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u/Zizzac · 2 pointsr/gainit

So I had a chance to look at Re-Power, and it has a similar amino acid profile to beef. All the extracts are pretty much garbage:

Chemical | Weight | %DV
Chicory Root (as Cichorium intybus Extract) & Rocket Plant (as Eruca sativa Extract) Blend| 500.00 mg|
Chinese Skullcap Root Extract (Scutellaria baicalensis) Catch Tree Bark Extract (Acacia catechu)| 62.50 mg|

Olive Leaf Extract (Olea europaea L.)(as Maslinic Acid)| 200.00 mg|
Olive Fruit Extract (Olea europaea L.)(as Hydroxytyrosol)| 50.00 mg|

Some do have studies done them but most results are nothing more than unremarkable in terms of use for fitness. Chicory root is a coffee substitute good for removing internal parasites. Rocket Plant is just arugula, so you might as well just eat it. Didn't see much studies on the benefits. Chinese skull cap seems to be a traditional Chinese remedy for various ailments with some conclusive evidence for efficacy but mostly it is a nootropic (smart drug). Cool but wholly unnecessary for this application. You'd be better off with Creatine as it is both a nootropic AND performance enhancer. Also, really cheap. I cannot find any info on even what a "Catch Tree" is so no conclusive data for what the extract might do. Olive Leaf/Fruit Extract seem to be super expensive antioxidants with anti-HIV properties. If you don't have HIV just drink Black coffee or tea or eat olives.

So, the good stuff in here seems to be Beta Alanine an Betaine, but Beta Alanine is cheap and Betaine is in beets (super cheap) or is made in your body from Choline (from eggs).

If you have any more questions please let me know. If you can't return these things then I guess just take them until they are gone, but definitely don't buy them again.

u/Exodor · 1 pointr/gainit

No, not at all! You should absolutely start going to the gym. But if you want to achieve success there, you'll need to do a lot of work before you get there.

Start with goals. What are they? What do you hope to achieve? Why do you want to start lifting weights to begin with? The answer to questions like these will shape the type of training you do in the short- and long-term.

Since you have no gym experience, Starting Strength is an excellent place to start in most cases for lots of reasons, not least of which because if you do the program properly, you will learn a great deal about proper form and mechanics. Proper form is of absolutely paramount importance; if you don't learn it at the beginning of your journey, you will likely hurt yourself once you start lifting heavier weights. And you'll need to learn it eventually, one way or another, so do it at the beginning.

This is the Starting Strength book. Get it. It's worth it. Even if you don't necessarily use the program, it is an excellent resource.

Spend time reading the /r/fitness helped me a great deal when I was starting out a few years ago, and I occasionally refer back to it.

Others here will have much more seasoned advice than me, too. Best of luck to you!

u/SnowSC2 · 6 pointsr/gainit

Look here's what I do:

  • Get a blender bottle, for convenience sake. It works really well and they're pretty cheap. I use the standard one.
    Amazon Link

  • Then get some protein. Flavored protein is fucking disgusting IMO so I get this:
    Amazon Link
    Maybe there is a better flavorless protein out there but I can't find on, and this has worked pretty well.

  • Get some oats, I use these:
    Amazon Link
    This is a box with a fuckton of oats in it.

    I pour a bit of milf into the bottle (to avoid clumping) and grind 1 cup of oats with the coffee grinder then pour them into the bottle.
    Then depending on the amount of protein you need put a couple scoops into the bottle. Then toss your creatine in there. I don't put bananas in the shake but you could, I'd probably have to use my blender for that though.

    Anyway now you have a bottle with a shit ton of powder in it. Add some more milk but save room for:

    Chocolate syrup. (or whatever type of flavoring you want) I put a bunch in there, like 2 big squirts, but find out however much you need to make it taste good.

    Then I take a big scoop of peanut butter and toss it in there. I'm not sure how much I put in but I'm pretty consistent, just be consistent. I think it's between 2 and a half and 3 tablespoons. Add milk till it's mostly full. Then shake the shit out of the bottle like you were trying to jerk off the demon from This is the End. The shake will be thick as balls so just open your throat and chug it Remy laCroix.

