6 Great Carbs For Hardgainers

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Fill up on these carbs during the off season.

Carbs are an essential part of your diet. They offer energy and can help with the bulking process. But it’s not just used for energy. For a bodybuilding pro or novice hardgainer, the right kind of carbs can be used to bulk up and put on massive size during the off season. Take a look at a list of carbs that you can use to bulk.

Breakfast Cereal

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Cereal is a great high calorie source while at the same time giving you great energy for a hard workout. Of course, we aren’t talking about sugary cereals here – look for cereals with high fiber content are great because it makes for slow digestion which can provide longer lasting energy reserves for a tough session in the gym.

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