Monster funk food day – preparation

<Original post from 2016>

It’s less than 24 hours left to the big day and I’m in full preparation. I’ve just come from the store where I have purchased the ingredients for meal NR 1. during the day I will drink lots of water to widen my stomach and make room for the junk. inspired by my attempt tomorrow, my good friends Jocke and Samuel are having a monster junk day today. Samuel’s day contains 2 pizzas, 1 plate of kebab + french fries, potato chips, cheese curls, chocolate, etc!

Anyway, here is the detailed plan for tomorrow. It turns out that my first estimate was a bit low. The total plan is for over 10 000 calories and I’ve never done that before! At first, I was doubtful that I could pull it off, but I realized that my previous trials have only been 1 meal. If I spread the 10k out over 12 hours, I’m a lot more optimistic!

09.00 Wake up. BCAA + caffeine
09.30 Full body workout to deplete the last glycogen in my muscles. It’s now day 4 with no carbs and I should be pretty empty anyway. The reason for the depletion workout is to minimize fat gain during the proceeding meals. Research shows that a meal that closely follows a depleting workout has a super-compensating effect on glycogen re-storage. This means that muscles will more than usual store consumed carbohydrates and less than usual store consumed fat.

10.30 Put down the weight and call my local pizza shop to have one prepared to bring home from the gym.

10.32 BCAA + creatine

11.00 200g grapefruit juice. Acts to minimize insulin spike during the junk meal nr 1. Also green tea + caffeine to get digestion system moving.

11.10 commence monster junking! I know from experience that I hit my fullness threshold at about 50-60 minutes.

13.30 90 seconds of body weight exercise. This will activate the GLUT-4 transport mechanism of even more glycogen storage. This is done an hour and a half after the meal when the insulin and glucose levels probably are the highest.

15.20 90 seconds of air squats + triceps wall extensions in the bathroom stall at the cinema.

15.22 200g grapefruit juice

15:30 Watch deadpool + eat meal nr 2

17.00 5 km bike ride home from cinema. Stop by supermarket to purchase meal nr. 3.

20.30 call pizza delivery

20.45 Green tea

21.00 90 seconds body weight exercise

21.02 200g grapefruit juice

21.05 Meal nr 3!

23.45 90 seconds body weight exercise

24.00 pass out


Right now, I’m pretty sure that I can pull it off! The strategies and tips come from “Lyle McDonald – Ultimate diet 2.0”, and “Tim Ferris – 4 hour body”. It will be interesting to see how it goes. The hardest part will no doubt be to perform those 90 seconds body weight exercises with a full (but satisfied) stomach.

Author: Danny

Life is an adventure! I believe in participating in life - not standing on the side and watching it. Here I will write about all my passions, big and small. Follow my exciting trips around the world as well as my almost normal days at home, wherever it may be at the moment.. If you like inspiration, travel, challenges, training, fashion, self improvement, culture, food and gear - look no further! So to all my stalkers, congratulations! Now you can enjoy watching my life closely at home with your computer, those cold nights with binoculars aimed at my window are finally over. I'll finish my first post by quoting Bilbo (a character in J.R.R Tolkien's The lord of the rings) with a line that ever since I heard it as a child (about 2 years ago) has left a trace in my memory: " It's a dangerous business, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to"

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