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    Best Weight Gainer


    Currently taking Optimum Nutrition- serious mass but discovered its mainly maltodextrin.

    Anyone recommend a good weight gainer, doesn't have to contain creatine already have caps.

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    Make your own. I suggest you get 5 pounds of whey, some oat flour or whatever carb you want to add and some 2% or whole milk, really that is all you need. This way if you want to get some in at night, you can just do protein with fats instead of lots of carbs too. They are a rip off, always make your own.
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    I always do 2 cups milk, 2 scoops choc whey, 1 cup oats, 1 banana, 2 tbsp PB... Thats easily 1000cals.
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    milk and natty pb can never go wrong
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    Normal oats from a health shop then blend? Sounds cheaper bit will I be missing out on anything
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    supermarket oats will work too and may be even cheaper
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    I prefer kashi go lean original for my carb source
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    I dont like weight gainers as they detract you from eating solid food and mess up your appetite.

    I eat smaller, balanced meals throughout the day --- then A pizza or burger and fries at night.

    So I hope I get 3000 from normal meals then 1200-2000 with my nightly feast. Its hard to eat with small appetite.

    -Matt
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    Quote Originally Posted by MattPorter
    I dont like weight gainers as they detract you from eating solid food and mess up your appetite.

    I eat smaller, balanced meals throughout the day --- then A pizza or burger and fries at night.

    So I hope I get 3000 from normal meals then 1200-2000 with my nightly feast. Its hard to eat with small appetite.

    -Matt
    U don't look like u eat a pizza or burger and fries... Everybody says they do though.


    OP, I don't mind weight gain powder at all...
    U need to use this and still eat many meals this is just iceing ok the cake.
    I used
    -Serious Mass (too many carbs)
    -Up Your Mass (good carb source)
    -Real Gains (taste was eh...)

    I heard true mass is good as well. Mix that up with milk, 2 scoops p butter and some 100% egg whites powder and a banana and you're rockin man!
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    up your mass will be your best bet imo for an all in one.. but id just make my own.
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    Quote Originally Posted by criticalbench
    up your mass will be your best bet imo for an all in one.. but id just make my own.
    Only downside to up your mass is the soy
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    Quote Originally Posted by AaronJP1 View Post
    Only downside to up your mass is the soy
    No soy for me man, I avoid that shiz like the plague.
    If my direct and cynical approach bothers you, just ignore it. I'm just saying what you need to hear ;).
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    Quote Originally Posted by oufinny

    No soy for me man, I avoid that shiz like the plague.
    Yeah serious mass all the way then
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    More power to you guys who can eat all meals PLUS down wt gainer shakes.....my body just does not want to eat after a heavy shake with high fats, carbs and milk etc.....

    I really would love to eat just 1 meal a day!!!!! I may need to retire.

    -Matt
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    I don't need a weight gainer. I can gain very easily. Too easily. Anyway I'd rather chew my calories than drink them, besides I have teeth.
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    Quote Originally Posted by T-Bone
    I don't need a weight gainer. I can gain very easily. Too easily. Anyway I'd rather chew my calories than drink them, besides I have teeth.
    funny guy

    Quote Originally Posted by MattPorter
    More power to you guys who can eat all meals PLUS down wt gainer shakes.....my body just does not want to eat after a heavy shake with high fats, carbs and milk etc.....

    I really would love to eat just 1 meal a day!!!!! I may need to retire.

    -Matt
    If u ate 1 meal how many cals would it e and what would be the macros? haha
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    Quote Originally Posted by AaronJP1 View Post
    funny guy



    If u ate 1 meal how many cals would it e and what would be the macros? haha
    Just Warrior Diet approach it ---- fast all day then come home to a feast of lean proteins, fruits, vegetables and complex carbs etc....oils...


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    Had true mass in the past wasn't too impressed. Tasted great but only had 80g of carbs in a serving and was poor value for money only lasts 9 days for £30+
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    Quote Originally Posted by rushrugby
    Had true mass in the past wasn't too impressed. Tasted great but only had 80g of carbs in a serving and was poor value for money only lasts 9 days for £30+
    More carbs? More Cals?
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    Quote Originally Posted by BarbellBeast View Post
    I always do 2 cups milk, 2 scoops choc whey, 1 cup oats, 1 banana, 2 tbsp PB... Thats easily 1000cals.
    Pretty much my breakfast, except for the banana and pb. Milk, whey and oats pretty much do it for me
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    Quote Originally Posted by tal0716

    Pretty much my breakfast, except for the banana and pb. Milk, whey and oats pretty much do it for me
    Did what you recommended, looks good on paper but tastes like absolute ****. Couldn't think of a worse thing to consume in the morning. Now I see why gainers are quite pricey
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    Add ice and ice cream with honey. Tastes much better
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    Quote Originally Posted by R1balla
    Add ice and ice cream with honey. Tastes much better
    Great idea.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rushrugby View Post
    Did what you recommended, looks good on paper but tastes like absolute ****. Couldn't think of a worse thing to consume in the morning. Now I see why gainers are quite pricey
    this is what i do and it tastes amazing

    Ice, butter pecan ice cream (or vanilla), milk, 2 scoops chocolate 100% whey by ON, 1 banana, sliced pineapple, honey. if u have a good blender or what a big shake, you can add oats or peanut butter
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    Quote Originally Posted by rushrugby View Post
    Did what you recommended, looks good on paper but tastes like absolute ****. Couldn't think of a worse thing to consume in the morning. Now I see why gainers are quite pricey
    Hmm, I guess it would depend on the flavor of protein added. I use chocolate flavored whey, 2% milk and rolled oats
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    Quote Originally Posted by rushrugby View Post
    Did what you recommended, looks good on paper but tastes like absolute ****. Couldn't think of a worse thing to consume in the morning. Now I see why gainers are quite pricey
    I use to drink that all the time as well. You learn to get use to it. If the taste really does bug you (im assuming you dont like the taste of raw oats) substitute some kashi go lean original. More fiber and protein then raw oats and tastes better IMO
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