Could somebody please assist /direct me to a link or explain what might be so simple as to the correct combination of Carbs to protein per meal per day to grow muscle.
If possible , it would be appreciated if you could also display your diet which includes the proportion of Carbs to protein for breakfast, lunch and dinner
11-28-2008, 06:44 AM #1
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12-02-2008, 04:57 AM #3
Cant find it, ill write it as best i can to how i eat day by day.
There are 7 days to my eating plan.
Day 1. Chicken
Day 2. Meat
Day 3. Fish
Day 4. Eggs
Day 5. Chicken
Day 6. Meat
Day 7. Whatever i want
2 x Egg whites
1/4 cup oats in lite milk
Table spoon flaxseed oil
100g chicken/meat/fish or eggs (normally 2 egg whites 1 x yolk)
1/2 cup rice
2 x rice cakes
100g chicken/meat/fish/eggs, and vegies.
green tea/ camomile tea
hope this helps???
12-02-2008, 09:17 AM #4
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You only mentioned protein and carbs - but don't forget your fats!
A lot of people use this ratio:
40/40/20 (protein, carbs, fat)
I like a bit more protein, personally:
You'll have to play around and find out what works best for you. Try using fitday.com or a similar site so you can see the breakdown of everything - which will make it a bit easier. It's a lot of work, but it is worth it.
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My trainer recently put me on a 30/60/10 diet (p/c/f). I am for a total of about 2200 calories - 160 g protein, 320 g carbs, 24 g fat. No matter what your percentages, protein should be at least 1 g per pound of body weight to build muscle.
Before she switched me, I was doing a 40/40/20 diet with around 1600 calories. I haven't noticed any weight gain since I've gone up, but I definitely have seen muscle gain.www.balancinglifeandfitness.com
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Right now I am aiming for 40/30/25. I would like more protein, but man it is almost impossible for me to eat that much protein, mostly because I don't eat enough at lunch. I am going to start pre-cooking on Sundays though.Do not confuse the conditions in your life with the truth about you. Conditions may be influential, but they are not immutable.
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