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Strong in 8 Meal Plan and Supplements

Eat to stay Strong with My Strong in 8 diet and supplement plan

Strong in 8 Meal Plan and Supplements

To really maximize strength you need to not just train like a beast in the gym, but you also have to eat like a beast in the kitchen.

And a beast gets its strength and energy from fueling its body properly. If maximal strength is your true goal then you should consider following more of a mass-gain eating plan as I have outlined below.

This diet follows my Updated Muscle-Building Nutrition Rules. I highly encourage you to read them by clicking on the link below:

Jim's Updated Muscle Building Nutrition

However, if you want to focus on losing body fat while you gain strength, consider my 1-2-3-Lean program, in my Books section.

Or my Super Shredded 8 Diet:

Super Shredded 8 Diet: Phases 1 and 2 Super Shredded 8 Diet: Phases 3 and 4 Super Shredded 8 Diet: Phases 5, 6 and 7 1-2-3-Lean Food Alternatives

Strong in 8 Program Basic Diet

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Totals: 3100 calories, 265 g protein, 260 g carbs, 110 g fat
(for the 180 pound person = 17 cals/pound, 1.5 g protein, 1.5 g/carbs and 0.5 g fat per pound)

On Workout Days add these Meals (or combine the pre and postworkout shakes into one large Pre/During/Postworkout Shake and drink about 1/3 within 30 minutes before the workout, another 1/3 during the workout, and the final 1/3 at the end of the workout):

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This will bring up the Totals to: 3700 calories, 335 g protein, 340 g carbs, and fat stays at 110 grams (for the 180 pounder that = 21 cals/pound, about 1.8 grams of protein per pound, just shy of 2 grams of carbs per pound, and fat stays at about .5 grams per pound of body weight)

Modifying the Diet

One of the more frequent questions I get about my diets and supplement programs is what to do if you lift first thing in the morning or late at night. The answer to both is quite simple.

If you wake up and pretty much head to the gym within an hour of waking or so, do this: Take

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