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furious
10-22-2003, 06:19 PM
Hey,

Here is the cutting diet I have come up with. I plan to decrease calories by 100-200 cals a week for 6 weeks. I am currently 160lbs 12% bodyfat. Tell me what you think.


Diet:

Meal #1:

1 cup oat meal- 300 calories/54 carbs
protein shake 1 scoop whey + glutamine- 150 cals/ 22 g protein

450 cals

Meal #2:

1 chicken breast- 300 cals 50g protein
1/2 cup cotttage cheese- 160 cals/ 30 g protein

460 calories 80 g protein


Meal #3 (pre workout):

2 scoops whey- 220 calories/ 40 g protein
1/2 cup oatmeal- 150 cal/27 g carbs

370 calories

Meal #4 (Post workout):

2 scoops whey- 220 cal/ 40g protein

220 calories

Meal #5:

2 chicken breasts- 600 cal
1/2 cup cottage cheese- 160 calories

760 calories

Meal #6:

1 serving tuna- 200 calories/ 48 g protein

200 calories

total cals: 2460
protein: 308 g

bradley
10-23-2003, 02:04 AM
You need to add some fat to your diet, and I would recommend ~25% of your daily calories come from fat (healthy sources). Try including some olive oil, fish oil, nuts, etc. into your diet, and you can reduce your protein intake free up some calories if needed. One gram of protein per lb. of bw should be plenty as far as protein intake is concerned.

I would also add some carbs post workout, and throw in some veggies with some of your meals to get in some fiber.

TheGimp
10-23-2003, 06:34 AM
Like bradley said, way too much protein and not enough fat. You need fat to burn fat. Also you might want to save your money and not have the glutamine.

HobbesAB
10-23-2003, 11:33 AM
Originally posted by TheGimp
Like bradley said, way too much protein and not enough fat. You need fat to burn fat. Also you might want to save your money and not have the glutamine.

What's wrong with glutamine? I use it and I've found that when I don't, I am extremely sore versus only slightly sore when I do use it.

TheGimp
10-23-2003, 11:51 AM
Here's a post from the supplement forum:

http://www.wannabebigforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=36502&highlight=glutamine

There seem to be mixed opinions on it. I find its by far the most expensive supplement I buy and considering its not as "tried and tested" as protein, creatine and EFAs and I haven't noticed much difference from taking it myself I just wonder whether its worth it. Perhaps I'll start to miss it when it runs out :) Do a search for glutamine on the supplement forum for more info. Of course, if you notice such a big difference yourself, then don't stop :thumbup: