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What do bodybuilders eat?

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June 20, 2019 / By Afton
Question: I am 17, 6ft and 11stone. I realy want to become big. I train hard every other day using weights but i just want to know what i should be eating. I heard bodybuilders should eat every 2-3 hours. Would someone beable to do a example of what i could eat starting at 8am - 10pm eating every 2 hours. I.e Breakfast, meal 1, meal 2........ , before bed. Could you also include whey protein shakes and casein shakes please cause i have alot of them. Also include any other tablets powder you think i should need. I WILL GIVE 10 POINTS TO THE BEST ANSWER.
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Suellen Suellen | 6 days ago
A good bodybuilding diet needs to follow 3 rules: 1.It should favor smaller and frequent feedings throughout the day instead of smaller ones. 2.Every meal should have carbohydrates, protein and fat in the correct ratios: 40% carbs, 40% protein, 20 % good fats. 3.The calories should be cycled to prevent the metabolism from getting used to a certain caloric level. Sample Bodybuilding Diet For Men Meal 1 (7 AM) 1 cup of dry oats mixed with water 1 cup of egg beaters Meal 2 (9 AM) Meal replacement packet like Prolab's Lean Mass Complex (which has a 40/40/20 nutrient ratio) mixed with water or a protein powder (with around 40 grams of protein) mixed with 40 grams of carbs from cream of rice, grits, or oatmeal. 1 Tablespoon of Flaxseed Oil (Spectrum brand is best) Meal 3 (12 Noon) 1 cup of brown rice, or medium sized baked potato, or 1 cup of oatmeal 2 cups of green beans, broccoli or any other desired vegetable 6-8 ounces of chicken, turkey, or lean fish Meal 4 (3 PM) Same as Meal 2 Meal 5 (6 PM) 1 cup of brown rice, or medium sized baked potato, or 1 cup of oatmeal 2 cups of green beans, broccoli or any other desired vegetable 6-8 ounces of chicken, turkey, or lean fish Meal 6 (8 PM) Same as Meal 2 Recommended Basic Bodybuilding Supplements For Men (Essential to take) Definitely make sure that you cover at least the basics of supplementation which are a Multiple Vitamin and Mineral formula, 3 grams of Vitamin C split in 3 equal servings throughout the day, 200mcg of Chromium Picolinate, and essential fatty acids coming from either fish oils, flaxseed oil or extra virgin olive oil. Also, for convenience purposes a good meal replacement or protein powder is a great way to add valuable calories and nutrients to your diet.
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Suellen Originally Answered: What do bodybuilders eat?
A good bodybuilding diet needs to follow 3 rules: 1.It should favor smaller and frequent feedings throughout the day instead of smaller ones. 2.Every meal should have carbohydrates, protein and fat in the correct ratios: 40% carbs, 40% protein, 20 % good fats. 3.The calories should be cycled to prevent the metabolism from getting used to a certain caloric level. Sample Bodybuilding Diet For Men Meal 1 (7 AM) 1 cup of dry oats mixed with water 1 cup of egg beaters Meal 2 (9 AM) Meal replacement packet like Prolab's Lean Mass Complex (which has a 40/40/20 nutrient ratio) mixed with water or a protein powder (with around 40 grams of protein) mixed with 40 grams of carbs from cream of rice, grits, or oatmeal. 1 Tablespoon of Flaxseed Oil (Spectrum brand is best) Meal 3 (12 Noon) 1 cup of brown rice, or medium sized baked potato, or 1 cup of oatmeal 2 cups of green beans, broccoli or any other desired vegetable 6-8 ounces of chicken, turkey, or lean fish Meal 4 (3 PM) Same as Meal 2 Meal 5 (6 PM) 1 cup of brown rice, or medium sized baked potato, or 1 cup of oatmeal 2 cups of green beans, broccoli or any other desired vegetable 6-8 ounces of chicken, turkey, or lean fish Meal 6 (8 PM) Same as Meal 2 Recommended Basic Bodybuilding Supplements For Men (Essential to take) Definitely make sure that you cover at least the basics of supplementation which are a Multiple Vitamin and Mineral formula, 3 grams of Vitamin C split in 3 equal servings throughout the day, 200mcg of Chromium Picolinate, and essential fatty acids coming from either fish oils, flaxseed oil or extra virgin olive oil. Also, for convenience purposes a good meal replacement or protein powder is a great way to add valuable calories and nutrients to your diet.

Rachelle Rachelle
Yes you should eat around 6 meals a day. Your protein source should be: chicken, turkey, eggs,fish, lean red meat, cottage cheese. You carbohydrates should come mostly from complex carbs: Brown rice, wheat pasta, quinoa, wheat bread, whole wheat bagel, oat meal. Your should eat also healthy fat: Olive oil, avocado, nuts, peanut butter, fish oil. Drink at least 3 liters of water a day. Eat around 30g of protein in each meal. 45 minute Pre workout eat an apple and have 20g of way protein. 5 minute post workout have a shake with 40g of whey protein with 10g of dextrose in it. Take supplements: Multivitamins, Whey protein, Amino acids, Creatine, Nitric oxide and ZMA.
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Melicent Melicent
Always try to eat healthy food which contains high calories.Avoid junk and unhealthy food.If you need more protein you may take protein supplement such as protein shake etc.
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Leanora Leanora
If you ever consider to keep a diet you usually uncover that several diets advocate that you totally avoid particular meals groups such as carbohydrates and at finish all the pounds that you misplaced (if you get to get rid of them) are coming back.
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Leanora Originally Answered: Bodybuilders ONLY....I need suggestions and tips!!!!!!!!!? Ok guys i have been on a bulking cycle for 6 months
Workout schedule looks pretty good. Glad to see you including the HIT. Should help with the abdominal fat. In terms of diet, it looks pretty solid as well. I didn't tally up the calories, but if you haven't done that yet, do it. The key here is to carefully regulate calories and carbs on the cut. Figure out your basal metabolic rate and factor in your activity to get your maintanance calorie numbers. Then buy some fat calipers and take a body fat reading as well as a weigh-in. Write this down because it will be critical to gauging how much muscle you are losing along with the fat. You want to minimize the muscle loss, and the best way to do this is to get really disciplined with your food (it's advisable to get an electronic scale and weigh everything -- each calorie counts during a cut.) Then gradually shave off 500 calories over the course of a week, so that you are coming in at 500 under your maintanance level. Make sure to factor in your HIT time into your calorie expenditure for the days that you perform cardio. If you don't, you can end up coming in too low on calories and you'll go catabolic. Take bodyfat measurements and weight measurements each week. If it feels like you are losing too much weight and very little fat, then add in a few calories until you hit that sweet spot. Be aware that you'll probably plateau on the fat-loss at least a couple of times. When this happens, try cycling higher calorie days, with lower calorie days. The high calorie days should coincide with your weight training days. Go lower on the cardio days. It's a great way to break through. Also, pulling carbs way back (under 70 grams) on non-weight training days can also break plateaus and speed up fat burning. I've included some links that can help you determine your calorie requirements, as well as some info on calculating body fat to lean tissue ratios. Consider keeping an online food journal to count the calories. The Daily Plate is very good and it's free. Best of luck!

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