Wanted to introduce myself

  1. Wanted to introduce myself

    My name is Nick, im from Missouri. I'm 26 and look forward to
    getting to know everyone on the board. I have lurked around
    for awhile now and figured it was tim to register and start
    posting. I have some pretty descent knowledge of lifting, i
    lifted for about 4 years from 17 to 21, then i started a family
    and have been out of it for about 5 years. I am getting back
    into it now and look forward to all the great advise i can come
    across here.
    I have been back at it for about 2 months now and am
    one particular thing. I am already gaining in strength, yet no
    real signs of any mass gains. Don't get me wrong i love the
    strength gains as i have always been pretty strong, but
    this time around im really looking for some definition and size
    gains. I am really looking hard at my diet as i feel this is where
    it is. I'm consuming about 2500-3000 calories currently &
    about 200 grams of protein daily. I am having a hard time fitting
    in 7 meals throughout the course of a workday. Any help that
    could lead me in the general direction would be great. Currentyl
    taking, ON's Creatine Mono, ON's 100% Whey, Fish Oil & Flax.
    Thanks once again.

    Stats: 26 Male
    166 lbs
    10.4% BF

  2. hey man good to have you aboard you'll definitely learn a lot here

    to get to your question, you aren't eating enough try to get that protein up to around 300 grams a day and up the total cals

    i know its hard to eat enough, trust me i have a very small appetite and i literally force feed myself, but that's what you've gotta do

    look around in the diet and nutrition section that will help you a lot more than i can

    good luck my man

  3. welcome to the board enjoy your stay!!!!!!!!

  4. Thanks Glenihan & Wranglergirl.

  5. Always good to have new members,good luck with your goals.This is the place to find the answers or if your just lost the spark and need a recharge..

  6. Quote Originally Posted by glenihan
    to get to your question, you aren't eating enough try to get that protein up to around 300 grams a day and up the total cals
    I agree with this 100%, also don't be afraid when you're bulking to gain some fat as if you try to remain pretty boy lean while gaining muscles you'll be lucky to gain 3-5lbs per year. You might not be as pretty while shoveling down massive amounts of food and packing on muscle and a bit of fat but remember that your sacrifice will bring rewards. Besides, cutting is fun, right guys?

  7. Your completely right there talon. This July i weighed
    around 208 and i finally couldn't stand it anymore, i
    had let myself go to the point i was unhappy with myself.
    Now i wasn't fat, but it just wasn't what i had been use
    to in the past. So i started cutting and eating right, and
    did LOTS of cardio. I went from 208 to 162 in 2 1/2 months.
    I believe i did it healthy, i cut my calories down to around 1500
    and my fat per day was about 40 grams. I took, Green Tea,
    Ephedrine HCL & Lipo-6. I alternated 2 and 4 mile runs 5 times
    a week. It was hard work, but the dedication payed off. I
    figured if i could dedicate myself to losing some unwanted fat, i
    can surely get the mass and size gains i'm looking for.

  8. Quote Originally Posted by Talon
    ...cutting is fun, right guys?

    welcome aboard bro, couldn't have picked a better place

  9. welcome bud - as you can see we have some smart guys/gals around here - you'll be glad you chose this board

  10. Thanks KMAC.

  11. Welcome mate. Best of luck achieving your goals.

  12. Welcome to AM, bro.
    Good to have you here.
    Keep up the good work.
    TheChosen12012 A.P.F California State Champion& 2 Class Record Holder (Deadlifts)


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