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Nutrition Diet Plan For Bulking Up

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As we all know that nutrition plays a vital role to transform your body. Approximately it accrued all over 60 percent. Apart from that 30 percent is your workout and 10 percent rest. Therefore, we bring a full day best nutrition for bulking up. By following this nutrition plan you can gain quality of lean muscle mass within a few months.  Here we will tell you about a perfect balanced diet for bulking highly recommended by professionals.

To follow our Full Week Bulk up exercise plan click here.

At first you have to calculate your daily calories requirement according to your height, weight and age. You can follow this 3 procedures to find out your daily basis calorie requirement.

Calculate Your BMR.

Usually we calculate BMR with the help of your Height, Weight and Age comprising moderate activity assume (5 days in a week). For example your BMR is 1800.

The formula to find out your maintenance calorie is BMR x 1.5.

For example- 1800 x 1.5 = 2700 calories.

Therefore, your maintenance calories is 2700.

Add Extra Nutrition Calories For Bulking Up.

To gain lean muscle mass you have to add some extra calories. For example if you want to gain 0.5lbs per week then you have to add 250 calories i.e. 2700 + 250 = 2950.

Similarly, add 500 calories 2700 + 500 = 3200, if you want to gain 1lbs per week.

Now, it is so important to breakdown your meal with reasonable quantity of micro and macro nutrients. Here are the example of micro breakdown-

Macronutrients Breakdown
Total CaloriesCarbohydrates (55%)Protein (25%)Fat (20%)

Best Diet for Bulking Up.

We designed a best bulking diet meal plan. This meal plan have 6 parts which consist protein, fats and healthy carbs. Which are more recommended nutrition diet for bulking up. 


Breakfast (Meal 1)

8:30 A.M-9:00 A.M 

6 Egg Whites1900
  • You can exchange brown bread with oats.
  • You can add or replace with sprouts.
  • Weight gaining breakfast.
  • Muscle gaining breakfast.
2 Whole Eggs12210
4 Brown bread with peanut butter10667
1 Cup oats9525

Mid-Morning (Meal 2)

11:00 A.M

1-2 Banana1300
  • 1 glass of fresh fruit juice.
20 Almonds441
Fruit Juice

Lunch (Meal 3)     

1:30 P.M-2:00 P.M.

120g Chicken breast30010 –
1 Cup of rice3451
200g Potato (Baked)438 0
Mixed Salad418 0

Snack (Meal 4)     

5:30 P.M.

Peanut Butter with 2 slice of brown bread (2 Spoon)136714 –
2 Banana130 0
1 Scoop Whey243 1

Dinner (Meal 5)   

07:30 P.M-8:00 P.M

5 Egg Whites or 100g Fish16-2506-9
  • Vegetarians can prefer 100g Paneer.                             
  • Always prefer salad without salt.
Mixed Salad3180
1 Cup Rice or 4 Chapati (Roti)3451

Before Bed (Meal 6) 10:00 P.M. 

1 Scoop Whey2431 –
1 Slice brown bread3151
100ml milk561
Total197g442g 61g

Bottom Line.

Apart from the above mentioned diet plan you must keep in mind some additional tips to get positive result, such as-

  • Always drink plenty of water. (3-4 liters of water).
  • Take your meal in every 2 to 2.5 hours.
  • Train 4 to 5 days in a week.
  • Take cheat foods (Pizza or parantha) once in two weeks.
  • Prefer home-made food if possible.
  • Avoid smoking and alcohol.
  • Sleep at least for 8 hours.
  • Avoid junk food, beverages.

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