitive at other times of the day, you can still get big insulin spikes from eating/drinking large amounts of high GI carbs (sugar, white bread, etc). That's why you generally want to avoid high GI carbs. They cause insulin spikes, which in turn increases fat storage.
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  6. Roy,
    Your diet looks pretty solid to me. In November I went on a bulking phase that lasted till February. I went from 185lbs at 10.5% to 215 at 12.3%. I was following a 40/40/20 diet. This was a 100% natural bulk. I'm 6'2" btw and a total ecto.

    Carbs consisted almost entirely of brown rice and oats. Proteins were mostly the standard lean beef, chicken, and Tuna.

    So if you ask me, your diet looks solid. As far as the postworkout/bedtime meal, your kinda stuck between the proverbial rock and a hard place. If thats the only time you can lift, thats just the way it has to be. Because of that, i wouldnt stress about it. Just concentrate on eating clean throughout the day and you should be ok. If anything, since it is pre-bedtime, you might think about increasing the protein to 50% for that meal.I would also do exactly what you are doing, and split it up between Whey ans Cassein to give you that fast acting protein for the post workout, and the slower cassein for while you are asleep.

    Good luck and happy bulking.

    BTW how did you configure FitDay on a bulking diet? I have the program as well, but when I try to set it up and tell it I want to gain weight, it wont let me do it. I have been using the outdated balance log instead because of this. Any help would be appreciated.

  7. Quote Originally Posted by f18jock
    Roy,
    Your diet looks pretty solid to me. In November I went on a bulking phase that lasted till February. I went from 185lbs at 10.5% to 215 at 12.3%. I was following a 40/40/20 diet. This was a 100% natural bulk. I'm 6'2" btw and a total ecto.

    Carbs consisted almost entirely of brown rice and oats. Proteins were mostly the standard lean beef, chicken, and Tuna.

    So if you ask me, your diet looks solid. As far as the postworkout/bedtime meal, your kinda stuck between the proverbial rock and a hard place. If thats the only time you can lift, thats just the way it has to be. Because of that, i wouldnt stress about it. Just concentrate on eating clean throughout the day and you should be ok. If anything, since it is pre-bedtime, you might think about increasing the protein to 50% for that meal.I would also do exactly what you are doing, and split it up between Whey ans Cassein to give you that fast acting protein for the post workout, and the slower cassein for while you are asleep.

    Good luck and happy bulking.

    BTW how did you configure FitDay on a bulking diet? I have the program as well, but when I try to set it up and tell it I want to gain weight, it wont let me do it. I have been using the outdated balance log instead because of this. Any help would be appreciated.
    Thanks.

    It seems to be working well for me and the eating the peanut butter at night instead of post workout meal 2 also seems to be effective. Although I would rather eat the peanut butter with the milk because its easier...

    Unfortunatly due to my work schedule that is the only time that I can lift. That was the first think that I tried to alter but to no avail.

    About fitday; I am not sure what you are refering to. I don't have a copy of fitday, I just use the online version which doesn't customize diets. I entered in all the foods that I thought I should eat in a day and then tweaked the quantities until the macronutrient ratio came out the way I wanted. So I guess that isn't really a help to you. It would be cool if there were a 'bulking' button that I could hit and it would make a food list for me...

  8. Quote Originally Posted by precious_roy
    Apologies, I screwed up a bit. My milk intake is a bit more that I had punched into fitday. I have attached the newer file.

    Again, thanks for any input that you have or any general knowledge you can provide me with.
    QUick question, with a bulking plan like this how long should a person bulk up? I am thinking of bulking up for two weeks. Is this too short of time or should I go longer or only one week?

  9. I suggest trying 1 -2 months to add some serious bulk... can't put on much mass in only 2 weeks.

    cc
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