Bulking Up Meal Plan

  • MadeinMich

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    May 18, 2010 2:37 AM GMT

    I realize now that in order to get the muscle I need to eat more calories. Thats why I have come up with a diet plan for myself that I feel is condusive to my work, lifestyle, and economic situation.

    Could any of you guys please take a look at this and give me some comments or suggestion of what you think would make this more effective diet plan. Please let me know if this is an ok plan for me to start bulking up with and gaining mass. I know this is a lot and will take you a while to study and absorb but please look it over carefully.



    8:00 am Breakfast:
    Oatmeal - 200 calories / 39g of carbs / 7g Protein
    Yogurt - 110 calories / 20g of carbs / 6g Protein
    8 oz. skim milk - 90 calories / 8g of Protein
    1 can of tuna - 120 calories / 26 g Protein
    TOTAL= 520 calories / 59 g carbs / 47g Protein

    10:30am Breakfast Meal 2:
    Peanut Butter and Jelly with whole grain bread - 240 calories / 31 g of carbs / 12 g of protein
    Protein Mix Drink - 135 calories / 6 g of carbs / 26 g protein
    1/4 cup Soy Nuts - 127 calories / 9g of carbs / 11 g protein
    TOTAL= 502 calories / 46g of carbs / 49 g of protein

    12:30 pm Lunch:
    Chicken Breast wrapped in (2) whole grain tortillia wraps and mustard - 260 calories / 24g of carbs / 32g of protein
    Brown Rice - 150 calories / 33g of carbs / 4g of protein
    Whey Protein mixed in water - 135 calories / 6g of carbs / 26 g of protein
    TOTAL=545 calories / 71g of carbs / 62g of protein

    3:30 pm Lunch Meal 2:
    1 Scoop of Whey Protein - 270 calories / 6g of carbs / 53g of protein
    1 apple - 100 calories / 25 carbs
    1 Yogurt - 110 calories / 20g of carbs / 6g of protein
    TOTAL=480 calories / 51g of carbs / 59g of protein

    5:30 pm Preworkout meal:
    Canned Tuna Omelette - 180 calories / 38g of protein
    Brown Rice - 150 calories / 33g of carbs / 4g of protein
    Banana - 110 calories / 28g of carbs
    Almonds
    TOTAL=500 calories / 61g of carbs / 42g of protein

    Around 8:30 pm Post Workout:
    2 Scoops of Protein mix in water - 270 calories / 52g of protein

    9:30 pm
    (1) Chicken Breast - 120 calories / 23g of protein
    Peanut Butter and Jelly with whole grain bread - 240 calories / 31 g of carbs / 12 g of protein
    TOTAL=630 calories / 39g of carbs / 87g of protein


    TOTAL DAILY NUTRITIONAL VALUES
    3,162 calories per day
    346g of protein
    327g of carbs

    I am 172 lbs and 5'-7" and 29 years old

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    May 18, 2010 3:39 AM GMT
    *giggles* I eat that much to lose weight icon_razz.gif

    Sorry, I have no real advice for you
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    May 18, 2010 3:45 AM GMT
    I have always heard that the best calorie totals are your desired body weight times 10...

    I hope that helps. I am trying to nail this stuff down myself...

    It looks good to me.