“Every Meal Is a Chore”: 350 Lbs Bodybuilding Monster Reveals The Dieting Secrets That Helped Him Become Humongous

Published 04/02/2024, 7:30 AM EDT

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Do you want to go on bulk and put on some mass? Then you’re lucky because one of the biggest bodybuilders on the planet, Craig Golias, aka Goliath, is here to share his diet routine and how he gained 350 pounds from being a skinny kid during his high school days. 

In a recent podcast with the Goku of the bodybuilding world, Nyle Nayga, Golias shared the number of carbs and proteins he consumed during the bulking phase along with the maintaining phase. Let’s delve deeper and find out the exact number.

Goliath’s carb-focused diet


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I never have an appetite. Oh man, dude, every meal is a chore; you know, I mean, you saw me eating, you saw it took a while, yeah, that was just a little pu**y a** meal, you know,” shared Goliath. The IFBB Pro asked Golias about his daily caloric intake, to which the mass monster replied,” I don’t count my calories; I count my carbohydrates, my fats, and my proteins.


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The 350-pound bodybuilder disclosed that right now he is just maintaining his physique, so he consumes four meals. The first three meals consist of 100 grams of carbs, and the last meal includes 200 grams and 75 grams of post-workout carbs. The mammoth bodybuilder consumes roughly 675 grams of carbs in a day to maintain his physique. While in his bulk phase, he used to consume between 800-1000 grams of carbs each day.

On being asked about his protein intake, Goliath replied, “I am not a big protein guy.” He consumes around 250 grams of protein in a sequence of 200 grams in a meal, and the rest 50 grams in powder form. Despite his 350-pound body weight, he only consumes 250 grams of protein. 

Golias was not a behemoth from the start. In his teenage years, he used to be a skinny with long hair. But one day he took inspiration from a 300-pound bodybuilder, and everything changed.


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Golias was inspired by Jay Cutler

In the same podcast with Goku, the 350-pound bodybuilder shared the time when he thought of gaining size. It was then that Golias took motivation from the four-time Mr. Olympia Jay Cutler to gain a monstrous physique. Cutler used to weigh around 300 pounds in his prime. On Goliath’s first show, he saw Cutler guest posing at the event and got influenced. The rest is history.

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It wasn’t just Cutler that inspired Golias, but the seven-time Mr. Olympia Arnold Schwarzenegger also had a role in him starting bodybuilding. On the other hand, nowadays, he is taking motivation from Paul Dillett. Despite not being the bulkiest during his teenage, Golias never gave up and took inspiration from the finest. Now he’s one of the largest bodybuilders on the planet. What bodybuilder inspires you? Let us know in the comments.

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Written by:

Karan Yadav


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Karan Yadav is a Bodybuilding writer at EssentiallySports. His journey to the bodybuilding realm started during the lockdown, where he found inspiration and dedication from those engaged in the sport. A stickler for fitness tips, Karan keenly follows his idols Chris Bumstead and Mike O’Hearn for covering the information they give out through their social media.
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Abhishek Manikandan