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Forum: Nutrition 08-22-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 49,170
Posted By Eric Preston
Re: HELP! How to get bigger as ectomorph!!!

UPDATE: almost 1 year later... I've been eating more... but let me get to that in a moment.

First, I've packed on about 15#... I'm at 175 now.

Second, my lifts have skyrocketed... probably due to a...
Forum: Injuries 10-10-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,803
Posted By Eric Preston
Re: Abdominal injury from GHD Situps?

I've been working on my own recently... I didn't realize the potential for harm that the GHD has. Of course, it wasn't until after that I found all the articles about this. I've always had a pretty...
Forum: Injuries 10-10-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,803
Posted By Eric Preston
Re: Abdominal injury from GHD Situps?

Wow... This story sounds extremely similar to mine. On Monday I decided to his the GHD sit ups HARD! In the past, pre-xfit, I would do sit ups on a decline bench with every workout... so, I didn't...
Forum: Nutrition 09-28-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 49,170
Posted By Eric Preston
Re: HELP! How to get bigger as ectomorph!!!

Cool. I'll research this Texas Method.
Forum: Nutrition 09-27-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 49,170
Posted By Eric Preston
Re: HELP! How to get bigger as ectomorph!!!

With this new diet over the past 3 or 4 days, my workouts have been more energized, my sleep is more sound, and I feel as though my recovery process is quicker between workouts!

Now I need to tweak...
Forum: Nutrition 09-26-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 49,170
Posted By Eric Preston
Re: HELP! How to get bigger as ectomorph!!!

wow, thanks Phil... quick google search, and I'm putting the soybeans down... no matter what their ratio of protein to carb/fat is.
Forum: Nutrition 09-26-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 49,170
Posted By Eric Preston
Re: HELP! How to get bigger as ectomorph!!!

I'm working hard to keep my cal intake up. I sit at my desk w/ peanut butter, carrots, and roasted soybeans all day.

I was more energized throughout me ENTIRE workout yesterday than I've ever...
Forum: Nutrition 09-26-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 49,170
Posted By Eric Preston
Re: HELP! How to get bigger as ectomorph!!!

haha... I love it! "No babe, I HAVE to drink 1 more beer..."

My protein intake the past 2.5 days is about equal to my fat intake and about 1/3 of my carb intake... If I want to increase the...
Forum: Nutrition 09-25-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 49,170
Posted By Eric Preston
Re: HELP! How to get bigger as ectomorph!!!

Eat more eat more eat more... got it.

Yesterday: oatmeal w/ protein powder, banana, clif bar w/ peanut butter, chicken and peperjack sandwich, clif bar w/ peanut butter, carrots, a massive steak...
Forum: Nutrition 09-24-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 49,170
Posted By Eric Preston
Re: HELP! How to get bigger as ectomorph!!!

Alright... it's 9:20am. As of 10:30am my intake will be as follows:

1. oatmeal w/ protein powder
2. banana (on drive to work)
3. Clif Bar covered in 1 tblspn creamy peanut butter

Total Cals:...
Forum: Nutrition 09-23-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 49,170
Posted By Eric Preston
Re: HELP! How to get bigger as ectomorph!!!

PB&J & Milk - check. I will love adding that!

Also, my box does what they call "bomb squad"... it's all strength training. I've never felt on the same level as those guys, but I'll start at my...
Forum: Nutrition 09-23-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 49,170
Posted By Eric Preston
Re: HELP! How to get bigger as ectomorph!!!

Awesome... thanks guys! I'm really going to ramp up my calorie intake. ICE CREAM on workout days?!? wow! I can't remember the last time I allowed myself to eat ice cream! haha.

So, I'm thinking... I...
Forum: Nutrition 09-23-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 49,170
Posted By Eric Preston
Re: HELP! How to get bigger as ectomorph!!!

Thanks Bill. What do you suggest for comlex carbs and what do you suggest for simple carbs?
Forum: Nutrition 09-23-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 49,170
Posted By Eric Preston
Re: HELP! How to get bigger as ectomorph!!!

First, I want to thank all of you who have taken the time to post and guide me in the correct direction so far. I truly appreciate all the help!

My box starts w/ a warm up (today was EMOM 10 burpees...
Forum: Nutrition 09-23-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 49,170
Posted By Eric Preston
HELP! How to get bigger as ectomorph!!!

Hey guys! (and gals)

So, let me lay it out... I think I'm an ectomorph. I'd like to pack on more muscle, but without going through the bulk/cut stage. I want to simply add lean muscle mass and I'm...
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