Alright, since I’m fairly new to the boards, I figure I might as well give you a short synopsis of me. My whole life, I was fat. Last year, I changed it, and from January '07 to January ‘08 I lost about 110 lbs. I weighed in (at the heaviest) at about 350 lbs. I’d done some lifting for a year or so before I changed my weight, but mostly benching and other bullshit like that. Now I’m sitting at about 5’11", maybe close to 6’ at about 240 lbs. and 17% BF. I lost a shit load of strength off my bench in the last year and still haven’t gotten it back up to where it use to be, and my squats and deads have been making some improvements.
Anyway, is anyone else on here a former fat boy? If so, what does your diet look like, how many carbs, how much protein, calories, fats, etc. Also, when is a good cut-off point in the day for carbs, (aside from post-workout.) I’ve been trying to get around 3,000 cals with anywhere from 350-400 g of protein, and I’ve been trying to cut carbs out, but I’m trying to eat fruits as well so it’s tough. It also seems like sometimes I’m getting too much fats with eggs, red meats, and things like that.
Secondly, do any of the afforementioned FFBs have any sort of problems with dips or pull-ups? I can do some dips if they’re first in the workout, (which they’re not,) but can’t do any sort of pull-ups whatsoever.
Anyway, any sort of constructive input is appreciated.