I'm back into bulking mode after being in maintenance mode this winter. My new bulking meal plan is based on this bulking diet with slightly fewer carbs. My goal is to add muscle mass with a bit of fat while adding in healthier food choices.
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...
If you're looking to break your bench press PR's, these techniques and tips continue to help me and other powerlifters push more weight every year. Implementing these techniques can take you from a beginner bench presser to intermediate and beyond a lot faster than if you didn't. But mastering them does take practice, repetition, and adjusting the technique for each person's different biomechanics.
Our bodies need more nutrition than protein and carbohydrates for overall good health and big muscle and strength gains. We get those extra nutrients and vitamins through the food we eat and multivitamins we take. But all food isn't grown or processed the same. This leaves us with food that doesn't reach its full potential nutritionally.
In this article, I'll go over 3 ways to get the best, nutrient-packed food for your grocery dollar.