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Old 04-16-2009, 04:23 PM   #11
Arden Cogar Jr.
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At this stage of my life, I'm beyond trying to gain mass. But I've found that I still, if I want to attain a certain strength goal, I have "to eat my way through the sticking points."

Oh the humanity.

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Old 04-16-2009, 07:44 PM   #12
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Yeah, Pat, while I gained that 20lbs (including ~8lbs fat) between August and November/December I ate as much as I could handle at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It was comical to see me put 7-10 plates and 7-10 bowls to get washed in the cafeteria, on top of the nuts I ate throughout the day. I realized that that first 12lbs of muscle was much needed because of the ease I gained it. Normally I eat 5000 to maintain.
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Old 04-16-2009, 08:04 PM   #13
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Brian,

you do realize you are a genetically gifted freak of nature right?
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Old 04-16-2009, 08:18 PM   #14
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And I refuse to accept that until my doctor shows me that. If I were genetically gifted I would be stronger now, and I would've been a much faster sprinter in high school. I'm also a TEENAGER as well so that is definitely going to be a huge factor in this.
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Old 04-16-2009, 08:36 PM   #15
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hell you and I are the same height but even in HS when I was very active I was never able to pack down that many calories. I think i'll ask the doc for a bigger stomach next time.
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Old 04-16-2009, 10:51 PM   #16
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I think i'll ask the doc for a bigger stomach next time.
A variation on gastric bypass?
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