Jay Cutler's Top Mass-Building Meals For Incredible Growth!

What really gets Mr. Olympia Jay Cutler to this sun-blocking stature? Here are the top meals that help Jay continue to be the world's biggest (and best) bodybuilder.

Jay Cutler - professional bodybuilding's true mass monster! Charging around at a ground-shaking 290 lbs. in the off-season, Jay sure knows how to pack on the mass. But what really gets him to this sun-blocking stature when he's not preparing for a show? How does he get so much muscle packed onto his 5'9" frame?

How Does He Get So Much Muscle
Packed Onto His 5 Foot 9 Inch Frame?
"How Does He Get So Much Muscle Packed Onto His 5 Foot 9 Inch Frame?"

Read on to find out Jay Cutler's top five mass-building meals that make him the world's biggest bodybuilder.

Meal 1

Jay starts off his day by throwing back enough food that would normally feed a family of four. But when you're as big as a house, you need to consume enough nutrients to ensure your muscles are constantly growing. Jay's morning carbohydrate of choice has switched from oatmeal to Ezekiel bread over the years because he believes that Ezekiel bread follows a more healthy "blood-type diet" that helps him bring his body into better shape come competition time.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount per serving
Calories 923
Total Fat 18 g
Total Carbs 103 g
Protein 86 g

Meal 2

Jay Cutler is well aware of the muscle-building benefits of this food choice and that's why he incorporates it into his nutrition plan every day. In addition, he also includes rice in his food consumption because the benefits of complex carbohydrates, such as increased strength, when hitting the weights.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount per serving
Calories 1,121
Total Fat 44 g
Total Carbs 88 g
Protein 83 g

Meal 3

This is usually Jay's last meal before he trains mid-afternoon. The combination of chicken and rice feeds his muscles with the exact amount of protein and carbohydrates he needs before his relentless workouts. In the off-season Jay opts for white rice over brown in order to keep his calories high, maximizing his muscle mass.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount per serving
Calories 1,367
Total Fat 24 g
Total Carbs 176 g
Protein 100 g

Meal 4
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount per serving
Calories 721
Total Fat 6 g
Total Carbs 88 g
Protein 70 g

Over the past few years buffalo has quickly become one of the most sought-after protein choices for top athletes all over the world. The reason for this is because it's packed with vital nutrients for peak performance while still remaining one of the leanest protein sources available.

Once again, to ensure his muscles are saturated with complex carbohydrates, Jay takes in another two cups of white rice, which brings his carbohydrate count up to well over 350 grams in only four meals.

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Jay Cutler also believes in the importance of incorporating supplements into his off-season nutrition plan. Not only because of their extreme convenience but because he attests to the vital role they have played in helping him attain two Mr. Olympia crowns.

The two key nutritional supplements that help him maximize muscle growth in the off-season are protein and carbohydrate supplements. Once again, the combination of these two macronutrients plays a vital role in helping Jay Cutler attain the most muscular body in the world.

Consuming all of this on a daily basis may seem like a daunting task to some, but to hardcore bodybuilders like Jay Cutler this is the necessary way to ensure you pack on as much mass in the off-season as possible. Three square meals a day is not the way a bodybuilder lives his life.

Eating a combination of high-quality protein and carbohydrates every two to three hours has proven to be one of the most beneficial ways to increase lean muscle mass.


So take it from the man himself - if you're looking to pack on freaky amounts of hardcore muscle this off-season, follow Jay's top five mass-building meals and you'll be wearing XXXL tank tops during your training sessions too.