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PostPosted: Fri Jun 16, 2006 1:23 pm 
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Just buy some Vega and dump it down your throat


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Bigbwii, about how many calories is that? it doesnt look like much.


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I've no idea!!!!

I don't get into all that....it's interesting that it doesn't look much to you.... but it's all I need.... :wink:

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davidtarrfoster wrote:
Just buy some Vega and dump it down your throat

AAACKK! AAACKK! TOO DRY!!! AACCKK! :tongue2:


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8 AM:
smoothie (rice milk, frozen banana, blueberries, hemp protein, flax)
cup of tea

10 AM:
Usually a Luna bar

12 PM:
Varies, but it is very often a hearty soup or stew or casserole type thing that combines some kind of legume with vegetables. Nearly always have it over quinoa, now and then over brown rice.

3 PM:
soy yogurt with wheat germ
cup of tea

Dinner (anywhere from 6:00 to 8:30, depending on what I'm doing):
Usually something that also fits the description I have under lunch. Sometimes something different like a sandwich or a burrito or something like that.

That's weekdays, which are pretty consistent due to working. Weekends are often totally different. I am far less likely to have snacks. Sometimes I sleep late and just have breakfast late and have no lunch. I'm more likely to eat a meal out.

I don't do fit day any more, but I used to and I usually got anywhere from 1600 to 1900 calories per day, with an average of about 13-18% protein, 20-30% fat, and the rest carbs.

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 Post subject: Typical Daily Menu
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#1.....oatmeal with flax and berries
#2.....hummus and veggies on ww bagel
#3.....large salad with kidney beans, beets, onions, etc etc
#4.....apple with natural peanut butter (about 2 TBSP)
#5.....stirfry seiten with lots of veggies

If I feel the need for a sixth feeding it is usually frozen tropical fruit ;-)


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What is "PigIron"? :shock:

Thanks for the post and for joining the forum! :D How about posting an intro, pretty please?


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Heeheehee....Pig iron = raw iron.... a term for free weights...I will go post an intro now...


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 Post subject: Re: Power Diet
PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2006 2:23 pm 
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This is how I ate to get my bench up to 370 and squat to 600

Breakfast:

2 bananas before the gym when I woke up...when I got back:
close to a Whole box or cereal
1 carton of soymilk
a couple apples
2 heaping spoonfulls of peanut butter before class

In class diet...about a span of 5hrs:
Pick at a can of nuts
2-3 fruits...whatever I stole from the dining hall
2 very peanut buttery pbj sandwiches

Go to track practice(3-4hrs)

Late Lunch 5ish:
huge salad...atleast a head of lettuce, 2 tomatoes, couple handfulls of mushrooms, as many scoops of chichpeas that wouldn't overflow my tray.
Alot of really lousy vegetarian chilli(the only hot food that was vegan and availiable every day)
1/2lbs of pasta with really lousy marinara and some bread with oil

As much fruit as I could eat for desert

Go home to study...
Aka...skim a little and eat to keep full.

Pic away and eat my daily package of soy dogs

2-4 veggie burgers

Do some technique drills and stretching in my room

Maybe a cheeseless pizza from the local pizza shop or a stromboli

snack on carrots, raisons and nuts

Chug down some soymilk and juice before bed

Go to bed for 4 hours and do it all over again.

About 10,000 calories...sometimes more


Dear god that is LOT of food!!! may I ask how tall are you and how much did you weigh at the time? I don't think I could eat half this much on a dare...

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Bigbwii wrote:
I've no idea!!!!

I don't get into all that....it's interesting that it doesn't look much to you.... but it's all I need.... :wink:


Bigbwii: Did you find that the longer you've been fruitarian, the less food you have had to eat to maintain/gain strength and energy?

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Yeah...Ravi...pretty much....

It's reached the point where it's obvious that food is not related to energy...and food takes AWAY energy....

How are you getting on...?

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I just posted about my experiment with a mostly raw food diet

(viewtopic.php?p=43802#43802)

I fell off the wagon for 2 weeks but got right back on. My first 17 days of mostly raw food felt amazing....but now I'm about 8 days into it after a 2 week break, and I'm feeling good, but also a little tired. Dont have the zip I had during my first 17 days. Not sure if this is normal or not...more details in my other post.

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I eat:

1) Breakfast:
One bowl with oats/ rye/ barley with flax seeds and psylium and slippery elm. Soaked in hot water for 3 mins. I then add a tablespoon of flax seed oil to it. I also take my multi vitamin and antioxidant

Morning snack: Herbal tea.



2) Lunch:
I make a yummy salad sandwich or rice paper rolls or a salad wrap.


3) Afternoon snack:
Smoothie with 250 ml fortified soymilk and 1 banana and 1 orange I also add a small tablespoon of protein powder sometimes. I take 2 calcium, 2 silica and 1 biotin supplement with my smoothie.


4) Dinner:
Stir friend veggies or hearty soup. Some form of fried rice or spinach and tofy pie. Sate fotu… when I’m lazy I fry up 2 veg sausages and steam some frozen veggies.

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Well thats one whack-job way of putting it.


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 Post subject: Ravi
PostPosted: Fri Jul 21, 2006 1:49 pm 
Hey Ravi...I would weight in at 320(6'1") in my pre-season to pack on strength and drop to 280 or so by the end of the season to get speed for state championships and nationals(same type of training in college). At 320 I would rarely do any olympic lifts or speed work, focusing purely on strength gaining. Then as the season came I would work some olypic lifts into my training and some sprints. By the end of each season my only heavy squatting/deadlifting would really be for a warmup(no more than 4 sets just to make sure I still kept some strength). I would be exclusively doing cleans, dumbell jumps, sprints(I kept my upper body work the same throughout though). With all that extra volume I didn't need to pay attension to my diet to loose weight...it just came off while eating pretty much the same amount of food.


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BREAKFAST: 1 bowl of oats with fruit juice (homemade or soy and fruit smoothie)


LUNCH: 5 rice crackers with salad toppings.


Dinner: Steamed or stirfriend vegies with tofu or nuts or other, or mashed potato. YUM


thats all atm. i'm on a diet


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