VWVortex.com - Gomad alternatives
Username or Email Address
Do you already have an account?
Forgot your password?
  • Log in or Sign up


    Results 1 to 5 of 5

    Thread: Gomad alternatives

    1. Member veedubbin's Avatar
      Join Date
      Oct 13th, 2001
      New Richmond, OH
      2012 Passat S manual
      04-23-2012 08:00 AM #1
      I need some help... Here is my story...
      I and 6'2 and weigh 160lbs. I weighed 195 a year ago and have been doing starting strength and eating paleo. I am between 10-12%BF down from 20-25%. I feel great but I would like to put on some weight. Right now I consume ~2500 calories a day all from fruit, vegetables, meat and potatoes. I wanted to do gomad, but I have a dairy sensitivity and when I consume dairy I get sinus infections and terrible acne. My numbers are (1RM) Bench:185 squat:215 dead:315 OHP:115. I already eat 7-10 eggs a day so doing DEAD is not really an option. This was my though, adding in an extra sweet potato with a can of coconut milk (native forest is 770 calories a can) and a scoop or two of ON gold whey. Do you think this would do the trick or is it best to suffer through gomad for a bit to get the growth hormone from the milk? Also I will be switching my routine to 5/3/1. Thanks

    2. Member XiaoNio's Avatar
      Join Date
      Nov 22nd, 2005
      Sac, CA
      10 MCS JCW, 14 Speed Triple R
      04-23-2012 08:40 AM #2
      Eat a sweet potato during your workout and have a coconut milk/protein shake before bed. See how you respond.

      On the other hand, I don't think 5-3-1 as prescribed is a particularly good choice if you're trying to do a high intensity, caloric surplus plan. The program moderates intensity for long term gains. If you're spiking your caloric intake with the intention of quick gains, you should probably go with a higher intensity program.

    3. 04-23-2012 08:58 AM #3
      Milk isn't magic, it's just a cheap and easy way to get more calories in.

      Sent from my SGH-I897 using Tapatalk

    4. 06-22-2012 12:12 AM #4
      You can gain weight by increasing the size of your muscles or by increasing your fat stores. Start with a calorie calculator to determine the number of calories you you'll need to consume every day to gain weight. You'll probably need to increase your calorie intake. You can do that by eating a larger volume of food or by choosing foods that are energy-dense (higher in calories).

      Timothy M. McClellan

    5. Member kryptonik's Avatar
      Join Date
      Apr 26th, 2003
      Salt Lake City, UT
      2015 4Runner TEP w/ KDSS
      06-22-2012 09:48 AM #5
      Get on the pizza diet. Pizza is awesome, and it will definitely pack on calories.

    For advertising information click HERE

    Posting Permissions

    • You may not post new threads
    • You may not post replies
    • You may not post attachments
    • You may not edit your posts