    Wow, look at all that protein, look at all of those calories you got (1k +) without drinking a disgusting weight gainer.
u/LettingGo_Part1 · 1 pointr/gainit

Sometimes metabolism is just too high. I was 115lbs from the time I was 16-19, and after that I gained 30lbs in the last year. He can try doing GOMAD or or changing his routine. I gained 30lbs when I started doing SL5x5.
I also ate:
2 cups yogurt with granola
2 eggs
1-2 breakfast sausage
1 bowl Kashi GOLEAN cereal
2 Hamburgers
2 cups salad with tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, pine nuts, vinegar and oil dressing
1 sandwich(usually chicken) with mayo and lettuce
1 dessert (would be a cookie or slice of pie)
1cup yogurt
Whatever high protein dinner was that night (2 servings)
2 cups salad with balsamic dressing
1-2 servings of a starch
1 large mcflurry
Snacks: nature valley peanut or almond bar, usually 2-3 a day.

That was when I dormed and had full meal plan. Now that I am home I have dropped a few pounds. not many though.

You're friend has to realize that he might not be able to gain it that easily. The gainer he uses might not work for him too. Different mixes of weight gain supplements work for different people. I've tried a few, and found that ON Serious Mass works for me. Maybe he should try them? They are as natural as I have found, in weight gainers. Also, if he's using gainer and supplements all the time, it could possibly hinder growth. I cut on and off of gainers and protein shakes, and found better growth than when on them full time. Hope something in this wall of text helps!

TL;DR: Try SL5x5, try new weight gainers, or take himself off and stick to real food

u/[deleted] · 2 pointsr/gainit

For sure man! Also, I know you said cheap and at first glance weight gainers might seem super expensive, but if you price it out they're actually a really good deal. I bought a 12 lb bag of Serious Mass for $45, and i used half servings which comes out to 32 servings for the whole bag, with each serving being 625 cals and 25g of protein. each serving prices out to $1.40 so it actually is a good deal if you think about it. I put mine in shakes with strawberries, bananas, peanut butter, and whole milk, and it came out to like 1.5k cals and mad protein per shake. $2.20 or so (taking in consideration the price of frozen strawberries/bananas/PB/milk) is really good for the macros it has. It also tastes insanely good. I have one every morning and it makes it super easy to meet my macros for that day. Here's a link to the exact powder/flavor/size/etc i ordered:

u/MisterDiddlezz · 1 pointr/gainit

I'm biased, but i think all personal trainers are essentially a scam. I was in your position not too long ago, and I ran a program called starting strength and had amazing results. Buy this book:

Or you can read up on the free resources online:

This is not the only avenue to get the results that you're looking for, and others on this thread will have advice just as good if not better than this. That said, this is a method that will allow you to achieve the results that you want, this stuff actually works

Best of luck

u/MikeSupertramp · 1 pointr/gainit

I have an autoimmune disease (eosinophillic esophagitis) where my body views most food as an allergen. In response, I'll accumulate eosinophills (a type of white blood cell) in my esophagus causing it to swell and not function properly. I usually have several weeks during the year where eating solid food just...isn't an option.

Trying to gain with a gastrointestinal issue sucks. It's something I've been dealing with my whole life too (I'm 26 now). I found that liquids are the easiest way for me to gain weight. Gainer shakes are amazing. I use this guy:

Add 2 cups of whole milk, 2 tbsp of tahini paste, some chocolate syrup and some olive oil and you're looking at a 1500 calorie shake!

