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rvbac7893
09-30-2009, 03:13 AM
i workout every other day

7:30am - 2 ham and egg sandwiches
9:30am - 45 mins workout
10:30am - protein shake 2 scoops
12:00am - lunch consisting of beef/meat
1:00pm - sleep for 2 hours
3:00pm - 4 hardboiled eggs i eat the yolk
6:00pm - oats and 1 scoop protein shake
8:30pm - dinner consisting of mix vegetables
10:00pm - 1 can of tuna flakes
11:00pm - 1 scoop protein shake

3 weeks in and i gained 10 pounds but my belly just seems to get fatter. ;O

dfast
09-30-2009, 03:18 AM
i workout every other day

7:30am - 2 ham and egg sandwiches
9:30am - 45 mins workout
10:30am - protein shake 2 scoops
12:00am - lunch consisting of beef/meat
1:00pm - sleep for 2 hours
3:00pm - 4 hardboiled eggs i eat the yolk
6:00pm - oats and 1 scoop protein shake
8:30pm - dinner consisting of mix vegetables
10:00pm - 1 can of tuna flakes
11:00pm - 1 scoop protein shake

3 weeks in and i gained 10 pounds but my belly just seems to get fatter. ;O

How tall are you? When you say you work out, what do you actually do? Did you figure roughly how many calories you might need to gain at a sensible rate or did you just start eating more?

rvbac7893
09-30-2009, 03:25 AM
How tall are you? When you say you work out, what do you actually do? Did you figure roughly how many calories you might need to gain at a sensible rate or did you just start eating more?

im 5'11" and figured i needed around 3000 calories. i started at 170 pounds now im 180.

my workout is:

bench press
overhead press
bicep curls
tricep extensions
bent over rows
lat pulldowns

and i throw in some leg presses if i feel like it.

i also noticed my biceps grow a little. but now i even notice im getting double chin!! O.O

should i throw in some ab crunches in there?

dfast
09-30-2009, 03:28 AM
im 5'11" and figured i needed around 3000 calories. i started at 170 pounds now im 180.

my workout is:

bench press
overhead press
bicep curls
tricep extensions
bent over rows
lat pulldowns

and i throw in some leg presses if i feel like it.

And you do that every other day? I'm not being rude, but how much effort do you put in? And where's the leg work? That seems like an awful lot of upper body work, both in terms of the exercises you've chosen and the fact you do it so often...

rvbac7893
09-30-2009, 03:41 AM
And you do that every other day? I'm not being rude, but how much effort do you put in? And where's the leg work? That seems like an awful lot of upper body work, both in terms of the exercises you've chosen and the fact you do it so often...

i lift the max weight i can carry and add 5 pounds every week. i bench press 5x5 and the rest 3x10.

i dont do cardio work cuz my goal is muscle building first.

dfast
09-30-2009, 04:07 AM
i lift the max weight i can carry and add 5 pounds every week. i bench press 5x5 and the rest 3x10.

i dont do cardio work cuz my goal is muscle building first.

Do you feel like you've given it your all afterwards? I don't mean to patronize you, but intensity is very important.

Also, again...why no leg work?

SwiftyX
09-30-2009, 04:24 AM
You are neglecting two of the best mass building exercices. Squats and Deadlifts....why?

rvbac7893
09-30-2009, 04:29 AM
Do you feel like you've given it your all afterwards? I don't mean to patronize you, but intensity is very important.

Also, again...why no leg work?

yep i've given it my all.

i do leg work twice a week but only 1 exercise, the leg press machine and i do it last when im so tired so i dont feel like i've exercised my leg to its maximum.

and i wanted my main focus to be upper body.

dfast
09-30-2009, 04:47 AM
yep i've given it my all.

i do leg work twice a week but only 1 exercise, the leg press machine and i do it last when im so tired so i dont feel like i've exercised my leg to its maximum.

and i wanted my main focus to be upper body.

As SwiftyX said, squats and deadlifts. Seriously - by focussing pretty much solely on your upper body you are doing yourself a great disservice. If you still want to carry on as you have been, then reduce your calories for a couple of weeks to see if things 'level out'.

rvbac7893
09-30-2009, 05:12 AM
As SwiftyX said, squats and deadlifts. Seriously - by focussing pretty much solely on your upper body you are doing yourself a great disservice. If you still want to carry on as you have been, then reduce your calories for a couple of weeks to see if things 'level out'.

ok thx