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    Feel like I have maxed my body size


    Have changed my diet, do new workouts constantly, increased intensity, load on protein through food daily plus a shake, and I keep getting stronger but I can't gain weight and build size. It's pissing me off and suggestions would help immensely. And don't bother with offering steroids, I'm a natural builder.

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    Eat

    A lot

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    Quote Originally Posted by gilmorecraig
    Have changed my diet, do new workouts constantly, increased intensity, load on protein through food daily plus a shake, and I keep getting stronger but I can't gain weight and build size. It's pissing me off and suggestions would help immensely. And don't bother with offering steroids, I'm a natural builder.
    Eat for the weight you want. Majority of times people think they eat enough but are. Way under.
    If you want to weigh 200 lbs you gotta eat like your 200 lbs
    Don't quote me but usually 20-22 cals per lb of bodyweight will be a decent bulk.
    Also the more cardio youdo the more food you'll need
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    U won't gain weight eating just protein (hopefully u know that)

    If u over train (Aka under recover) you won't grow or gain weight

    If u do too much cardio, you will gain minimal weight.

    Slowly add carbs and you will easily gain clean pounds, I added carbs back after being a low carber / carb cycler for years, and I gained 10 pounds comfortably and cleanly, actually lost BF over a 3 month period without ph or steroids..
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    http://70sbig.com/blog/tag/dave-tate/

    that is how you gain size. if you are not willing to do that, then you are not willing to gain size.
    you can call me "ozzie" for short.
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    Quote Originally Posted by asooneyeonig View Post
    http://70sbig.com/blog/tag/dave-tate/

    that is how you gain size. if you are not willing to do that, then you are not willing to gain size.
    I freaking love that article. It gives a nice insight into the sacrifices you have to make sometimes to stay on the path towards your goals.
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    Quote Originally Posted by asooneyeonig
    http://70sbig.com/blog/tag/dave-tate/

    that is how you gain size. if you are not willing to do that, then you are not willing to gain size.
    Dude.. I'm at a loss for words
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    Quite possibly the scariest ad most awesome thing I've read
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    'eat until your eyes are slits'

    awesome...
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    Lolllll great read! Definitely would get fat.. Would be nice tho...!
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    Yeah, I've heard of guys having to put down retard amounts of food to gain or even simply maintain weight. I saw what Dusty's first phase cutting diet looked like, and it was like 7-8k calories, lol.
    Check your form: http://anabolicminds.com/forum/exercise-science/190675-proper-techniques.html
    Log: http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/235436-tossing-weight-torobestia.html
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    Check your form: http://anabolicminds.com/forum/exercise-science/190675-proper-techniques.html
    Log: http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/235436-tossing-weight-torobestia.html
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    That article was ****in awesome, thanks man
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    Add a gallon of whole milk each day to whatever your diet is. You'll grow.
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    Quote Originally Posted by crispycrown
    Quite possibly the scariest ad most awesome thing I've read
    Well put!

    That pizza sounded nasty. I get the point though. I dont see how he doesn't gain much fat.

    Awesome article none the less.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rob112 View Post
    Well put!

    That pizza sounded nasty. I get the point though. I dont see how he doesn't gain much fat.

    Awesome article none the less.
    I'm sure he did, but you also gotta understand that when powerlifters use the word lean they're using it in the lay/clinical sense (20% bf or sub), not in the bodybuilder sense (sub 14%).
    Check your form: http://anabolicminds.com/forum/exercise-science/190675-proper-techniques.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodja View Post
    I freaking love that article. It gives a nice insight into the sacrifices you have to make sometimes to stay on the path towards your goals.
    Saw the link and thought to myself, 'it's gonna be that story with the extra large pizza and the bottle of oil.' Sure 'nuff.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Torobestia
    I'm sure he did, but you also gotta understand that when powerlifters use the word lean they're using it in the lay/clinical sense (20% bf or sub), not in the bodybuilder sense (sub 14%).
    Thanks for the info bc I completely didn't think of it that way. Makes more sense now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Torobestia
    I'm sure he did, but you also gotta understand that when powerlifters use the word lean they're using it in the lay/clinical sense (20% bf or sub), not in the bodybuilder sense (sub 14%).
    Exactly. All my mma/bj/crossfit/bodybuilder type friends say I'm fat. But when I'm in the office with lay people they all comment on how "jacked" I am. I do not have visible abs and do not really care. Rippetoe once said a six pack is useless on a skinny guy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Torobestia View Post
    I especially like the training session he gives at the end.
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    But also to eat his or her own. Some people just wanna be 150 lbs with abzzz
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    Quote Originally Posted by RicFlair
    Add a gallon of whole milk each day to whatever your diet is. You'll grow.
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    Here's something I do: I work at a desk job so I will cook up 16 oz of steak and stir that into 4 cans of chunky soup. I put this in a giant tupperware and slowly work at it over the course of the workday. I call it my slop bucket.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RicFlair
    Here's something I do: I work at a desk job so I will cook up 16 oz of steak and stir that into 4 cans of chunky soup. I put this in a giant tupperware and slowly work at it over the course of the workday. I call it my slop bucket.
    I might have to try this..
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    Quote Originally Posted by RicFlair
    Here's something I do: I work at a desk job so I will cook up 16 oz of steak and stir that into 4 cans of chunky soup. I put this in a giant tupperware and slowly work at it over the course of the workday. I call it my slop bucket.
    Good idea, I always hate how the soups have little protein.
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