Good luck with gaining! And feel free to PM me if you have questions!

u/moterhead120 · 1 pointr/gainit

Well I want to go to the gym at least 4 times a week and I was going to start taking this [weight gaining supplement] ( I have been taking Phase8 protein but recently ran out. When it comes to excerises to do at the gym I am a bit lost, I want to learn more free weigh exercises I can do. Right now I typically do dumb bell bench press, bent over row, lat pull downs, tricep pulls, biceps curls, and there are some pec machines I use that havnt done much for me lately) I would love to have a defined workout routine that I can stick to and just add weight/reps as I go...I have yet to do that. I also need to learn what I should be feeding my body. I know I need lots of protein and water but other than that I just eat anything I can find haha. I would love some help in creating a routine to stick to

u/smileyplastic · 2 pointsr/gainit

I'm exactly where you started right now. Same weight, height, work pressure, stress, and depression.

I have a toned body as a result of 2 years of strength weightlifting in high school, and i had absolutely no one to tell me then to watch my nutrition, so i lost a lot of fat and therefore potential weight which would have caused me now to be at least 130lb instead of 115lb.

6 years later, Now i'm drinking this from amazon every other day and buying those frozen dinners from the store which have the protein and caloric requirements to gain weight, without making me feel like i'm throwing up or overloading my internal food processing system. I wish there were frozen meals dedicated to gaining weight instead of losing weight... there's a good idea for you there lol.

My workout regiment consists of doing all the push ups i can do when i wake up, going for a run few or more times a week. and i have a 25lb dumbbell at home that i do stuff with randomly in the day in sets.

The most important out of all is the nutrition, watching what you eat is key. I don't care about being 'cut', as long as i can get to 150lb in my height, and being able to run a marathon, i'm healthy and set.

Good luck in gaining bro, be sure to post an update!!

u/No-More-Stars · 2 pointsr/gainit

I appreciate the honesty, and likewise: I'm not trying to criticise your decisions.

Whatever you do, you need more calories, which will cost more money.

Mass gainers are an easy way out, therefore it's going to be a more expensive option, there's no way around that and you may need to seek alternatives.

If you take this route, you'll need to reframe your attitude to "how much money am I willing to spend to gain mass", rather than "how much effort am I willing to expend to gain mass".


That being said, you can likely significantly increase the efficiency of the powder by picking something better, or buying in bulk. A quick example is £0.69/100g = £0.69/375kcal

So for 800kcal/day, you'd spend roughly £1.50/day, or £45/month. Compare this to the cost of eating regular food, and see if it's viable.

u/0MGaNinja · 19 pointsr/gainit

I think it really depends on how long you've been working out. When I was new to working out I said to myself that I would never try creatine (I still don't know why but ignorant people always seem to think it's not "natural"). However, I did a lot of reading on it and figured I'd finally give it a try last March since I kind of hit a plateau.

I started taking 5g a day (forget the "loading phase" there are no studies that actually support it) and about a week in I went from benching 200lbs x 8 to 220 x 8. I had an increase of about 10% on pretty much all my lifts! I gained 6 pounds in the first 3 weeks. I was also eating about 3500kcal a day at the time so I don't know how much of that was the creatine.

Didn't have any negative side effects apart from having to take a piss about 5 times a day due to drinking 5l of water.

Should you choose to try it be sure to buy quality creatine. Read the reviews or better yet, buy "creapure" creatine. It's manufactured in Germany and therefore strictly regulated. Most other products are from Asia/ eastern Europe and can cause all kinds of nasty side effects. It's well worth paying an extra 20% just to be sure. Creatine is still the cheapest supplement you'll find!

EDIT: I use Optimum Nutrition Creatine which is made from Creapure. At 5g/day it costs me 5$/month. Generic cheap creatine might be a dollar cheaper a month but it's not worth the risk.

u/Merje10 · 2 pointsr/gainit

I highly recommend Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard Whey Extreme Milk Chocolate. In water, this stuff tastes like chocolate milk. In milk, it tastes like a chocolate milkshake. Otherwise, don't use too much water or else it will taste diluted, I recommend about 8oz of water for 1 scoop.

I've also tried Chocolate Malt, Vanilla Icecream, Double Rich Chocolate, Chocolate Mint, and Cookies and Cream. Cookies and Cream is the only flavor I have not liked. Everything else tastes great per its supposed flavor.

u/Gobizku · 3 pointsr/gainit

There are a lot of "cheat" ways recommended.

Adding olive or coconut oil to shakes.

Weight gainers. I recently bought this:

It actually has pretty good macros for the price, 60 carbs and 40 protein per serving, so it's a much better ratio than most I've seen at that price. It comes out to about $2.50 or so per serving, which is cheaper than a chicken breast and has more calories.

Peanut butter.

Whole milk in general.

Traditional greek yogurt, so not non or low fat while bulking at least.

Oats (can be put in shakes, I recommend grinding it in a coffee grinder first)

Some people go the extra step and put heavy whipping cream in their shakes or half and half as well.

Basically you can make a blend of ground up oats, whole milk, protein powder, peanut butter, some fruits, and oils, and you have a shakes with a lot of your required macros that will probably break 1000 calories easy.

u/aa93 · 1 pointr/gainit

Just buy whichever's cheaper/tastes better, it doesn't matter in the slightest. Neither of them will do a significant amount of anything aside from helping you reach caloric/protein intake goals, let alone provide strength gains.

I'd go with this if I were you, as it's on a big sale and has like 700 calories/serving when mixed with 16oz of milk.

Also, some brands have unusually/worryingly high levels of heavy metals like arsenic, cadmium, lead and mercury. Stay away from EAS Myo-[anything] and Muscle Milk just to be safe.

u/Enphuego · 1 pointr/gainit

Can you store a power rack? Not recommending that particular model, just found the first one on Amazon. If you need it smaller, you can probably build one.

The benefit of the power rack is that you can safely get out of a squat and you can put your bench inside so that the safety rods keep you from getting caught underneath. If you can't store that, then you could do use a regular squat stand and practice safely dumping the weight off your back, preferably with a platform and bumper plates.

If you don't have protection for your bench press, I'd recommend that you not bench by yourself.

u/MaxDynasty · 5 pointsr/gainit

I'm a big fan of Optimum Nutrition. There's 24g of protein per scoop with only 120 calories, so it's a pretty good ratio for the price, which is about $58 for a 5lb tub. The flavors are also really good for what I've tried (which is only two, extreme milk chocolate and mint chocolate) but I definitely recommend it!

here's a link to amazon

u/RSHeavy · 2 pointsr/gainit

Agreed. I have an pulled bar that works as other stuff too, but I noticed that pullups/chinups give great defining results. That with dips and pushups gave me a good defined back and chest, but I think hitting arms and legs is much harder without using weights.

u/latinoflame · 5 pointsr/gainit

I'm pretty lactose intolerant myself but I rarely experience significant issues like this. I make the same shakes as well, sometimes using 2-3 scoops. I use this whey protein if you are interested in switching to a different brand.

u/Nosfermarki · 1 pointr/gainit

I'd say somewhere between 20-23%. I bought a scale on Amazon that gives all sorts of data, including bf%. It had pretty good reviews including one comparing the scale readings to fancy pants hospital scales. It seems pretty accurate so far.

u/DuosTesticulosHabet · 3 pointsr/gainit

Creatine: Don't buy into any bullshit here. Whatever a supplement company is adding to their creatine probably isn't doing anything for you. If you want creatine, just get a huge stock of plain creatine monohydrate. This is personally what I take.

Protein: It's harder to make a decision here because just about every company is hawking some form of whey. Like others have said, some companies have been known to lie about their protein amounts. I would recommend just sticking to a trusted brand like Optimum Nutrition until you've had some time to look at reviews of some other brands you may have seen. Plus ON has the glutamine and BCAAs thrown into their blend, so why not. My only other recommendation would be not to buy into the "hydro-whey" hype. Unless you really have the extra money to throw around, it's probably not going to be worth it in any capacity.

u/BigDaddyShitstain · 1 pointr/gainit

Yup, this is the one to go for.
Just don't get strawberry. Mix a scoop into half a cup of hot water with a fork, then pour in your milk and let it sit for like 5 minutes. Shake in a bottle and it's super smooth. Has been my breakfast every day for months and has helped me gain a lot.

u/Murcus · 4 pointsr/gainit

Supplements and a bunch of pills is not necessary. I read this guy's book and he pretty much lays it out for ya. He recommends only Gainers and Protein Shakes. Pills and such are just a way to empty your wallet fast!

A lot of people on this sub really like this Gainer and this "Gold Standard Whey" ... Fish Oil is a De-inflamatory and helps to reduce muscle soreness. Those are the three I use.

Search this subreddit if in doubt, and do some research. Unfortunately a lot of the crap online is catered toward helping fat people loose weight. Find communities (like this one) and get advice straight from the skinny guys who have gotten bigger.

And if you're diet doesn't include every vitamin, start taking multi vitamins. You must be healthy, not just mad. Initially since you weigh 100Lbs you may want to do the Seefood diet: You see food, you eat food.

DO NOT GIVE UP! I let work get me down last year (working 150+hours a week) and stopped lifting. All I had time for was running. I finally got back into lifting this month. I could be pretty set right now if I kept at it.

u/Strippedpanda · 1 pointr/gainit

My workout plan is still Starting Strength.

You can buy the ebook for kindle for 10 bucks. One of the best fitness books I've purchased.

u/ForgotAboutMike · 4 pointsr/gainit

I make the dankest 1000 cal shake imaginable. Follow these steps:

  1. Get a 8 pound tub o' whole oats powder from Amazon
  2. Get a 2 pack of 28oz Blender Bottles from Amazon


  • Put some blended mixed frozen fruit in the bottle (blend the frozen fruit in a blender in bulk with water - keep refrigerated for further use throughout the week)
  • Pour a little milk in
  • Put 1.5 to 2 scoops of vanilla protein powder in
  • Pour a little milk in
  • Put 1 scoop of the oat powder in
  • Pour a little milk in
  • Put 2.5 generous spoonfuls of vanilla or plain greek yogurt in
  • Put 5 tablespoons of peanut butter POWDER in
  • Pour enough milk to reach near the top of the bottle

    Close it up, secure it, and shake - enjoy the dankness - super smooth consistency - EZ

    Also, you'll notice - my ingredients are very similar to yours but the key difference is POWDERED whole oats, POWDERED PB, and BLENDED (w/ water) fruit.

u/quietmiles · 1 pointr/gainit

If you're a beginner, I wouldn't recommend power cleaning right off the bat. Make sure your deadlift form is perfect before you even think about that. In fact, if you want to do starting strength, I'd really really really highly recommend buying the book:

And reading it cover to cover paying extremely close attention to everything Rippetoe has to say about form.

If you're not a beginner feel free to ignore me.

u/JoeMarron · 2 pointsr/gainit

Pull up bars are dirt cheap, buy one. Good lighting or not I can see your abs. I bulked with pretty much the same body fat as you, 30lbs later and I'm still relatively lean. You have nothing to worry about.

Also, keep in mind that body weight training is less efficient than lifting weights so be patient. You can still build plenty of muscle but it won't be as fast as a good weight training program.

u/Dundreary · 0 pointsr/gainit

> utritious food. It's not bad for you per se but you could be eating more healthily - anything up to around 3000 calories should be more than doable with just food (that's like 3 medium sized meals @ 800 cals plus some snacks or a dessert).

This is the Mass Gainer i use:
I believe this is the most popular

u/Omnipwn · 1 pointr/gainit

Ask to see if you could possibly switch to an Egg-based protein powder. I know Soy protein can have some undesired hormonal effects, but ask about that too. There are alternatives to Whey protein, and are definitely worth looking into if dairy/milk products aggravate your acne/cause inflammation.

Even if your Accutane treatment clears your acne, it can and will come back if you don't make the necessary dietary adjustments before the treatment is over. Acne starts from the inside-out, and diet is crucial for overall health and well-being. "You are what you eat".

