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Alright guy, just wondering if anyone as any info for my strange body... Basically over the last 3 years I've only been training a few times a week and having a few weeks off here and there also on a trt doseage of 150mg to 200mg test E per week, I'm on this because I'm now nearly 37 and nearly 16 years of cycling as f**ked my natural test up its below average for a man of my age.

 

So 6 weeks ago I decided to stop being lazy and put some size back on so I bumped my calories up then 2 weeks later I started 500mg test and 300mg of npp (I home brew my test and npp) I'm now on week 4 of the cycle tomorrow. Since starting the cycle and since I put my calories up my weight went up 4lbs this was the first 2 weeks then it stopped so I've slowly been upping food intake and the scales have not moved until today, I've lost 3lbs... So I'm only up 1lbs in 6 weeks, I'm now up to 4200 calories a day with 420 carbs and 350 protein this should be more than enough for me to be gaining weight even without gear, I've never had problems with gaining weight in the past. I'm booked in at the docs today to have my thyroid checked but I don't think it's that, any ideas?

 

This is my day to day food diary...

Meal 1 

100g oats in water or almond milk 

2 scoops whey protien 

2 pineapple rings 

 

1 omega 3 

1 vitamin b complex 

1 berocca 

 

Meal 2 

200g raw weight chicken breast 

300g potato 

Brocoli 

 

Meal 3 

4 turkey sausage 

2 wholemeal wraps (30g carb per wrap ones) 

 

1 digestive enzyme 

 

Meal4 

200g beef mince 

200g rice 

Peas and sweetcorn 

 

 

Training 

Bcaa, glutamine, creatine mix . In 1 litre water 

 

1 omega 3

 

Post workout meal 5

200g salmon fillet or steak fillet 

300g oven chips.

1 fry light egg 

1 digestive enzym

 

Meal 6 

200g greek yogurt 

Mix in 1 scoop  whey 

Use water to mix to the consistency u like 

 

2 bags of snack a jacks 

 

Stats are.. 

 

Age 37

Weight now 11.8 

Hight 5.6

Not sure bf but I'm lean with all abs showing (please see pic from 4 weeks ago) 

I don't do cardio train 5 times a week 

Cheers ??

 

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20 minutes ago, ILLBehaviour said:

need to up the cals some more

Is that normal for a 11.8 (165lbs) guy any calorie calculater I use on the net the max I've found for my size, age and weight is 3800 calories a day im now 400 over that don't know where I'm putting it because I'm only shitting once a day ? if I put all my day food into the nutra app this is what it gives me Screenshot_20200310_111254_com.nutratech_app.android.thumb.jpg.01a40486bcf0ac8e39a9595a107a66b5.jpg

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3 hours ago, rickya said:

Is that normal for a 11.8 (165lbs) guy any calorie calculater I use on the net the max I've found for my size, age and weight is 3800 calories a day im now 400 over that don't know where I'm putting it because I'm only shitting once a day ? if I put all my day food into the nutra app this is what it gives me Screenshot_20200310_111254_com.nutratech_app.android.thumb.jpg.01a40486bcf0ac8e39a9595a107a66b5.jpg

 

 Calorie calculator is only a guide line, it's not set in stone, if you're not gaining then you need more cals. 

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2 hours ago, Mickstar said:

Hi mate do you have an active job . I know you said you don't do any cardio but what are you like outside of the gym.

 

I'm a carpet fitter mate, I'm going to wear a fitbit for the rest or the week and see what I'm burning while I'm working, I have been busy today sweated for most of the 7 hours I've worked today so it could just be that I do need to eat more lol 

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34 minutes ago, rickya said:

I'm a carpet fitter mate, I'm going to wear a fitbit for the rest or the week and see what I'm burning while I'm working, I have been busy today sweated for most of the 7 hours I've worked today so it could just be that I do need to eat more lol 

So you work a psychically demanding job 5 days per week and on top of that you train 5 times per week. You are burning a lot of calories hence the stall in weight gain.

Increase your calories by 300-500. You aren’t eating enough at present. Seems excessive at over 4000 calories but your weekly expenditure obviously is greater than that .

