The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
Latest Article

The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
More Recent Articles
Contrast Training for Size
By: Lee Boyce
An Interview with Marianne Kane of Girls Gone Strong
By: Jordan Syatt
What Supplements Should I be Taking? By: Jay Wainwright
Bench Like a Girl By: Julia Ladewski
Some Thoughts on Building a Big Pull By: Christopher Mason

Facebook Join Facebook Group       Twitter Follow on Twitter       rss Subscribe via RSS
Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Bike/Weight Lifting Junkie
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Birmingham, AL
    Posts
    145

    What is more important? Calories or protein?

    I don't want to get really fat during my bulk cycle but I want to still get bigger.

    Could I just eat like 2500ish calories/day and get my 200ish g of protein and be fine?

    I'm 5'9" 175lbs.

  2.    Support Wannabebig and use AtLarge Nutrition Supplements!


  3. #2
    Team Chesticles! Unholy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    NY
    Posts
    3,880
    Find your maintenance using www.fitday.com for a week, bump that number by 10-20%, eat 175+ g of protein a day and you will be fine.
    5'11" 185lbs 9% BF
    S/D/B PR's 445x1, 495x5, 335x1......Looking to get stronger and do a PL Meet this summer!
    Chronological Picture Thread 2005-Current
    Pro Status or Bust..2011

    At Large Nutrition, Optimize YOUR body!

  4. #3
    Senior Member Mr. D's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    TX
    Posts
    724
    After you hit your required protein and fat, its all about getting the calories.

  5. #4
    Senior Member deeder's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    Canada
    Posts
    2,255
    Make sure you get enough protein and fat and fill in the rest of your calories with whatever you want. You won't gain weight if you aren't eating enough calories though
    Full Powerlifting
    Squat - 595lbs -- 270kg -- Dec. 31, '09 (Provincial Record @100kg class)
    Bench - 374lbs -- 170kg -- Dec 20, '08 (@100kg class)
    Dead - 589lbs -- 267.5kg -- Dec 20, '08 (Provincial Record @100kg class)
    Total: 1537lbs -- 697.5kg -- Dec 20, '08 (Provincial Record @ 100kg class)
    Bench Only -- 358lbs -- 162.5kg -- Nov. 25, '07 (Provincial Record @ 90kg class)
    Bench Only -- 376lbs -- 171kg -- Jan. 26, '08 (Provincial Record @ 100kg class)

Similar Threads

  1. Things I've learned
    By geoffgarcia in forum Member Online Journals
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 09-15-2005, 08:12 AM
  2. Wanna lose bf.
    By notsoperfect in forum Diet and Nutrition
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 11-30-2003, 03:57 PM
  3. Veg Diet
    By abefroman in forum Diet and Nutrition
    Replies: 23
    Last Post: 02-26-2001, 08:30 AM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •