Getting sick obviously sucks. Months of gains disappearing in a matter of days. I don't get sick too often. The last time it was food poisoning, which was beyond my control.
I'm always looking for a bulking-on-a-budget recipe that tastes like it was ordered from a restaurant. This is a recent addition to my recipe arsenal on the road to getting huge. Perfect crispy-skin chicken wings with an addictive 5-star honey garlic sauce.
If you can train with someone else or a group of powerlifters, go for it. There's many benefits of having training partners and it's more fun. Some of my best years of training happened when I was training in a powerlifting garage gym. But circumstances change. Here are a few things I've learned along the way that helped improve training alone.
I eat a vegan or vegetarian powerlifter diet broken up into a few meals throughout the week to take a break from the saturated fat and LDL cholesterol content of eating whole dairy products and meat. I know there's many other ways to reduce the intake, but this is the way that I do it...