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    Hi

    A tentative first post in a forum i'd never have thought i'd ever find myself in... :-)

    I have recently f'd myself up and fractured my hip/back, which kinda delays my plan to put on some weight and get in shape. BMI is normal but i'm a beanpole with precious little fat (or anything, lol...) to speak of. Diet is healthy.

    'Starting Strength' is on the way. Will kick of swimming 3-4 times a week next week.

    From what i've gathered by reading around the topic, you need something to make muscle from - something i don't seem have. My question is whether there is any point doing the 'eating tons and drinking milk' thing (to any extent at all) 3 or 4 weeks before i will get stuck into it properly, or whether i'll just get uselessly fat...

    Stupid question, but i can't (easily, quickly, lazily) find an answer!
    Cheers,
    Mike
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    Depends what your weight is and how much you can eat.

    Might be useful to train yourself to eat a little more..... but no point to be forcing the stuff down nw.
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    Cool, cheers :-)
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    (Original post by brabzzz)
    My question is whether there is any point doing the 'eating tons and drinking milk' thing (to any extent at all) 3 or 4 weeks before i will get stuck into it properly, or whether i'll just get uselessly fat...
    Unless you're chronically underweight you will just get fat. By all means start eating better and start creating some healthy eating habits but don't embark on a bulking diet, or a hardgainer diet, without increasing your activity level to match it.
 
 
 
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