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    How much protein do I need to take to build lean muscle?

    My daily diet consists of a bowl of porridge, 2 kiwis, 2 bananas for breakfast, whole wheat pasta with tomato sauce for lunch, 2 chicken fillets/ 2 pieces of fish/ piece of steak, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower for dinner, 2 slices of whole grain bread with 4 egg whites and 1 whole egg for supper. I am 6 foot, 176 lbs, slim build and dont want to get really big, just lean. The recommendation on the protein is for 1 gram per lb with would be 176 grams for me. Does this apply for lean muscle as well as bulking up? Also any feedback on my diet would be greatly appreciated
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    If only it was in a sticky. If only. Oh wait..................

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    Originally Posted by gazza1234 View Post
    am 6 foot, 176 lbs, slim build and dont want to get really big, just lean.
    I hate when people say that. Or anything like "don't wanna get bulky, just cut up"
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    You should only take 30 grams of protein with each meal because your anabolism cant digest more.
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    Originally Posted by boseador View Post
    You should only take 30 grams of protein with each meal because your anabolism cant digest more.
    Utterly wrong.
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    Originally Posted by boseador View Post
    You should only take 30 grams of protein with each meal because your anabolism cant digest more.

    You better be joking...
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    Originally Posted by WonderPug View Post
    Utterly wrong.
    Utterly right.

    (WP's response, that is.)
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    I also recommend that you eat at least 7 meals a day, it will speed up your metabolinism. And dont eat at night it will make you fat.
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    Originally Posted by boseador View Post
    I also recommend that you eat at least 7 meals a day, it will speed up your metabolinism. And dont eat at night it will make you fat.
    I hope you're trying to be sarcastic.
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    Those are the two most fought over ideas when it comes to nutrition
    1) Eating six small meals spread out through the day
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    2) There is a limit of how much protein can be absorbed in one meal.

    I still have yet to make up my mind about it.
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    Originally Posted by richardhmc View Post
    Those are the two most fought over ideas when it comes to nutrition
    1) Eating six small meals spread out through the day
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    2) There is a limit of how much protein can be absorbed in one meal.

    I still have yet to make up my mind about it.
    Then you obviously haven't done much research on the topic.

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    Your protein shake (30g protein max per shake), must be taken at exactly 30min post workout or else you will lose muscle. It's called the catabiotic state, its when your muscles start eating from other muscles.

    Thats all you need to know, or you can read the stickies for more info mation.
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    Originally Posted by boseador View Post
    Your protein shake (30g protein max per shake), must be taken at exactly 30min post workout or else you will lose muscle. It's called the catabiotic state, its when your muscles start eating from other muscles.

    Thats all you need to know, or you can read the stickies for more info mation.
    Here it comes...choo chooooooo!

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    Originally Posted by VincentiT View Post
    I hate when people say that. Or anything like "don't wanna get bulky, just cut up"
    Me too. It's bad enough when females say it, but when it comes from males...I don't even...
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    I forgot to add, do not eat any kind of fat whatsoever, stick to carbs like pasta and proteins like chicken.

    Take your multi 3 times a day and you'll be packing on some serious muscle in no time.
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    Originally Posted by boseador View Post
    I forgot to add, do not eat any kind of fat whatsoever, stick to carbs like pasta and proteins like chicken.

    Take your multi 3 times a day and you'll be packing on some serious muscle in no time.


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