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Old 04-07-2010, 08:29 AM   #1
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What are people's favorites when trying to gain mass while on paleo?
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Old 04-07-2010, 09:00 AM   #2
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Coconut milk.
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Old 04-07-2010, 11:43 AM   #3
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Not eating Paleo pwo
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Old 04-07-2010, 02:44 PM   #4
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Not eating paleo at all.
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Old 04-07-2010, 03:05 PM   #5
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Everything.

Especially this:
http://www.70sbig.com/?p=1025
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Old 04-08-2010, 05:28 AM   #6
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To gain weight simply eat more of everything.

If you're looking for a single paleo food to help you gain weight though I'd go with nuts as they're one of the few really energy dense foods that have no detrimental effect on health when consumed in large amounts.
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Old 04-08-2010, 08:55 AM   #7
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Paleo with added fat and sugar (we call this 'ice cream') works great.
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Old 04-08-2010, 10:55 AM   #8
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Lots of Chinese/Japanese Buffets, milk, ice cream, mcdoubles (at least 5), large milkshake seem to work for me. Short term of course along with the rest of your "paleo" schedule
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Not eating Paleo pwo
...it is also worth noting....my pwo window is 3-4 hours and has an additional 1500-2000 non-paleo calories in it...along with other daily eating and throwing in IF on other days.....and I'm not even looking for much mass gain, just more a slow and lean build....1lb at a time.

Anything else in the past with quicker "bulk" cycles just made me more fat and miserable.....and slower at hockey....which is not one of my goals....that and trying to diet/cut down after a bulk cycle sucks ass.....
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...it is also worth noting....my pwo window is 3-4 hours and has an additional 1500-2000 non-paleo calories in it...along with other daily eating and throwing in IF on other days.....and I'm not even looking for much mass gain, just more a slow and lean build....1lb at a time.

Anything else in the past with quicker "bulk" cycles just made me more fat and miserable.....and slower at hockey....which is not one of my goals....that and trying to diet/cut down after a bulk cycle sucks ass.....
I am totally in agreement with you. I'm cutting down after bulking, and the attempt at fast bulking was just not worth it.

BTW. I'd love to be at the point where I can do this with no regrets:

http://leangains.blogspot.com/2010/0...easter-10.html
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