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Old 04-26-2010, 01:50 PM   #1
Kyle Borowsky
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losing my gut

I have a dilemma of trying to gain weight but get more cut at the same time. I am currently verry active and do some really hrd workouts during the weak but need some advice on improving my food intake
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Old 04-26-2010, 01:59 PM   #2
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Re: losing my gut

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I have a dilemma of trying to gain weight but get more cut at the same time. I am currently verry active and do some really hrd workouts during the weak but need some advice on improving my food intake
I have a dilemma as well. I want to spend all my money and save at the same time.

Focus on one, then focus on the other. Beginners can gain muscle and loose fat at the same time for a limited period of time. For anyone else the best approach is cycling muscle building with fat loss.
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Old 04-26-2010, 05:14 PM   #3
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I have a dilemma of trying to gain weight but get more cut at the same time. I am currently verry active and do some really hrd workouts during the weak but need some advice on improving my food intake
Post your food intake.
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Old 04-26-2010, 06:17 PM   #4
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Post your food intake.
...and post a week's worth of your typical workouts. We'll be hard-pressed to give you direction without knowing where you are.

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Old 04-28-2010, 03:39 AM   #5
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Re: losing my gut

I agree with the above posts. One has to focus on one issue at a time. I am currently experimenting with my own diet and your question, But I am trying to find what food intake best maximizes my performance. Then I will let my bodyweight fall where it needs to be.

My plan involves adding fat to my diet and seeing how I feel for 2-3 weeks. Message me if you would like to know more.
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Old 04-28-2010, 08:22 AM   #6
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Re: losing my gut

Typical day:
Morning: Juice (made up of various green vegitbles, superfood shake made up of various fruits and berries, and sometimes both together)

Breakfast: Oatmeal
lunch: Some type of protein (chicken, steak, or tofurkee/smart) and 2-3 vegitables
snacks: walnuts, almonds, goji berries, cacao seeds, and any other nuts or berries
dinner: Isopure protein shake, water, spoonful of omega oil, powdered green vegitable mix.
This is a typacal day which doesn't take into account the ocasional nights when I do have a solid dinner. For example last night I had lamb and two pints of beer. Don't drink often but every once in a while I will.

Typically exercise days: I do a very hard body weight exercise warm up for weight lifting about once a week. On other days I run or do a lighter wod
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Old 04-28-2010, 09:35 AM   #7
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Re: losing my gut

Protein shakes are not a meal. Any diet that treats them as if they were is broken. Eat food. And speaking of food, wtf is tofurkee?

Without quantities, it's hard to say, but that doesn't look like very much. How tall are you and how much do you weigh? If you're trying to build muscle, you almost certainly need to eat more. You may also need more than one lifting day per week.

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Old 04-28-2010, 10:59 AM   #8
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dinner: Isopure protein shake, water, spoonful of omega oil, powdered green vegitable mix.
Protein shakes can be great PWO depending on your goals, but don't use them as a meal replacement.
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Old 04-28-2010, 11:07 AM   #9
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Re: losing my gut

Toforkee are vegitarian sausages. Good source of lean protein. each one packs 12 grams of protein vrsus a hotdog which only has around 8. During the day I eat a lot but I usually get home rather late around 10:30- 10:00 and I don't eat big meals at night time. I probably should lift more but anything specific you would say to add to my diet?

also I am 5'6 and I weigh 145 lbs. I was down at 124lbs for a while and so I have made significant gains recently
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Old 04-28-2010, 11:16 AM   #10
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Toforkee are vegitarian sausages. Good source of lean protein. each one packs 12 grams of protein vrsus a hotdog which only has around 8. During the day I eat a lot but I usually get home rather late around 10:30- 10:00 and I don't eat big meals at night time. I probably should lift more but anything specific you would say to add to my diet?

also I am 5'6 and I weigh 145 lbs. I was down at 124lbs for a while and so I have made significant gains recently
1. Ditch the oatmeal and eat some eggs and meat for breakfast.

2. There are no good vegetarian sources of protein

3. Liquid food generally does more harm then good.

4. Start here: http://www.paleonu.com/get-started/ (WFS)

As Ger stated, pick one goal and stick with that. Obviously adding mass makes more sense to do first. Eat more food in general. I eat more at breakfast than you do in an entire day.
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