I am trying not to eat like complete crap as I do a bulk, but I am realizing it is VERY hard to actually gain decent weight while eating decent. Getting my 200g protein each day isn't that difficult especially with some whey isolate and/or protein bars on the side, but I have only gained like 2-5lbs (depending on when i step on the scale) in the last 2 weeks. My lifts are still rising, but feel like I need to be putting weight on a bit quicker.
I have like 1/2 to 3/4 tub of Carbo-Gain I got last year that I have ONLY used as a PWO drink. usually mix 1/2 cup in water and add 1 scoop whey protein for my PWO drink.
If I am going to be drinking my protein shakes at various times during the day, should I just start adding 1/2 cup of carbo-gain to it, instead of the protein alone, just for energy and weight gaining reasons?
Should I be taking any carbo-gain Pre-lifting as well?
03-16-2011, 07:38 AM #1
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03-16-2011, 09:05 AM #5
But I did start things off closer to 170, so I know if I am hovering between 173-175 its a 2-5lb weight gain.
But I still might throw 200-300 calories of carbo-gain at my system during the day, probably can't hurt especially on lifting days.
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