So do yourself a favor and really try to pinpoint what foods/behaviors are the root cause of your acne before your treatment comes to an end or soon after. That way, God willing, you'll never have to put your body through Accutane again.

u/trevthestrongyogi · 3 pointsr/gainit

Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, 3rd edition

Buy this book, it is the straight up Bible on how to get strong in the only way that matters, using a barbell.

Keep your program simple, Squats, Bench Press, Overhead Press, and Deadlift. Get good at these fundamental lifts before worrying about anything else. Low reps, heavy weights.

And eat A LOT! Your muscles need fuel, and if you are skinny the only place this fuel is going to come from is stuffing your face.

u/fader2 · 7 pointsr/gainit

It's cheaper on Amazon! charges $9 shipping. You can get free shipping on Amazon, making the total price cheaper! It's even better if you have Amazon Prime.

u/sightl3ss · 1 pointr/gainit

Optimum Nutrition makes some great products. Kind of pricey at around $50 for a 5lb tub, but the first ingredient is whey protein isolate which is what you really want

Amazon link:

u/nicholaszero · 1 pointr/gainit

I haven't seen it recommended in this post yet, so I'd like to tell you about the Rumble Roller. I used to have a 1.5" diameter section of PVC I used, but this is better because I can roll out my spine on it. The 3' one more useful because you don't have to twist as much to hit everything, but if you can only afford one, get the travel-sized 1' one.

I like to start with my lower legs after a workout, doing ten passes on each axis starting with the back of calves, then the interior, exterior, and front. Same with my upper legs, hamstrings first then exterior, front, and interior. Do the butt, then back, then lats. When I find any muscles that feel tight and tense up under the pressure, I'll spend a few minutes trying to relax them so that roller sinks into the muscles - I'm not "rolling" at this point, just hanging out on the sticky, pissed-off stuff. You might have get creative to put more pressure on that part. Lacrosse balls, or tennis balls if the first hurt too much, are also good to increase the pressure, but again, you might need to get creative with the edges of tables to hit just the right spot, or books to raise the ball up to the appropriate height. Watch out for grinding on nerves in the back of your calves, I've done it and ended up with leg pain for a few days. It wasn't anything permanent, but why suffer through it?

Start a bromance with Kelly Starrett: follow MWOD, buy a copy of Becoming a Supple Leopard, maybe stalk him at one of his Mobility Certs.

Here's an (old) SMR routine on pdf from Mike Robertson.

I recommend buying a copy of the Alexander Method of SMR from Network Fitness. It's a really good manual on the subject.

u/DiamondCoatedGlass · 1 pointr/gainit

As far as Whey powder goes, I really like the taste of Optimum Nutrition whey in Double Rich Chocolate:

u/Leonardj4 · 3 pointsr/gainit

This chit is dope. It could liquify stone and really easy to clean.

u/Srowee · 1 pointr/gainit
  • 16oz whole milk
  • 2 scoops whey protein
  • 1/2 cup carbo gain

    ~ (750 cals, 64g protein, 150g carbs, 18g fat)

    Very quick and easy (shaker bottle), tastes as good as the whey you use.
u/thebrokendoctor · 1 pointr/gainit

I'm still by no means a big guy, I'm still working my way up. But when I look at my facebook pictures from a year ago, or two or three years ago, there is a very clear progression of muscle mass being put on.

I would definitely recommend picking up this book, I bought it a couple months ago after Arnold did a thread in /r/fitness and doing one of the programs I've put on about 7 pounds in a month and aesthetically I've bulked up all over.

u/r4rer · 2 pointsr/gainit

late to the party, but getting these really help. i usually put 40 drops in a gallon of milk. you can adjust how much you really need also (ex. using 30 drops if your lactose intolerance isn't as severe).

u/coindepth · 1 pointr/gainit

I bought this a month ago:

Then, I put ice cubes in with it, and bring a cold water bottle with me. I mix it once I'm done my workout and it's plenty cold.

