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2006/07/16 21:40:36 (permalink)
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beginners diet

hi all
i have got myself booked into a gym at long last ,so i am on my way.
now what i need to now is a set diet I.E what i should have on waking up which will be 5.30am as i will be at the gym at 6.30am and also what i need after the workout
im 6ft tall and 17stone 11 pounds of which most of it is my gut lol ive heard a lot on here about whey ?do i need to take it pre workout and post workout .
i just need a basic eating routine to get me started and then i can adjust it as i go along
thankyou all in advance
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    ToxicToffee
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    RE: beginners diet 2006/07/16 21:43:04 (permalink)
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    RE: beginners diet 2006/07/16 21:59:33 (permalink)
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    ok here i go.
    i dont really know if i need to cut ?im 17 stone 11 pound
    ive just starting at the gym as a complete novice i will be going tuesday,thursday,saturday
    i have no idea how many calories i take in during the day
    my goal is to get fitter and muscle up i have started swimming on a wednesday and friday aswell
    i am a self employed builder
    im sorry if the info is crap but im being honest and i dont what to seem i know something when i dont
    thankyou
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    ToxicToffee
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    RE: beginners diet 2006/07/16 22:07:27 (permalink)
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    post a sample day of your diet

    ie

    10am 3 pieces of toast and boiled egg
    12pm banana, apple

    and so on
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    wizard1963uk
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    RE: beginners diet 2006/07/16 22:22:45 (permalink)
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    ok
    i normally get up about 5.oclock and have a cuppa tea
    about 1.oclock will have maybe have a fry up in the cafe at work and a cuppa
    about six oclock i will have my dinner could be chops peas mash and gravy
    sometimes about 9 oclock i might have a take away meal indian
    and then to bed a bout 11 oclock
    as i say i have just started so i have no diet just the one ive always had and i need to change it to go with my new fitness regime so i really need a set eating plan for the day so im eating all the right things so im not training with all the wrong thing inside me as i say i am a complete beginer
    i do appreciate your help thankyou
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    RE: beginners diet 2006/07/16 22:25:14 (permalink)
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    ok the quality and quantity of the food is not suitable

    10 miuntes reading below may help

    http://www.muscletalk.co.uk/fb.asp?m=1101455

    the diet lacks protein
    micronturietns
    essential fats

    its high processed
    loaded with saturated fat
    lacks qualit fruit and veg
    has poor structure
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    RE: beginners diet 2006/07/16 22:50:42 (permalink)
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    thankyou its a great read
    so now i know what i should be eating,a far cry from chop and mash
    just a couple of things
    1 how many meals a day
    2 and what portion size
    thanks
    would you be able to give me a basic diet plan for the day
    thanks
    post edited by wizard1963uk - 2006/07/16 22:56:19
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    RE: beginners diet 2006/07/16 23:02:12 (permalink)
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    try and eat every 3 hours.
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    RE: beginners diet 2006/07/17 05:13:11 (permalink)
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    The portions will depend on your goals and needs.

    If you want someone to design the diet plan for you then you can contact James: http://www.muscletalk.co.uk/fb.asp?m=1104321
    or Toxic.
    post edited by James - 2006/07/18 22:09:44

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