View Full Version : Heavy cardio but keeping the bulk
10-18-2005, 11:32 PM
So winter is around the corner, and I'm trying to bulk up, but every Tuesday I get together with some friends and we play football for some time, tonight it was 4 hours, sprinting for 4 hours burns alot of calories. What would be the best way to combat the calorie loss, what are some good calorie dense foods that I should eat after this much excercise. Tonight I made a shake with 3 tbps natty pb, 1 small container of yogurt, 1 banana, 3 scoops of whey. Comments/suggestions?
10-18-2005, 11:56 PM
Lol, don't worry about it too much. Just eat to make up for it. One night a week is not going to kill you. I play soccer for 3 hours every day, that makes it harder to maintain a bulk. Just on Tuesdays make yourself an extra shake, and maybe a big sandwich and you should be just fine.
10-19-2005, 12:00 AM
Okay, here's my suggestion: IMMEDIATELY after this, knock back a protein shake with dextrose/malto. You want to get anabolic right away. Take a gram of vitamin C with this to combat cortisol.
After that, your pb/yogurt concoction or whatever food you want - eat eat eat!
If you can possibly sip a dilute dextrose and whey shake DURING your activity, it might not be a bad idea. You REALLY want it diluted, though.
I go for 3-hour bike rides every once in a while, and I always overeat at least a thousand calories on those days to make sure I don't go into caloric debt from it.
10-19-2005, 02:49 AM
Thanks for the suggestions, I need get some dextrose off the internet cause the GNC store here in town doesn't carry any. What about drinking gatorade to keep my blood sugar levels up?
built, youre like a dictionary of nutri facts
wish i had a pocket sized built to bring everywhere haha
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