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TylerDurden303
02-01-2013, 05:07 PM
I just finished cutting some fat out of my body and it's time to put on some healthy weight, I'm currently 138 and trying to put on some muscle.

Fat 43g
Saturated 20g

Carbs 241 g

Protein 145 g

Other nutritional values:

Colesteral 300mg
Sodium 1700 mg
Potassium 3500 mg
Sugars 41 g

Thanks in advance!

AlwaysTryin
02-01-2013, 05:12 PM
Bulking on ~2000 cals?

TylerDurden303
02-01-2013, 05:21 PM
Bulking on ~2000 cals?

How many should I be taking in?

adrenaline99
02-01-2013, 07:22 PM
How many should I be taking in?

Find out your TDEE estimate with an online calculator and add 300-500 calories and adjust it over time based on how fast you're gaining. You could probably cut on 2k that's not nearly enough, sounds like you should be bulking at around 2700 but only you an determine that, just start with a TDEE calculator and go from there, they're usually decently accurate.


EDIT: also up your fats to at least 63g (.45/lb).