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    best way to build muscle off of what food?


    My weight is 185 looking for the right foods and when to eat them with the supplements I'm taking??

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    I am taking a fish oil pill too along with a multivitamin, when's the best time to take them?
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    Take fish oil whenevs I prefer multi bitamins before bed but I don't think there's a big difference. Take them with food as certain vitamins are absorbed better with fats

    Get plenty of meat. Chicken and turkey and fish are my top choices and of course red meat for its creatine value an calories.
    Peanut butter is a staple for me as we'll as oats and bananas.
    Sweet potatoes and brown rice. Basic staples of any good muscle feeding diet.

    Best advice I ever got was, " you wanna weigh 200 lbs you gotta eat like you're 200 lbs"
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    Thanks man, I'm taking 1mr as my ore workout now along with the creatine189 2 pills before I work out, anything else I could take with this set up for my recovery?
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    Don't worry too much about supplementation it's a small part of the over all goal.
    How many calories are you eating a day and how much protein?
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    About 80 grams a day I don't do more then 30 grams on one setting, I eat about 2500 cal a day
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    You want at least one gram per lb of body weight and you'll def want to up calories. Don't quote me but a rough bulking estimate is 20 cals per lb bodyweight
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    Yeah I don't need to gain any more weight just getting toned up
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    Quote Originally Posted by crispycrown
    Take fish oil whenevs I prefer multi bitamins before bed but I don't think there's a big difference. Take them with food as certain vitamins are absorbed better with fats

    Get plenty of meat. Chicken and turkey and fish are my top choices and of course red meat for its creatine value an calories.
    Peanut butter is a staple for me as we'll as oats and bananas.
    Sweet potatoes and brown rice. Basic staples of any good muscle feeding diet.

    Best advice I ever got was, " you wanna weigh 200 lbs you gotta eat like you're 200 lbs"
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    Quote Originally Posted by ninja636 View Post
    Yeah I don't need to gain any more weight just getting toned up
    Huge myth that no more than 30-40g of protein can be digested in one sitting. Just FYI. and why only 80g? You need at least 105 more than this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jiigzz View Post
    Huge myth that no more than 30-40g of protein can be digested in one sitting. Just FYI. and why only 80g? You need at least 105 more than this.
    Doesn' that depend on the person? Sometimes I have up to around 70g of protein a meal and still see strength gains. Granted that's strength gains not size.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DerickVonD View Post
    Doesn' that depend on the person? Sometimes I have up to around 70g of protein a meal and still see strength gains. Granted that's strength gains not size.
    1g per lb of bodyweight. This number wsnt just pulled out of nowhere, there is research done to suggest that this amount is optimal for adequete functions of protein within the body. Remeber it does more than repair muscle tissue.

    The research I believe actually says 1.6-1.8g per KG of bodyweight.

    Thats nowhere near enoguh protein for someone your size. Protein doesnt make you stronger, so perhaps you can still gain strength on a deficit, but your probably forcing your body to used muscle protein or other protein within the body for hormone transport
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jiigzz View Post
    1g per lb of bodyweight. This number wsnt just pulled out of nowhere, there is research done to suggest that this amount is optimal for adequete functions of protein within the body. Remeber it does more than repair muscle tissue.

    The research I believe actually says 1.6-1.8g per KG of bodyweight.

    Thats nowhere near enoguh protein for someone your size. Protein doesnt make you stronger, so perhaps you can still gain strength on a deficit, but your probably forcing your body to used muscle protein or other protein within the body for hormone transport
    Whoa I'm not the OP lol. I get way more than 70 or 80 grams a day I can assure you lol. I myself get about 215-220 grams a day. I was just saying sometimes I get upwards to 70g per meal.
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    How do u know this us a myth?? I seen a nurotritonst and told me... So who do u be leave nowadays... I feel like if I ate 100 grams a day id put on to much weight. I'm bit trying to gain anymore weight, I'm at 185lbs
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    Quote Originally Posted by ninja636 View Post
    How do u know this us a myth?? I seen a nurotritonst and told me... So who do u be leave nowadays... I feel like if I ate 100 grams a day id put on to much weight. I'm bit trying to gain anymore weight, I'm at 185lbs
    You won't. Proten won't make you fat, hell fat won't make you fat. Too many calories and carbs will. I didn't really start seeing strength gains until I made sure I was getting atleast 215 grams of protein a day.
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    Yeah but u need carbs too whole wheat, oatmeal, veggies...
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    Quote Originally Posted by ninja636 View Post
    Yeah but u need carbs too whole wheat, oatmeal, veggies...
    thats why I said too many not none at all.
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    If you dont know how many g of protein to eat start with the minimum like 75g and go through an workout. Pay attention to recovery and if it's lagging then up it to 100 and keep doing this till you hit the recovery target of about 2 days. I try to not eat anymore protein than need it. In many cases from trial and error and depending what else I eat with the protein it's usually 1.2g of protein per lb of body weight. So I weight around 250 I eat about 300g to fully recover and grow. But not everyone needs this percentage so start low and increase as need it.
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    There's a low calorie protein I'm buying soon 106 cal per serving, 86% protein, when's the best time to take all this protein? I take 1mr 20 min before my workouts, and a protein after unless I'm eating a big meal then ill cut out my shake, but every morning ill drink one with some fruit and carbs
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    What do u mean pay Att to my recovery?? And lagging??
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    Eat protein every 3 hours or so and immediately after the workout and you GTG
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    Quote Originally Posted by ninja636 View Post
    Yeah I don't need to gain any more weight just getting toned up
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    Ok

