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    Senior Member thajeepster's Avatar
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    My attempt at gaining weight

    This is the my first time posting in this forum.

    Ive recently been on a long cut, got down to 12%bf and was very lean and impressed with my physique. However I would like to start adding some mass to my body. I recently increased my carb intake, starting eating more "normal foods" Not so low carb ones. However I have already in the last 2-3 weeks noticed that im getting a little "puffy" and losing definition. Im getting a little scared of bulking, I used to be a little chubby and dont want to get too fat.

    Your advice on my daily routines and diet would be greatly appreciated.

    Here Goes :

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    Senior Member thajeepster's Avatar
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    6:00 AM Wake up, Make coffee.

    6:30 Prepare Breakfast
    1.5 Cups Egg Beaters
    Lots of Onions, Mushrooms, Peppers
    Kraft Fat Free Cheddar Cheese
    1 La Tortilla Factory Large Low Carb Tortilla
    2 Tbsp Salsa

    Total : 352 Cals 56g Protein 35g Carbs 3.3g Fat

    9:00 Pre-Workout Shake
    1 Scoop Isopure Zero Carb Vanilla Whey and blended ice

    Total : 100 Cals 25g Protein 0g Carbs

    9:10 Workout - Chest Day
    Flat Dumbell Press 2x8 65lbs ea 2x8 70lbs ea
    Incline Dumbell Press 3x8 60lbs ea 1x6 65lbs ea
    Incline Fly 4x8 35lbs
    Flat Fly 4x8 35lbs
    Weighted Dips 4x10 25lbs

    10:00 Post Workout Shake
    1 Scoop Isopure Whey w/ ice and 1 Apple Blended

    Total : 141 Cals 25g Protein 11g Carbs 0g Fat

    12:15 Lunch
    Salad w/ Lettuce, Broccoli, Carrots, Mushrooms, Jalapenos, Cucum.
    Small cup Cottage Cheese
    2 Roast Beef Sandwiches w/ Sauteed Onions and Mushrooms, FF Mayo, FF Mozzerela Cheese ..... MMM on Diet Sliced Whole Grain Bread

    Total : 439 Cals 46g Protein 51g Carbs 6g Fat

    4:15 Dinner - Ate at the chow hall
    Cajun Baked Fish
    .5 cup mixed veggies
    Salad w/ Lettuce, Broc., Carrots, Mush., Jalapenos, Cucum.
    .5 cup Cottage Cheese

    Total : ??? Cajun Baked Fish said 287 Cals, no other nutrients listed, oily.
    The rest of the food is 201 cals 20g Protein 25g Carbs 4g Fat, so around 500 cals total, Prob around 50g Protein 25g Carbs 15g Fat

    7:00 Snack
    Mexican Pizza .... New Recipe, Very good
    4 oz turkey breast meat
    3 oz FF Cheddar Cheese
    50g Asst Peppers
    1 small La Tortilla Factory Low carb Tortilla

    Total : 241 Cals 41g Protein 18g Carbs 4g Fat

    10:00 Before Bed Snack
    My Famous Jello Cottage Cheese Blend
    2 small cups of SF Strawberry Jello
    1.5 cups Cottage Cheese (usually use 2)
    Splenda to Flavor

    Day Totals : 2022 Cals 254g Protein 155g Carbs 17g Fat Add in around 200 cals in snacking all day long. 2222 Cals + or -.


    Note: Today felt like a good day food wise, Ive recently increased my carb intake and have noticed alot of water weight gain. This is making me reluctant to add more cals/fats to my diet. Want to start out bulking, dont want to get too fat.


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