011. Randy’s 45 Pound Weight Gain At Age 55 – Part 1 – The World Of Muscle

011. Randy’s 45 Pound Weight Gain At Age 55 – Part 1

In this episode, we cover what we alluded to in a previous episode.  Randy’s 45-pound weight gain.

Likely due to a skin condition Randy dropped from a 185-190 lbs down to the low 160s.

He describes in this first part over 27 minutes exactly what he did and how long it took him to get to a comfortable 208 lbs at the tender age of 55 over 8 months.

00:47 Tamas introduced the podcast topic. Tamas and Randy talk about Randy’s weight gain and loss which is also termed as a “yo-yo diet”

01:45 Randy mentioned that he gained about 45lbs.He mentioned that he had this skin condition that he is dealing with which brought about the change of weight.

05:19 Randy pointed out that his histamine cup is full and he has to be careful of certain foods that have more histamine.

05:28 Randy added that we live in a culture where our diets have changed.

09:14 Randy mentioned that he has to up his calories with raw dairies, protein, carbs, and starch.

09:54 Randy mentioned that he trained 3 times a week and still recover and noticed that he started getting bigger.

10:57 Tamas asked how much did Randy have to eat. Randy mentioned that he almost had 40% more.

16:50 Randy discussed his training, before dropping the weight. Randy mentioned that his training stayed basically the same, his sessions never exceeded an hour.

19:02 Tamas asked Randy about the difference of the training when he was gaining weight. Randy mentioned that there’s not much difference.

21:49 Tamas summarized that Randy has a skin condition which increased his body heat which made him lose a lot of calories and lost around 30 lbs. Randy was getting weak and he has to up his calories and roughly over 6 months, Randy was above what he used to be which 208 lbs.

24:15 Randy mentioned that they weren’t any downfall at all.

24:50 Randy pointed out that the take away is that if people would like to build muscles, they have to eat.

26:57 Tamas mentioned about the importance of recovery and rest.

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Mentioned in this episode:

In The Gym with Mike Petrella: Season 2 – Episode 3 – History of Exercise Machines

In The Gym with Mike Petrella: Season 2 – Episode 5 – History of Steroids

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Terry Strand

Randy, you are the most excellent iron historian writing today. And these podcasts are the icing on the cake. Keep it up, my iron brother. I will pass this on to Bob Gajda, Bill Seno, and the whole Chicago gang!!!

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