Hope that helps!

u/7zf · -13 pointsr/gainit

If you really want to know the answers to these kinds of questions, this will be the best $17 you will ever spend.
[The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding : The Bible of Bodybuilding, Fully Updated and Revised](

You don't have to read it cover to cover, just use it as a reference.

u/ianrdc · 2 pointsr/gainit

I've had this for over a year now and it's pretty consistent, just make sure you let it calibrate for a sec
RENPHO Bluetooth Body Fat Scale

u/vanish619 · 0 pointsr/gainit

here is a good weight gainer i've been using.

I only finished a bag and a half but i gained around 10-12Lbs during that time and mostly lean but not quite fully.

u/RhinoMan2112 · 1 pointr/gainit

Sure! This is the stuff. I think amazon probably has the best price, but you can search around if you want.

u/drdecal · 2 pointsr/gainit

mobilitywod is a great resource for this and the book the same guy wrote.

u/con_blade · 3 pointsr/gainit

A classic. I've been using it since I started and it hasn't let me down. I blend it with milk and it tastes great.

u/Pyrao · 2 pointsr/gainit

I don't take it every day. I bought a 12 pound bag for $60 give or take here. I only take it on days where I can't be bothered eating as much. Liquid calories go down easier. I've used up about half the bag and I've had it since around June. It's not too bad.

u/Lionhearted09 · 2 pointsr/gainit

I don't. The bodybuilding workout that was suggested to me by /r/bodybuilding was the one in Arnold's Bodybuilding Encyclopedia. I still today am using the level 1 program and still gaining every time I go into the gym. I'm not saying it will work for you but it sure worked for me.

u/sloppytroy · 2 pointsr/gainit

Don't have it myself but ive heard good things about the ninja

u/instant_massage · 2 pointsr/gainit

For the next month, eat anything and everything you see. Seriously. Definitely start with your protein shakes now, and even consider a weight gainer to help out a bit. Serious Mass really pushed me along in that first month.

Also, an absolute must-do: take a picture now. I forgot to take my before picture when I started lifting, and I regret it everyday. Take one now and post it on your fridge door, put one in your gym shoes, make it the background to your phone. Do anything to remind yourself of what you used to be -- and how you can be better.

u/InhumanWhaleShark · 2 pointsr/gainit

Lift weights and eat 1.5 scoops of this, twice a day. You'll gain weight. This powder is the only way I was able to bulk.

u/Frekwency · 1 pointr/gainit

Your lunch looks weak. Eat a chicken breast for lunch and a 1/3 cup of brown rice or figure something out. I'd also throw in a snack between lunch and dinner as that could be a 6 hour stretch (you should be eating roughly every 3 hours).

For my snack I have 2 PB&J sandwiches with a banana and milk.

Dinner for me is the same as lunch, except 2 nights a week I make steak with a fatty sauce + rice. I'm also eating 1/4 cup of broccoli with lunch and dinner.

With dinner I have a rounded teaspoon of creatine. It's pretty cheap and I do see results!

This is all at my weight (158lb). You need more than me and it sounds like you're getting less.

u/mightybird · 2 pointsr/gainit

There are tons of things you could do differently, but why don't you start off with something easy...

  1. Get one of these:

  2. Get a gallon of 2% milk.

  3. Get some frozen berries.

  4. Use a blender to mix two cups of milk with one scoop of the mass and a handful of berries. Drink it.

  5. Do this once in the morning and once in the evening, on top of eating everything you'd normally eat.

  6. Wait 3 weeks. You'll see a difference.

    Then read the FAQ.
u/encryptedwhisper · 1 pointr/gainit

I use the Serious Mass brand. I prefer the Banana flavor because chocolate is usually too sweet.

u/JediWolf · 1 pointr/gainit

Optimum Nutrition is cheaper if you buy the 2kg container, and the plastic container is easier to deal with imo.

u/triggsbonks · 2 pointsr/gainit

It might depend on how old the milk is (maybe the enzyme gets used up?). I personally use these drops in place of lactaid milk... they might work well in this situation!

u/mr-dogshit · 2 pointsr/gainit

I use ON Serious Mass (chocolate)... 1 heaped scoop with 500ml whole milk.

edit: if you're thinking of doing the same I'd recommend using a blender because it doesn't all fit in a typical shaker thing.

u/timmmmmmmmmmmmm · 1 pointr/gainit

I think its difficult to give an absolute number like 2 pounds/month. I know I've put on more than this.

