View Full Version : New Diet!
06-14-2007, 04:37 PM
I have been lifting for over a year now, and while I have seen lots of gains, I have never taken the time to really pay close attention to my diet.
Over the next week or so, I plan to use Fitday and report my results here, so that I can get some feedback from you guys.
Just thought I would create the thread now, for some extra motivation for me!
See you back here when I have some numbers to share.
06-14-2007, 04:40 PM
I love you for knowing to go to fitday without being told so.
06-15-2007, 09:25 AM
Decided to update the thread each day. Here are my FitDay totals from yesterday.
grams cals %total
Fat: 74 663 22%
Sat: 13 120 4%
Poly: 2 22 1%
Mono: 4 33 1%
Carbs: 428 1591 53%
Fiber: 31 0 0%
Protein: 191 765 25%
I am not sure if I should be posting any other information from FitDay--if so, please let me know.
As background, I am 6' and am not too sure of my weight right now (would guess between 185 and 195). I will try to hop on a scale and perhaps also post some pics as I continue to post the FitDay information.
As it is summer, I think I am interested in doing a "slow" bulk of sorts.
06-15-2007, 10:24 AM
You have any idea of maintenance?
Haha 10lbs is a big range of weight!
Diet looks good though for a slow bulk, that is if you are eating over maintenance. For a slow bulk, I would only eat 5-10% over maintenance.
The only changes I would make are: Up your overall fat intake to about 85-95g a day by upping your poly fats. They are too low, i assume you are not taking fish oil. Add 6-10g of fish oil daily. You can subtract the cals from carbs.
Since you are getting 31g of fibre a day, i assume you are eating a fair amount of veggies?
06-15-2007, 11:28 AM
Sorry about being unsure about my weight.
A month ago I was a little more than 195, but I took a few weeks off from the weight room due to finals and moving apartments.
Depending on my weight, I would guess my maintenance is between 2400 and 2800 calories; so, around 3000 calories should be about right for an additional 5-10%, I think.
Thanks for the fish oil tip, I will have to pick some up. Any suggestion on where to get it from--does brand matter?
06-15-2007, 11:37 AM
You can get fish oil anywhere, atlarge nutrition sells it as well.
As far as maintenance goes, again 2400-2800 is a big range.
If your maintence is 2400, then eating 3100 cals is nearly 30% increase. If its 2800, then 3100 cals is 10% increase.
Since you are unsure, start out eating 2600 cals. See what happens. If no gain add 150 cals.
06-15-2007, 11:45 AM
Points all taken.
I just ordered a scale, so I can track my weight more easily.
I'll probably go with the atlarge brand, as I need to get some more Nitrean, as well.
Thanks for the help.
06-15-2007, 12:05 PM
Mmm Nitrean, so delicious. I always knocked it until I finally bought some.
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