still not gaining weight on 2500 calories a day
i don't know what i'm doing wrong
I don't know what i'm doing wrong
still not gaining weight on 2500 calories a day
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wanna change bodies? id love to be a skelly. atleast id look good in clothes, or even become a runway model
expecting to gain weight on 2500kcal a day
Do you weight 125lbs ?
post diet so we can help
inb4 2 big macs
I'm not losing weight on 1700 cals, been about 3 months now, on the other hand my waist line has been dropped (2 inches). I think the scales at my gym are fried.
6'0 62kg skeleton here
It took my body 3 months to gain 1kg
3 months later I gained 5kg no problem. + gym
I think you're body just needs to adapt.
Patience is key.
wants to weigh more than the average joe
eats the minimum recommended intake for the average joe
You don't know what you're doing wrong?
tfw cutting on 2800 kcals
Manlets, get off my board.
I am 6'2, weigh like 160 - 170 lbs
2500kcal is a lot
did you know the 2000 kcal a day recommanded on every food package you see is the bare minimum for a sedentary average maggot ?
Not him, but I'm in the same boat at 122lbs.
bowl of cereal in the morning
half a gallon of milk throughout the day
4 scrambled eggs
2 peanut butter and jelly sandwichs
2 huge ass oats shakes
some snacks if I'm hungry after that
Is this true? I thought I was doing good at 2200-2500. Pls no ruse
Post a day from your fitness tracker. IF you don't have one, gtfo because you are eating less than you think.
I started escaping skelly mode at 3400 kcals a day. 5'10 68 kg now, hoping to hit 70 kg in a month or two. Also good sleep habits made a huge difference for my appetite.
Pls no ruse
using pic related as a reference, with approximative calculation as 175cm/80kg i'm something something between 2600 and 2800 kcal per day to maintain.
Do you not eat regular food? What are your shits like?
I'm currently 170cm and 73kg. What kind of maintainance do you think I should be eating, if you had some sort of crystal ball. I stand and move all day for my work and I work out 3 times a week.
Fucked metabolism. Eat more faggot
Yes, it's fucking true.
Use IIFYM calculator.
I'm sorry bro, I don't have the book in proximity so I can't get to the formula.
It's a formula with your age, weight, height, a multiplicator with your activity level etc.
you might try this calculator :
Same here. 5'8 and 123 lbs. I'm eating at 2500 cal but can't gain any weight. Lifts have stopped going up. Friend says I should dirty bulk at 3000...
literally maintenance tier for non lifters/women
u r an idiot
If you're 6'2 and wanting to gain weight it's recommended that you eat over 3000 calories a day
Im eating 3100 and not gaining weight. Get on my 6'2 level, fag.
If you're not gaining at 2500, then I wouldnt consider 3000 a 'dirty bulk.' That would just be a standard +500 TDEE bulk.
2500 calories a day is optimal for an average 5'10 sedentary adult man. You have to eat at a surplus to your TDEE if you want to gain weight you idiot, try 3000+
Hey OP, I'm your height and bulking as well. I try to get 4000 calories a day and I've put on over 50 pounds. I recommend you try to atleast get over 3000 calories if you want to see any serious results.
Use IIFYM calculator.
calculate with today
choose "Aggressive" bulking
be 6'5, 141lbs
Yeah, no. I know for a fact this doesn't work.
keep adding 500 kcal until it's good, not that hard
you can't have precision calculation with something so general.
You must be grossly overestimating your activity levels.
Try using the weight you WANT to be. Not the weight you are.
A 6'5 man should not be 141lbs. You can't blame the calculator for not being accurate with extremes like that I guess.
I mean, I weigh 14lbs more than you at (definitely) under 10%bf and I'm literally 5'6
eat actual food you retard
where is the fucking meat?
You eat like a 12 year old left home alone all day for the very first time.
Eat some fucking meat. Jesus Christ.
Stop doing half gomad and replace that with actual meals. Red meat and pasta should do the trick... The rest are just snacks.
Reached 75kg from 68kg in 2 months (i'm 6'0'')
Not a single increase since February
This isn't normal
Probably after you stood on them
I'm a skinny fuck and maintaining on 3200-3500kcal. Tough luck, just keep shoving food down your throat, eventually you will gain weight.
That's like my breakfast or a meal between actual meals
Then eat more you stupid nigger fuck
you're just not eating enough. Get back to me when you eat 3 meals a day, 4l of whole milk, 300g of honey, 50g of oil of your choice.
Going from 68 to 75kg at your height you now have a higher BMR, so you have to adjust (increase) your calorie intake again.
you are lying to yourself thats your problem
Why would I lie?
well your TDEE is low when you are that thin so it will raise as you gain weight. Calculators aren't always 100% accurate, it verries a lot from calculator and person. If you aren't gaining weight at that number, increase the calories, it's pretty simple.
ur not eatin enuf
these are your options:
misscalculating daily activity levels
misscalculating calories consumed
12% body fat here
My caloric consumption when doing NO exercising is 2500kcal. I doubt you are eating enough to gain anything.
You're not eating enough.
Even if I flip that (current at 180, goal at 200), it's a measily 2700. Literally one pb&j sandwich difference. You all preach this bro science but at the end of the day, it makes no sense on paper.
What about calories burned from walking? I walked 8,007 steps (4.4mi) through the course of the day and burned 2298cal. Should I be adding another 2300 to my TDEE?
kek, there's something wrong with your numbers
p-pic please? (no homo)
Literally what Garmin tells me. I don't think it's too far off (health.harvard.edu
Walking: 3.5 mph (17 min/mi) 120 149 178
WTF are you talking about? 2300 is way too much
After using Scooby's calculator in the sticky, it says I should be eating ~2500cal a day to gain muscle.
Am I using the calculator correctly?
For activity level I put sedentary and for goal I put gain muscle/lose fat.
I'm 6'1, 160lbs.
wtf, I'm 6'0" at 156 lbs and my maintenance for muscle gain at 3x week of workout is 3k per day atleast
UR ALL SO DUMB KILL URSELVES FUCK OFF READ THE STICKY UR NO EXCEPTION CALORIES IN AND OUT RETARDDDDDDD
so what am I doing wrong?
be a 6’0 walking holocaust memorial
eat 2500 a day
go from 65 to 75
stop gaining weight
start eating at 3000
start gaining weight again
weird how nature do that
I should also mention that I don't work out (yet)
pls no bully
Im the same height than you, i was on a 3,500 kcal diet, last month i only gained 400 gr, now i add 300 kcal more. You should eat more, 2,500 its almost maintence.
why would you want to gain weight without working out
I want to figure out how much I need to eat for when I do start going to the gym
Just stop putting it off and go to the gym. I'm 162 at 6'1'' and eat around 3500 callories a day.
I've asked this multiple times already with no answers, but will this diet make me gain weight if I combine it with SL5x5?
150gr cottage cheese
big tuna, ssalmon or chicken sandwich with veggies
100gr buckwheat or rice
broccoli or veggie mix
2 scoops of mass gainer
Current weight: 74kg / 163lbs
Height: 1.84m / 6ft
eat more faggot
How much more? When do I stop?
I don't want to turn into a bloatlord.
I'm 6'1 / 175 / 12% and maintain at 3500 kcal / day. Step it up fampai
do you even lift? serious question.
lift and eat, you'll see if you BLOATMAXX or not. but 3.000 ~ 3500 for some time will give you good results.
U wot mate
Eat more, it's not rocket science you simp
I've been lifting for a month now, seeing progress with my diet I posted.
Will adding 500 cals improve my lifts and gainz more?
you are clearly burning 2500 calories a day. Eat 3000.
You're eating the average maintenance caloric requirement for an adult male. Eat more.
2500kcal is not a lot.
Check your measurements. It's possible you are either fucking that up or the foods your are eating are misstating their nutritional facts, which is also totally possible. Add 250 more calories and keep going.
Nevermind, OP is a dumbshit who didn't bother to calculate his TDEE.
I've weighed pretty much exactly 150lbs for 6+ years now. No change in diet or activity level has ever had any impact on it. In those 6 years I've had periods where I was still living with my parents and had a shit tier diet, years of living with my gf with a different, healthier diet and years of living alone with a pretty good diet, periods where I was lifting regularly, periods where I was mostly sedentary, etc. In those 6 years my max weight was 152lbs and my lowest 147lbs.
how much are you shitting? you could be shitting out most of those calories. Start doing intermittent fasting while bulking on 3k calories. See what happens.
tfw have a meal
holy shit thank fuck dont have to eat for another 4 hours
watch few videos on jew tube
glance at clock
4 hour already passed
have to eat
Have a peanut butter sandwich right after every meal, wash it down with milk or a shake. Get those extra calories in before you are feeling too full from the meal.
Wish i was you brah, its the other way around for me.
ok now i dont have to eat for 4 hours h-haha
hungry again after 1 hour
Cutting is pain.
being such a little bitch that you can't eat more
LMAO @ ur life, I ate 2500 calories for breakfast this morning, thanks IHOP
Eating maintenance calories and excercising hard
Not putting on weight
More calories my dude.
Pic related is my daily calories to put on .5kg a week
Quick reminder that nobody actually likes the bloattard at the gym. We may respect your lifts, but we're all disgusted by your appearance.
6’0 walking holocaust memorial
Quick reminder that nobody actually likes the bloattard at the gym. We may respect your lifts, we we're all disgusted by your appearance.
Literally eat more. I went from 110 to 170, you can do it too bro
the best way to gain weight if you cant regularly is to eat a lot of junk food, gaining weight is so much easier that loosing it, just eat until you reach your goal and then work on your body from there, worked for me when i was skinny af
You guys metabolism must be so freaking high, eat like 8000 kcal
Fucking eat more. Jesus, who the fuck expects to gain on 2,500? OP, this shit has rustled my jimmies.
just do go mad mate
was that so hard? Now I know roughly what I should eat
guys I don't know what I'm doing wrong
eats like a 12 years old
5 kg a month?
Man, I'm 6'2" and I weigh like 135.
I eat this stuff cutting mang, get some meat son, beef is king
Just be happy your aren't 6'2 and 230. Being fat makes me want to die.
Then... eat more.
You might have parasites. I would go see a doc. That's not an healthy weight
bulk up to 84kg
dont wanna stop because all my lifts are still increasing
Eh, everyone in my family has this sort of build. I think it's just that the Okinawan genetics kick in pretty hard.
goal weight 180
Do you want to be a twink forever?
I've gained 4-5 lb in two weeks. Started lifting 2 weeks ago with 3k diet. 6' 158-162.5. Too much food?
fuck I wish I had your problem
can gain muscle in a heartbeat but takes FOREVER to lose fat
OMAD is the only way I can cut. I find it harder to not eat if I have small portions vs just not eating all day then stuffing myself at dinner
How the fuck is this 2500 calories you dumb cunt?
Oh I see, you've only seen the inside of a gym from pictures on fit, otherwise there is no way a person who is that height can be fat unless he is a vegetable
Walking burns ~80-100 calories per mile. We would all starve to death if your gay little garmin was right. And I don't give a fuck if Harvard made a list, how did they even come up with those numbers?
brainletposting was made for you
this is true. I've personally experienced the same. Think about it, is your body going to go from nothing burn storing literally no calories because it is so slow because you never have to do anything but type at a keyboard all day from "Oh yeh lets just flow all my extra mass and energy to my ceps, abs, and pecs in the next 6 weeks." NO Be patient your body is not a perfectly tuned machine it's an organic system, you will make it
You are like little baby
Your counting wrong, eat less fatty.
lucky as fuck dude literally just EAT MORE
I'll use this thread for my own skelly concerns. I've been (slowly) gaining weight, my goal is 75, ideally 80 but probably impossible. Anyway, is it really a bad idea to do martial arts while bulking?