OP, if you are worried I would buy some smart scales. They are cheap and will give you various body composition metrics.

For example

u/beermeajackncoke · 1 pointr/gainit

530 calories a pack. You get 27 of them.

Idk if I'm allowed to post links but this is what I've been ordering:

EDIT: I think there are other sellers on Amazon that may sell her for a few bucks cheaper. Take a look around.

u/blacklionguard · 1 pointr/gainit

I've had some luck with Muscle Feast Oats and Isopure Protein. No maltodextrin/sugar/etc.

u/BoredBurrito · 1 pointr/gainit

I use:

  • one scoop of Pro Gainer (650 cal, 60g protein)

  • 2 cups of 2% milk (280 cal, 20g protein) (Note: Whole milk nets you more calories, but I use 2% because I've got a history of cholesterol issues in my family)

  • 1 banana (100 cal)

    This gives me 1030 calories and 80g protein. If you add peanut butter, that'll give you another 200 cal/15g protein right there.
u/emarkus · 1 pointr/gainit

Actual dietitian here. This is what you want.

You have to consume ~500 EXTRA calories per day to put on a pound per week, btw.

u/BrunnerPB · 2 pointsr/gainit

amazon has inexpensive unflavored creatine from ON.

u/MightyJigsaw · -4 pointsr/gainit

Oh, only 100 calories. I take whey mostly for calories. Check this out: fucking 1250 calories per serving

u/JamesJuggernogg · 1 pointr/gainit

Here this one you just let it hang from the doorway it's built so it won't fall.

u/hiker923 · 3 pointsr/gainit
  • Multivitamin - Micronutrients (Vitamin D (1000-5000 iu daily, Magnesium 200-500 mg daily, etc)
  • Fish Oil: 250-500mg combined EPA/DHA (skip you eat fish 2-3 times a week)
  • Creatine : 3-5 grams per day
  • Whey Protein: As needed to hit your protein goal
  • Caffeine: 4-6mg/kg (optional, skip if you’re a coffee drinker)
u/SJHammer · 2 pointsr/gainit

I use to use ON Pro Complex Gainer. You should look at Now Carbo Gain It has all the carbs, mixes well, with no flavor. Just add whey to it, and you have your own gainer.

u/Panda-Man12 · 1 pointr/gainit

I was mistaken with the price. $40 is for the 27 pack of 360 calories and $50 for the 27 pack of 530 calories. Here's a link on amazon:

u/theaggressivenapkin · 0 pointsr/gainit

Bulk Supplements is cheap, flavorless and works well. I recently switched over from BSN after I was tired of paying an arm and a leg for it.

u/Astroturfer · 1 pointr/gainit

Problem is, you'll be hard pressed to find anything that delivers as much raw protein as Whey at that cost. $50 nets you a five pound jug that should last you several months:

You can also try lots of whole oats oatmel, greek yogurt and milk in a blender, but that also gets expensive and may not be any more economical than Whey...

u/JimNaysium · 6 pointsr/gainit

[Creatine] ( is one of the cheapest, most effective supplements you can take. Why wouldnt you take it?

Just get plain old [creatine mono] ( and take 5g per day, everyday, at anytime; no need to load. Anything more will be a waste of money, imo.

u/mastrann · 4 pointsr/gainit

I would not use a protein powder with creatine in it. Depending on how much protein I get in a day from normal food, I'll adjust how much whey powder I'm taking in (to meet my ~1g/lb body weight/day level). If creatine is mixed in the protein, that means my creatine dose would differ between days. This may be bad because 1) I may not get the 5g dose that is suggested or 2) I may get more than suggested and I'll piss it out which is a waste.

I use this whey:

I use this creatine: