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What is the Ideal Macro-Nutrient Ratio?


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Hey, everyone. Working on my nutrition plan and wanted to get some input on what my macros ought to be.

 

I'm really skinny and need to put on muscle. I'm 6 foot, 30 y/o, and about 145 lbs. I have a real hard time gaining weight.

 

Also, anyone have a good online resource for nutritional info for various foods?

 

Thanks so much. Can't wait to get started!

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that's almost exactly where i started man. When I started I wasn't vegan, but my staple was cashews. I'm not saying that's the best supplementary meal, but I made the effort of always making sure I had meals lined up, and I always had a full stomach. So more or less the principle of always eating.

 

I personally wouldn't worry about the macro ratios yet(Obviously higher in protein). Since we're both hard gainers i would encourage you to simply surplus your current intake of food, as it's more difficult to put on fat/ easier to loose.

 

Big breakfast, go to the gym on a full stomach, post workout high in glucose (natty sugar).

 

What broke my plateau recently was understanding my body type. Cut my workout time in half, went to the gym only 3 times a week, and ate every two hours. So i assume this would imply to you too.

 

Cheers

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