View Full Version : need tip for diet
11-20-2001, 08:19 PM
for about 3 months, ive been trying to bulk up, and with succes, i reached about 180 .. yay! but rescently, ive noticed that bulking up sucks . I had guts and dont really like it. what im trying to say is that, i need help on a diet, i've never took a diet before, i have no idea how much protein, carb, fat i should take a day, i want to be a perfect size :) (yeah i know,,,who wouldnt)
right now im 175, (5'10) i wouldnt mind being 185-190 and nO GuTs!!!!
11-20-2001, 08:36 PM
Unfortunately when bulking up a little bit of a belly is inevitable.But if done properly you can maximize mass gain and limit fat gain.I suggest doing a search of the forums and you'll find the answers you need. Hope I helped:)
11-20-2001, 08:46 PM
yeah, i know i you bulk up you askin' for a belly. but what i would like to know is, for a guy of my size, and goals, how much prot. carb and fat should i take a day?
11-20-2001, 09:13 PM
Oh okay.The calculations I know are
1)bodyweight x 15(To calulate cals needed for mass gain)
2)Consume 1-1.5g of protein per pound of bodyweight
3)Consume 2-2.5g of carbs per pound of bodyweight
4)And consume around 60-80g of fat preferably mostly Flax Seed Oil
I think that a popular diet ratio for bulking is 60/30/10 60% Carbs,30% Protein and 10% fat
Personally I don't follow any particular ratio I just eat alot of food and it seems to be working for me.
11-21-2001, 03:11 AM
With 60% carbs you will be bloated like an alcoholic :D
Try 40/30/30,have some EFA's (flaxseed,olive oil),seperate carbs from fat (especially avoid high GI carbs with fat @ the same meal)
and definitaly buy some digestive enzymes.It will prevent bloating.
11-21-2001, 07:14 AM
What do you mean by digestive enzymes?
11-21-2001, 07:50 AM
Amylase,Betaine HCL,Cellulose,Peppermint oil etc...
You can even slightly increase your fiber intake.
sounds like my stats when i bulked to 180 ,i was a fat blob:/
11-21-2001, 08:42 PM
allright then :) ill just stick to eating a lot of anything
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