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Alright lads, upped the cals by 300. I made a mistake when working one of my meals so I was actually on 3900 cals but now on 4200 cals. I've upped morning cals because that's when I felt the most hungry. Gained 1lbs this Saturday. On week 5 of test and npp. I had some bloods done because my sex drive is still low so I was thinking with me using a new supplier the raw ingredients might not be that great but testosterone came back high so no problem with the gear so not sure why I've got a low sex drive with my estrogen levels being OK never had this problem before... Definitely shaping up now I've lost 1.5cm from my waste so fat percent going down 

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On 18/03/2020 at 10:49 AM, rickya said:

Alright lads, upped the cals by 300. I made a mistake when working one of my meals so I was actually on 3900 cals but now on 4200 cals. I've upped morning cals because that's when I felt the most hungry. Gained 1lbs this Saturday. On week 5 of test and npp. I had some bloods done because my sex drive is still low so I was thinking with me using a new supplier the raw ingredients might not be that great but testosterone came back high so no problem with the gear so not sure why I've got a low sex drive with my estrogen levels being OK never had this problem before... Definitely shaping up now I've lost 1.5cm from my waste so fat percent going down 

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Good gains in 5 weeks there looking fuller and leaner 

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On 12/03/2020 at 9:42 AM, Djibril said:

Only one thing to comment from me: Lucky bastard

f**k that! He's less than 12 stone and needing 4000+ calories to grow? That's my idea of hell! I'm 14st 8lbs and don't eat anywhere near that. 

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15 minutes ago, MrBrightside said:

f**k that! He's less than 12 stone and needing 4000+ calories to grow? That's my idea of hell! I'm 14st 8lbs and don't eat anywhere near that. 

I weight 18 stone and i wish i could eat more then 5000 calories.

It is not that difficult, 4000 are easy as hell, I mean if you cant eat, you can just make great shakes with healthy food and blend it all up.  Try a higher in fat diet, all kind of nuts butter, whole eggs, avocados, milk all add up extremely fast

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I don't have a problem eating over 4000 cals a tbh, it's been a bit harder over the last week because I'm not working now so not burning anywhere the amount of cals a day, I'll probably drop my cals now cuz all I'm doing is shitting more that I'm not working, plus I can't train until I've finished my home gym in a few weeks. Once that's plastered and painted no doubt I'll have trouble getting hold of gym equipment, every man and his dog wants some type of gym equipment now lol 

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Its probably caused by insulin resistance. I can crush 5k calories a day and put on zero weight.

I gotta run at 7k to bulk

4k to cut

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On 10/03/2020 at 9:27 PM, rickya said:

I'm a carpet fitter mate, I'm going to wear a fitbit for the rest or the week and see what I'm burning while I'm working, I have been busy today sweated for most of the 7 hours I've worked today so it could just be that I do need to eat more lol 

Try reducing training 3-4 days and bump up your calories. 

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On 18/03/2020 at 10:49 AM, rickya said:

Alright lads, upped the cals by 300. I made a mistake when working one of my meals so I was actually on 3900 cals but now on 4200 cals. I've upped morning cals because that's when I felt the most hungry. Gained 1lbs this Saturday. On week 5 of test and npp. I had some bloods done because my sex drive is still low so I was thinking with me using a new supplier the raw ingredients might not be that great but testosterone came back high so no problem with the gear so not sure why I've got a low sex drive with my estrogen levels being OK never had this problem before... Definitely shaping up now I've lost 1.5cm from my waste so fat percent going down 

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Your test level is sky high but your e2 is where it would be for natural levels of test.

You are using too much AI I would bet.

If your test dose is that high obviously e2 level will rise further just don't let it go too far.

I am getting bloods back next week for 125mg per week TRT dose test and my e2 should be around what yours is for reference 

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On 10/03/2020 at 9:27 PM, rickya said:

I'm a carpet fitter mate, I'm going to wear a fitbit for the rest or the week and see what I'm burning while I'm working, I have been busy today sweated for most of the 7 hours I've worked today so it could just be that I do need to eat more lol 

Did you wear your Fitbit mate.? Curious to know cals burned in a physical job. 

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