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Old 05-02-2012, 08:53 AM   #1
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Someone asked me today, so I thought I would toss this out and let every chime in.

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what do you mean by eat big?
When you tell someone to "eat big", what does it mean?

If someone needs to "eat big", how should they eat?
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Old 05-02-2012, 09:01 AM   #2
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Eat like a horse. Eat every 3 or 4 hours. Eat big ass meals at least 3 times a day. Eat even when your brain is telling you that you don't need to.
That's what it means to me.
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Old 05-02-2012, 09:04 AM   #3
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I am reminded of the time I was complaining to a friend about how hard I was trying to get my weight up to 300 pounds and how tough it was for me to eat so much, and boo-hoo-hoo. The friend looked at me, clearly fed up with my whining, and remarked "I see several people over 300 lbs at work (he was a physical therapist) and they really don't seem to be trying all that hard! They weigh 300 and they don't try!"

This put it in better perspective for me. I even had the advantage of working out with weights to help boost my weight and these guys were out eating me and my best effort without so much as a second thought. If people can do it on accident, I could certainly do it on purpose! And I did. So can you.
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Old 05-02-2012, 09:20 AM   #5
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Eating big, to me means:
  1. 1.5-2 pounds of meat a day (chicken, beef and/or fish)
  2. A sweet potato, quinoa or brown rice with every meal
  3. Spinach, steamed green beans, or broccoli with every meal
  4. Mixing whey in where ever you can: Pancake/waffle mix, OJ, coffee
  5. Butter on veggies and olive oil in shakes
  6. A shake Post-Work Out and probably before bed
  7. Having to struggle to eat each meal at each sitting
  8. Never feeling hungry; almost always feeling like you have a full stomach
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Very simply, it means eating enough quality food to see the scale move in a positive direction. Scale not moving up? Eat more! Simple.
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Eat several times/day. Prolly 5-6 and NEVER be hungry.
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Eating about 2/3 what I want to. Sample day goes like this:

5-6 plates at the golden corral for breakfast

Half a dozen eggs and lots of bacon in a burrito. Add 4 oz cheese and sour cream

Plate of nachos, 4 tacos, and a 2 pound+ burrito for lunch

Spaghetti w/ 24 oz heavy meat sauce for second lunch

2 large deep dish pizzas for dinner

Blender Bomb of 2 bananas, 2 scoops whey, 2/3 cup PB, 1 cup heavy cream pre-bed
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