Protein or carbs for weight gain?

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73 Posts
Nov 12, 2014 2:30pm
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So a friend (pt) has told me eat MORE carbs less protein to gain the weight. Which im having trouble doing atm. But info from others and the net suggests protein??

12 Nov
Take carbs 2h or 1h30 before training, banana and 7dates.. For post workout take a shake of whey protein or any source of protein u want ( 30g max ) .. now we've 2 meals.. we need 3 or 4 other meals.. 1/ Breakfast: - carbs and some natural sugar, like: oatmeal, milk, n add juice of dates if it possible and banana.. or something like that.. just google it 2/ snack: dessert fruit 3/ midday: vegetables, rice, protein ( beef, chicken ) 4/ soup.. Sorry for my bad eng :$ :( Whishing u the best!
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77 Posts
Nov 12, 2014 2:52pm
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Both oviosly u need both

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365 Posts
Nov 12, 2014 3:09pm
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Def both!!! U shouldnt ever really not consume any protein

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73 Posts
Nov 12, 2014 3:14pm
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I mean the ratiom till now my ratio has been more protein, loads but im gonna change to carbs as im not gaining

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520 Posts
Nov 12, 2014 5:28pm
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52 % carbs 32 % protein 10-14 % 10 - 14 healthy fats

12 Nov
And 20 calories per pound of bodyweight for healthy lean mass gain
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68 Posts
Nov 12, 2014 5:41pm
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Well carbs can cause gain weight by fats. While protein is best for gain weight by muscles but with muscle building workouts ofcourse :)

12 Nov
Im agree with u, but we need both of them BUT needed to know when we consume them!
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73 Posts
Nov 12, 2014 5:44pm
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See i figure up my carbs, keeping the protein in with it aswell. Im working out almost everyday, surely the fat gain from carbs will just be burned straight away anyway. For me i think just a high protein diet (which ive been on for 5 weeks) is just not enough. The scales have stayed exactly the same!

12 Nov
When u workout everyday, u loose alot of calories, try to workout 3times, 'n focus on the muscles that you want them to grow up, with a clean and integrated diet, if u want to add a shake of Whey protein then to become a FULL diet!
12 Nov
Get your carbs from sweet potatoes, brown rice, oatmeals or whole wheat products with fast digesting carbs such as honey and fruits around your workouts
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Nov 12, 2014 6:08pm
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Protein is best for muscle carbs are best for fat

12 Nov
Protein for growing up, carbs ans natural sugars for energy, plus a UNSATURATED fats are GOod for your Hearth, your Cholesterol, and your overall health.
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Nov 12, 2014 8:36pm
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Im just eating sweet potatoes and brown rice, brown breads and im going to start having oats in the mornings. Thanks for the advice everyone i really appreciate it.

12 Nov
Just butter and cheese in small portions will help
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