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    Christ I work construction, I don't have time to make all these pack filled protein meals or shakes
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    So if ur telling me to eat 200 grams of protein a day how much protein are u going threw in a week? $$$$ what brand
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    Quote Originally Posted by ninja636
    So if ur telling me to eat 200 grams of protein a day how much protein are u going threw in a week? $$$$ what brand
    Do you ever have an off day? Cook all your meals then and put them in tupperware. I usually cook about two days worth of food. Shouldn't take too long too cook a lot of food if you cook in bulk
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    Quote Originally Posted by ninja636
    Ok

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    Quote Originally Posted by bmftisftw View Post
    Do you ever have an off day? Cook all your meals then and put them in tupperware. I usually cook about two days worth of food. Shouldn't take too long too cook a lot of food if you cook in bulk
    Second that, plus you might want to buy a foreman grill, it makes cooking a lot easier and you can cook like 8 burgers on one at a time if you get a big model. Hell I even eat reheated eggs...they taste like **** but it's not too bad lol.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DerickVonD View Post
    Whoa I'm not the OP lol. I get way more than 70 or 80 grams a day I can assure you lol. I myself get about 215-220 grams a day. I was just saying sometimes I get upwards to 70g per meal.
    S**t, totally misread you rpost lol. I read 70g per day haha. My apologies
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    Quote Originally Posted by ninja636 View Post
    How do u know this us a myth?? I seen a nurotritonst and told me... So who do u be leave nowadays... I feel like if I ate 100 grams a day id put on to much weight. I'm bit trying to gain anymore weight, I'm at 185lbs
    What qualifications does your nutritionalist have? / when did he or she graduate? Because it is a myth, and I dont get how 100g of protein will make you fat, that doesnt even make sense lol.
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    I heard a client of mine tell me her RD friend said women only need 60g protein a day to build muscle. I said her friend needs her license revoked. Take that for what it's worth.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ninja636 View Post
    What do u mean pay Att to my recovery?? And lagging??
    When you workout a body part it should take in average 72 hours to recover after exercising. Sometimes when protein intake is low that recovery takes longer. If that happenes increase protein intake a little more (another meal of 30g of protein) and see what happenes. By doing this adjustments you will find the point where you eat enough protein to sustain the recovery need it.
    By lagging what I meant if the recovery is longer than 72 hours.
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    Great advice all around on here about preparing the food!
    I've been preperaing my food in bulk one or two days a week for over 10 years. It works, actually is the only way to make strides in the gym besides having your own cook or have a lot of money to get the stuff made by someone else to your specifications.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ninja636 View Post
    Christ I work construction, I don't have time to make all these pack filled protein meals or shakes
    It doesnt have to be uber hardcore from the beginning. You can invest in some baggies and fill it with some protein, peanut butter, and get some milk if you can keep it at work if not water works fine then just use a blender bottle to mix it up. takes literally 2 seconds.

    other than that if you want your body to look great youll have to put in great effort obviously. now that being said not everyone wants to look like the hulk. so if youre looking to just get the diet down easiest way is to start with simple substitutions and gradually work into a better diet.

    cut down on alcohol smoking etc. , choose subway over taco bell, water over juice, salt free items over salt, whole wheat pretzels over chips (although pringles makes a 0 fat chip which i do love) , etc.
    I used to smoke everyday almost, and binge drink like it was my job, i slowly but surely worked my way into bodybuilding and I honestly dont even like drinking any more and my diet has seen a complete turn around. these things take time so dont feel like you have to rush it.

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    Ok so do I need certain protein before I go to bed at nite? Cassin when's the best time to take protein?
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    How much protein carbs, fruit veggies do I need on a days intake? 185lb guy, happy with the weight I'm at
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    About 1g/lbs body weight. So keep it around 170-190. Going on what crispy said before: eat the protein you want to weigh. If you wanna be 250lbs, eat 250g protein.
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    Lol ill gave to keep track of protein intake now, protein every 3 hrs??
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    Quote Originally Posted by crispycrown View Post
    It doesnt have to be uber hardcore from the beginning. You can invest in some baggies and fill it with some protein, peanut butter, and get some milk if you can keep it at work if not water works fine then just use a blender bottle to mix it up. takes literally 2 seconds.

    other than that if you want your body to look great youll have to put in great effort obviously. now that being said not everyone wants to look like the hulk. so if youre looking to just get the diet down easiest way is to start with simple substitutions and gradually work into a better diet.

    cut down on alcohol smoking etc. , choose subway over taco bell, water over juice, salt free items over salt, whole wheat pretzels over chips (although pringles makes a 0 fat chip which i do love) , etc.
    I used to smoke everyday almost, and binge drink like it was my job, i slowly but surely worked my way into bodybuilding and I honestly dont even like drinking any more and my diet has seen a complete turn around. these things take time so dont feel like you have to rush it.

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    Fook the peanut butter sandwiches. Go get yourself a foreman grill and grill like 10 turkey burgers at once, bring about 2 of em bi tches to work to eat at lunch if they have a mirowave you can heat them up in.
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    How many calories, should I intake? I don't want to gain anymore weight, and how many carbs?
  

  
 

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