I wanted to start krav maga. I think maybe some cardio and real training (because lifting weight is a meme) to get rid of my new belly and overall fat while getting strong and knowing i can beat everyone aroudn like terminator
nope imo taking up more activities makes you less depressed and also motivated to eat even more food
Clearly not a LONDON but are you a LONDON?
If you're one of those hard-gainers, there's a good chance you're not actually eating 2500 cal a day. I've had skellies tell me they eat 3k and after spending time with them realize they're not even close to 1750.
Honestly, 2500 isn't even much. I gotta eat 3500 just to gain size (6'0", 185lbs)
Eat, eat more and then drink once you can no longer eat. We're all gonna make it bro.
is there any reason why these people have trouble eating? asking for myself
I have IBS personally. If I eat certain foods I get diarrhea for a couple of days and basically stop digesting food.
You're not having 2500 calories. it's as simple as that. It took me a long time of this denial to actually understand how much that was. When you are counting them and actually having 2500 calories you will increase
Habit. Being raised as a peckish eater who stops eating when you're full (not when your plate is cleared) leaves you just as inclined to under-eating as childhood obesity leaves people inclined to a lifetime of unhealthy dietary habits. There is a massive amount of psychological inertia that stops people from changing their lifestyle, and not just fatties.
I used to supervise a skeleton child (~18, new to the military) that was trying to start lifting and get big, so I instructed him on counting calories and getting swole. When I actually observed what he would eat... he would get a cheeseburger and fries for lunch, eat two bites of the burger and about 4 or 5 fries, then stop. In his mind, he had a cheeseburger and fries for lunch.
Hardgainers are a myth. There is only how much you're eating, and how much you THINK you're eating.
Small stomachs. Hard gainers often ate little their whole lives, so naturally their bodies get full on less.
When you eat tons, your stomach expands to accomodate the food, over time allowing you to eat more. It's why my 1k breakfasts or 2k dinners are possible.
You'll feel sick, but you know the saying - eat big to get big. Just don't eat too big (TDEE + 500) or you'll become a fat fuck.
overweight retard with no muscle coping mechanism.exe
It's like you can't read either
not him but 5'8 and been stuck at 135 for what feels like for ever.
was easily around 100 in highschool
Okay guys, obviously my diet is shit then. What would an okay, affordable bulking diet look like?
STOP EATING BREAD
oat shakes are supposed to be fillers in between meals, you are currently lacking a decent dinner meal. Add 150g of chicken with some rice and broccoli or something for dinner
blaming it on his genetic
Dude the reason why your family is "built" like that is they all don't eat so much
I can help it if I can't lose weight my family is built like that it's genetics
Kill yourself you are never going to make it
This. If you're not gaining, add more until you do and repeat.
You need 3000
1 (ONE!) bowl of cereal for breakfast
2 slices of bread (aka what a 7 year old eats for breakfast)
lolmilk because i don't want to adapt to eating more
"huge ass" oat shakes
NO FUCKING DINNER
Sort yourself out. You're not stuck, that would imply you couldn't get out if you tried, but you're not trying
tfw getting fat as fuck on 2400 cal
I'm 5'9" and 175 lbs, why the fuck is it all coming on as fat?
I am 6" ~55KG and had only started eating varying foods since 8 years ago as before that I ate only liquid foods, though my stomach is intolerant of very much food I am unsure just how much progressive I have made since my dreadful Auschwitz like form a few years ago, I must accelerate my efforts
Either you aren't lifting enough (since you prematurely crybaby inb4'd it like a bitch), or your diet is bad/too little sleep. Muscles are rebuilt during sleep you know? Oh and drink more water. If it's less than 3L a day it's not enough
This is probably the right answer
Alright let's assume you're a manlet and you never engage in any sports. That would put your TDEE to about 2k kcal.
Now to gain 1 kilogram of weight / 2 pounds of weight you would need approximately 7thousand kalories.
So if you clear those conditions (manlet + no physial activity) then you would need roughly 14 weeks to gain that 1 kilo.
Tl;dr: You're like a fat chick claiming that losing weight is impossible cause you're too stupid to do basic math.
Apparently, eating 2500 calories. The food goes in your mouth user. Just start eating 3000.