That's alright. I didn't know that you usually don't go on the forum during the weekends.
You mean, I am missing the basic principles of recovery? Otherwise, I have been trying to follow the program to the T.
Well, you know what I don't understand is that in the SS book, before Rippetoe said that skinny guys should have gained roughly 60% LBM and 40% bodyfat in about 3 months, he said that skinny guys should have gained 40 lbs. in those 3 months. Given those above premises he made, then 60% of 40 lbs. being LBM would mean that about 24 lbs. out of 40 lbs. gained would be gains in LBM. Therefore, Rippetoe ultimately seems to be implying that a skinny guy should have gained about 24 lbs. of muscle within three months. Yet, that it's impossible for anyone to do even if one were to follow the program and their nutritional regimen to the T, especially given the fact that the SS program is not even a bodybuilding program.
I skimmed through it, and one of Artem's main problem was that he didn't really follow a good weight training program consistently. Though, I think that the point that you were trying make is that while it's beneficial for a skinny beginner to put on a lot of weight when working on gaining muscle mass and strength, at a certain point adding more weight will become counterproductive. Otherwise, anything more than about 40-50 lbs. in a year will mean that you are adding excess useless fat.
I don't want to eat a lot foods and/or drink liquids that have a considerable amount of cholesteroI, saturated fat, refined sugars, etc. Also, I haven't tried the chicken parm hero, but I'll look into that.
And, again, what exactly did you eat yesterday?
Oh, So gaining 10-20 lbs. of bodyweight increases your overall strength by increasing the amount of stored energy and macronutrients your body is able to use to recover your nervous system and to build more muscle tissue for the following workouts?
Well, then I supposed my specific goals would be to increase my squat to 300 lbs. x 5, deadlift 375 lbs., bench press 210 lbs. x 5, OH press 135 lbs. x 5, power clean 135 lbs. x 5 all within about 3 months from now.