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by ITALIANMUSCLE23
Wed Feb 17, 2010 11:11 pm
Forum: Health & Nutrition Programs
Topic: New Vegan is BULKING & looking for CRITIQUE
Replies: 9
Views: 1418

Re: New Vegan is BULKING & looking for CRITIQUE

chrisjs wrote:Yeah, I just mean that you need more protein, so add another serving of the beans at least. Those starches (pasta, rice) should be fine as you are bulking, but if you didn't want to increase calories as you add in more protein, they should be the first to go.



couldnt agree more thanks very much!
by ITALIANMUSCLE23
Wed Feb 17, 2010 5:55 pm
Forum: Health & Nutrition Programs
Topic: New Vegan is BULKING & looking for CRITIQUE
Replies: 9
Views: 1418

Re: New Vegan is BULKING & looking for CRITIQUE

yeah for sure i get it. Do you guys suggest i prep some killer bean salads and just munch throughout the day on that as well as after supper. For me its mind over matter so i have NO problems with that. Reason for all the starches is cuz i havent found a cleaner way to pack on abit more size than th...
by ITALIANMUSCLE23
Wed Feb 17, 2010 5:18 pm
Forum: Health & Nutrition Programs
Topic: New Vegan is BULKING & looking for CRITIQUE
Replies: 9
Views: 1418

Re: New Vegan is BULKING & looking for CRITIQUE

chrisjs wrote:Not bad but I'd suggest more beans and less starch.

Is your only major source of protein throughout the day just that one cup of beans and peanut butter?


Major source...... yes, what else can you recommend ?
by ITALIANMUSCLE23
Wed Feb 17, 2010 4:16 pm
Forum: Health & Nutrition Programs
Topic: New Vegan is BULKING & looking for CRITIQUE
Replies: 9
Views: 1418

Re: New Vegan is BULKING & looking for CRITIQUE

I think it looks pretty good. It's important to have all those legumes and grains, and I think yams and sweet potatoes will help you out a lot too. Have you tried more exotic grains, like quinoa and amaranth? I'm a big fan of quinoa because it has a good amount of protein and calcium, and a complet...
by ITALIANMUSCLE23
Wed Feb 17, 2010 1:19 pm
Forum: Health & Nutrition Programs
Topic: New Vegan is BULKING & looking for CRITIQUE
Replies: 9
Views: 1418

New Vegan is BULKING & looking for CRITIQUE

Hi to all! My 2nd post of many to come i hope here. Im a newly converted vegan trying to add some size while lifting 3-4 times a week, i wont list everything i eat that will be abit difficult. But i have decided id list the foods that i constantly revolve my diet around . so for what it is below, wh...
by ITALIANMUSCLE23
Tue Feb 16, 2010 1:56 pm
Forum: Health & Nutrition Programs
Topic: Vegan Diet On A Budget
Replies: 10
Views: 2067

Re: Vegan Diet On A Budget

Love the Great ideas everyone is sharing! I ate years with a limited budget..........being a vegan. My pantry staples: Dried beans & legumes Brown rice- which I would order it in 50lb bag which ended up being so much cheaper! per pound. Dried Polenta ( buy in bulk) Sprouts seeds!! alfalfa, radi...
by ITALIANMUSCLE23
Tue Feb 16, 2010 1:34 pm
Forum: Health & Nutrition Programs
Topic: Bulking and Cutting
Replies: 62
Views: 121379

Re: Bulking and Cutting

bulking new vegan here! what do you think about eating mounds of basmati rice / whole wheat pasta / potatoes as carb sources on a vegan bodybuilding diet ? will this hinder anything ? ive just converted to 100% vegan the last 3 weeks and have completely cut out eggs and dairy. i try to consume all m...

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