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I haven't been gaining any bicep strength for weeks so I figure I'm just not eating enough. What should I be eating and how much? I looked at this article on http://www.abcbodybuilding.com:

http://www.abcbodybuilding.com/customiz ... g_diet.php

but it's kinda confusing and mentions a lot of supplements and stuff... I could eat oatmeal twice a day or something but apart from that I'm not sure what exactly I should be doing.

Does anybody have experience with this kind of thing they'd like to share?
 

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Carbohydrates, Protein and Fat. Basically you should be eating meals with balance of these three elements.

A good low glycemic carb and quality source of protein. With some of your later meals you should be adding a good quality fat too.

Oatmeal, Sweet Potatoes, Yams, Brown Rice, Whole Wheat Bread, Whole Wheat Pasta are the carbs you should be eating as they are all slow to breakdown. Fibrous carbs are important also. This is any green leafy vegetable.

Chicken, fish, lean steak, turkey, eggs, beans are all good sources of protein

Peanut butter, almonds, salmon, avacados all have healthy fats or you can spoon some flax oil, safflower oil and fish oils into your mouth.

So every meal should have a nice balance all three carbs, proteins and fat. 40/40/20 is the general numbers everyone goes by.

to gain weight you need to eat more calories then you burn so your just going to have to keep eating more until you start to gain weight.
 

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Creatine seems to help but I am taking the Tablet form since creatine powder shakes are gross. Six Star Creatine about $20 a bottle seems to work best. I don't eat well because I am always busy, really don't know how to cook and that
 

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I haven't been gaining any bicep strength for weeks so I figure I'm just not eating enough. What should I be eating and how much? I looked at this article on http://www.abcbodybuilding.com:

http://www.abcbodybuilding.com/customiz ... g_diet.php

but it's kinda confusing and mentions a lot of supplements and stuff... I could eat oatmeal twice a day or something but apart from that I'm not sure what exactly I should be doing.

Does anybody have experience with this kind of thing they'd like to share?
eat 6 meals per day. each meal spaced every 2-3 hours

each meal should consist of 1 portion of carbs plus 1 portion of portein. a portion is the size of your clenched fist

add salad/vegtables to 2 meals and also add some healthy fat into your diet e.g 1-2 spoons of udo's oil per day

to bulk up have 2 portions of carbs, instead of 1, for the 1st 3 meals of the day

example :

meal 1 :2 portions of oatmeal, whey protein
meal 2 :weight gainer shake (weight gainers contain 2 portions carbs)
meal 3 :4 slices wholegrain bread, tub of cottage cheese, salad, udo's oil
meal 4 :meal replacement shake
meal 5 Baked potatoe, chicken, brocoli, udo's oil
meal 6 :meal replacement shake
 

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You know It's very hard to tell someone what they should eat in order to get big or bigger.


What i can tell you is that bulking really is kind of pointless, unless you been lifting for a least a year or more. Maybe your biceps aren't growing cause the workout you been doing is not effective. It might be the rep ranges,too much weight,bad form etc..
 

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I haven't been gaining any bicep strength for weeks so I figure I'm just not eating enough. What should I be eating and how much? I looked at this article on http://www.abcbodybuilding.com:

http://www.abcbodybuilding.com/customiz ... g_diet.php

but it's kinda confusing and mentions a lot of supplements and stuff... I could eat oatmeal twice a day or something but apart from that I'm not sure what exactly I should be doing.

Does anybody have experience with this kind of thing they'd like to share?
Get yourself some HMB, ALCar and some coconut oil. Take the HMB and ALCar 3 times a day. You want about 3g of HMB and 1g of ALCar per day.

Have protein before you train and oatmeal after. I like to eat my oatmeal raw. Put a handful of raisins in a bowl top it up with oatmeal then soak in cold water for 10 minutes. I think it is quite nice eaten like this and you can get a higher oatmeal to water ratio without it turning to a hard lump.

So far as your biceps are concerned; I don't think your food intake is the problem. How long have you been training? How much can you curl? There could be any number of things going wrong here. The first thing I'd want to know is how often you are training your biceps, how many reps/sets you do and whether you are using good form...
 
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