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Old 09-03-2010, 05:58 AM   #3 (permalink)
rpmcduff
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Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Westminster, CO
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I am not trying to criticize but I think your approach is not going to help you achieve your desired results. Do you want to add muscle or just weight? Your 6200 calorie diet will certainly add weight. Unfortunately most of it will be fat not muscle. As almeeker pointed out your protein intake looks low. Fat and Carbohydrates don't have the chemical makup necessary to build muscle. Only protein can build and repair muscle.

Here are my suggestions. Increase your protein intake to .5g to 1.0g per pound of lean body weight. Eat 250 calories over the calories you burn daily. Lift heavy, enough weight that you can only perform 5 to 6 repetitions with good form before you can't perform the exercise again. This plan will not add weight as quickly as your current approach but it will be much more effective at adding lean muscle.

I also suggest you check out Bodybuilding.com. You can find inspiration, diet and exercise information there.
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Male, Age 53 Height 5'-11"
Start, Spring 2009....,.. 270.0 lbs
January 21, 2010. ....,...255.0 lbs (Joined Fitday)
September 10, 2010..,..223.8 lbs. (-46.2lbs)
Mini-Goal......................225 Achieved 9/21/2012
Mini-Goal......................220 Achieved 10/26/2012
Current.........................216.2 lbs. (-53.8 lbs)
Mini-Goal.......................215
Goal..............................200



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