View Full Version : Weight Gaining Plateau

12-16-2008, 07:56 PM
I've been gaining weight very steadily up until about two weeks ago. My training intensity hasn't changed, nor has my diet. I've still been making strength gains though, so should I be worried? And if I have hit a plateau, should I simply increase my calorie intake? Thank you all in advance!

12-16-2008, 08:06 PM
if you have hit a plateau, simply just eat more calories. As your weight increases, your maintenance calories will increase. As you know, you have to eat over your maintenance level to gain weight.

12-16-2008, 08:28 PM
How did I not think of that? Thanks! Look forward to stuffing my face even more :)

12-16-2008, 10:49 PM
How long have you been bulking for? I have found that after about two months of a bulk cycle I hit a plateau... what works for me is to cycle off all my supplements for two weeks or so (assuming your not on a SD cycle or something) and switch up my routine a little bit. And definitely increase the calorie intake if at all possible.

12-17-2008, 09:47 AM
Just a little over two months yeah. Im actually gonna up my supplement intake (except protein), as its been staggered (Creatine every other day, same with multi and fish oils).

12-17-2008, 10:18 AM
I wouldn’t stress it. There could be so many variables at play. Sleep, stress, over training, water weight, thyroid etc

Are you tracking your daily caloric intake?