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by matthewmccaw
Thu Apr 28, 2011 4:03 pm
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: bulking diet
Replies: 40
Views: 21895

bulking diet

just lookin 4 a bit of advice on my diet as it goes im eating 5 meals a day for breakfast bowl of whole meal cereal, peanutbutter and jam on toast pre workout 1 chicken breast and handful of pasta 3 creatine capsules post workout 3 creatine capsules, meal replacement drink, protein shake 1 chicken b...
by matthewmccaw
Wed Apr 27, 2011 12:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Are you having trouble putting on muscle?
Replies: 26
Views: 66566

Re: Are you having trouble putting on muscle?

By any chance do you skip leg exercises? Or do you do mostly isolation exercises or use a lot of machines? Well don't do that! :smile: That is what the problem is. Please read the sticky with the collection of routines. You want something that uses mostly basic compound lifts hitting all parts of t...
by matthewmccaw
Sun Apr 24, 2011 4:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: 5 day split
Replies: 16
Views: 4468

Re: 5 day split

... I feel im taking in enough calories as i would eat things like cheese and anything going really as im doing a dirty bulk because im reasonably thin altho all it seems to be doing is giving me a pot belly. ... You might be getting the wrong type of calories. A pot belly is indicative of too many...
by matthewmccaw
Sun Apr 24, 2011 4:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: 5 day split
Replies: 16
Views: 4468

Re: 5 day split

You don't need to quote long posts every time you reply. Rest as much as you need to. Don't get silly with the stopwatch. 3x8 is fine if it is challenging for you. If you've been dong 3x8 for a long time, then try 5x5 or 3x5 or something different. Or go to alternating heavy days, say 3x3 and light...
by matthewmccaw
Sat Apr 23, 2011 1:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 5 day split
Replies: 16
Views: 4468

Re: 5 day split

Thanks very much Kenny for taking the time to give this advice, I feel im taking in enough calories as i would eat things like cheese and anything going really as im doing a dirty bulk because im reasonably thin altho all it seems to be doing is giving me a pot belly. Matt, Eat More Weight gain is ...
by matthewmccaw
Sat Apr 23, 2011 1:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 5 day split
Replies: 16
Views: 4468

Re: 5 day split

Thanks very much Kenny for taking the time to give this advice, I feel im taking in enough calories as i would eat things like cheese and anything going really as im doing a dirty bulk because im reasonably thin altho all it seems to be doing is giving me a pot belly. Matt, Eat More Weight gain is ...
by matthewmccaw
Sat Apr 23, 2011 11:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: 5 day split
Replies: 16
Views: 4468

Re: 5 day split

matthew, Let's brreak it a part and address one thought at a time. I am trying to bulk up. I have 5 good meals a day of mainly chicken and brown rice/pasta/potatoes/vegetables cant fit anymore into my day am not seeing much gains Bulking Up Bulking up is all about calories. Eating 5 meals a day is ...
by matthewmccaw
Sat Apr 23, 2011 10:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: 5 day split
Replies: 16
Views: 4468

Re: 5 day split

First off, anything is good and will help you out. The suggestions I would make would be to look at your diet. You probably aren't eating enough. Second, I think you are doing WAY too much work (I may back off of this depending on you set/rep scheme). Third, most people do back/biceps and chest/tri...
by matthewmccaw
Sat Apr 23, 2011 4:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: 5 day split
Replies: 16
Views: 4468

5 day split

I am currently working out 5 days a week- monday chest+biceps - bench press, dumbbell flys, wide grip dips, cable crossovers. hammer curls, machine curls, dumbell incline curls, cable curls tuesday back+triceps - pull ups, cable rows, one arm dumbell rows, lat pulldown. close grip bench press, rope ...