Can't eat enough.

  1. Can't eat enough.


    I found a math formula on another site that you can use to see how many calories, grams of protein & carbs (I'm going to try carb cycling so it varies)you should eat a day.

    I came out at about 3,800 calories a day with 228g protein and anywhere from 171g of carbs on light days to 285g of carbs on heavy days.

    The problem is that I can't seem to eat enough in a day to reach those amounts.

    Anyone have any suggestions?


  2. Quote Originally Posted by Cougar7464
    I found a math formula on another site that you can use to see how many calories, grams of protein & carbs (I'm going to try carb cycling so it varies)you should eat a day.

    I came out at about 3,800 calories a day with 228g protein and anywhere from 171g of carbs on light days to 285g of carbs on heavy days.

    The problem is that I can't seem to eat enough in a day to reach those amounts.

    Anyone have any suggestions?
    3,800 kcal/day is pretty high. You better be a pretty big guy.

    And, if you're literally not "able" to get in 3800kcal in a day, I'd be surprised. I'd say you're likely not countint all of your calories or eating too many rice cakes. If you eat a bagel you're at 300kcal. Add in a 16oz glass of ff milk and you're at around 500 maybe a banana and peanut butter and you're at 700-750kcal. And that's one really easy "snack" type meal. (multiply that by 6 and you've got 4500kcal).

    Hell, I just ate a 6 dollar burger, a large fry, and a shake and I'm still starving...I think that was somewhere in the realm of 1500kcal (Not exactly healthy..hahahha)
  3. tattoopierced1
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    AI makes a good appetite stimulant called Grub On.
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  4. Quote Originally Posted by tattoopierced1
    AI makes a good appetite stimulant called Grub On.
    I was just going to mention that.
    Anyways, try adding another meal to your regimen(sp?) You should be eating a small meal every 2-3 hours. So if you are eating a meal now every 3 hours, try dropping back and eating a meal every 2-2.5 hours in order to fit the extra meal in to get the calories that you are needing.
  5. im wondering


    where did u get that chart from to help with cal carb and prot. count cuz id like to see it

  6. Quote Originally Posted by EricLee22
    where did u get that chart from to help with cal carb and prot. count cuz id like to see it
    me too, please post it.

  7. Here you go. It's an article about carb cycling. Scroll about a third of the way down and it starts with the formula about how to calculate your BMR.

    Testosterone Nation - The Carb Cycling Codex

  8. smoke a joint, and use grub on.

    Between the two you'll be way above the marker.

    Dr liftalot
  

  
 

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