Bigger, Smaller, Bigger

A hypothetical fight between  UFC welterweight george St Pierre and UFC Middleweight Anderson Silva spawned an experiment by St Pierre’s trainers and what I can only assume is a masochist. Nate Green gained, cut and regained 20lbs in 34 days.  The first link has the full write up, here is a briefer link.

Here’s the key:

So how much food does it actually take to gain 20 pounds? I went through and added everything I ate in 28 days. Here it is:

  • 65 pounds of meat
  • 54 bananas
  • 84 scoops of protein powder
  • 72 pieces of bread
  • 36 sweet potatoes
  • 7 jars of almond butter
  • 5 jars of fruit jam
  • 8 jars of sauerkraut
  • 144 cups of vegetables
  • 36 pieces of fruit
  • 72 squares of dark chocolate
  • 8 bags of frozen blueberries and raspberries
  • 7 cans of coconut milk
  • 4 cartons of heavy whipping cream
169.6 lbs

169.6 lbs

190.2 lbs

190.2 lbs

169.7 lbs - dehydrated

169.7 lbs – dehydrated

186.6 lbs 24 hrs of rehydration

186.6 lbs 24 hrs of rehydration

20 lean lbs in 28 days, almost 10 in the first week. Apparently, the rest of us are doing things seriously wrong!

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