04-12-2005, 03:28 PM #1
heres my summer diet!!advise needed
aight guys, i was up last night and i decieded to finally get my summer diet together to try and cut my bf% down to about 6% throughout the summer, heres the diet im going to go with, suggestions are very welcome thanks
meal #1- egg whites(12) oatmeal(1cup) milk(2cups)
meal #2- chicken breast(2) white rice(1cup)
meal #3- p/o shake(1ser.)
meal #4- new york strip steak(14oz) broccoli(1/2cup) apple(1p)
meal #5- egg whites(10) milk(2cups)
meal #6- p/o shake(1/2ser.) oatmeal(1/2cup)
cals=3800-4000 pro(g)=400-415 carbs(g)=280-290 fat(g)=80-90
ill continue working out 4days a wk and im going to start cardio for 2-3days a wk on non-workout days for atleast an hr every time, please comment on this diet so if any changes need to be made i can do so, im planning on starting this diet within the next 2months or so im going to try and put on a lil more size bf hand thanks for any help
04-12-2005, 03:30 PM #2
I think you should readt the cutting sticky. There's a lot of room for improvement.
Milk? WHy not drink coke?
04-12-2005, 03:32 PM #3AR Hall of Fame
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Find another approach before you begin.
Bad_Man's suggestion about the cutting thread is a good one.
04-12-2005, 03:35 PM #4
im not really trying to go all out and cut down, my diet isnt to great now and im sittin about 8%, i just wanted to eat healtheir and get a lil leaner for summer time
04-12-2005, 03:37 PM #5
Sorry, I don't know how NOT to go all out.
04-12-2005, 03:38 PM #6
I would def cut out the milk.
04-12-2005, 03:40 PM #7Originally Posted by dr.shred
04-12-2005, 03:40 PM #8Originally Posted by bad_man
04-12-2005, 03:42 PM #9
milk has a lot of sugar in it.
04-12-2005, 03:44 PM #10Originally Posted by dr.shred
04-12-2005, 03:53 PM #11Associate Member
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What kind of shakes are those? I'm getting around 200 grams of protien - not incuding your shakes. I really doubt that diet equals 400+grams of protien and 3900-4000 calories.
04-12-2005, 03:54 PM #12Originally Posted by dr.shred
04-12-2005, 04:03 PM #13
Looks more like a bulking diet, than a cutting diet.
04-12-2005, 05:34 PM #14Originally Posted by bad_man
The biggest issue I see in the diet is the number of calories consumed and the choice of white rice in meal two. I dont see a PWO shake or PPWO meal which is something I would alter. I could live with the milk in meal one given the amount of fiber and protein consumed in conjunction. That should limit the GI response. With that said about meal #1, I dont see much reason for the 2 C milk in meal #5. If you want a dairy product for calcium needs why not go with cheese in your eggs instead?
I would go with something similar to this:
Meal #1 P/C (oats)
Meal #2 P/F
Meal #3 P/F
Meal #4 P/C (PWO) [post workout shake]
Meal #5 P/C (PPWO)
Meal # 6 P/F
04-12-2005, 05:42 PM #15
yeah fatfreecottage cheese shud always replace milk if your searching for long lasting amino's / casein.
04-12-2005, 06:50 PM #16Originally Posted by speak
04-12-2005, 06:58 PM #17
How many carbs are in those shakes? Sounds like a lot. Anything that says gainer probably isn't optimal for fat loss.
04-12-2005, 11:11 PM #18
justin truthfully, you know what your doing. think your 18 years old, and your body fat is 8 percent. and you drink milk all the time and you eat hot pockets, you never have had a diet and your bf is low, and ive never seen you do cardio EVER lol, come on man, just do what you want. at 18 years old and weighing in a 180 with 8 percent body fat and benching 405, i think you know what your body needs. just eat like you have, just add cardio to your workouts and you will lean up a little more!
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