View Full Version : Funny carbs, lol

04-18-2008, 08:59 AM
Carbs are funny. I can eat some amounts on workout days and have to restrict more on nonworkout days. I'm getting more and more sensative to carbs.

The whole cycle of carbs starts with a workout:

Eat high GI carbs
Eat low GI carbs
Basically eat whatever carbs I want
(I don't get tired)
Go to bed

Nonworkout day after workout day...
Eat 1 serving low-GI carbs in the morning
Eat veggies during day
Maybe eat one more serving of low-GI carbs at night

Workout day
Morning - no carbs else I get tired
repeat cycle

It's as if the nights after my workout, my body is needing carbs, even into the next morning.....but the mornings after my nonworkout days don't require carbs.

It's as if since I didn't workout the prev night, my body retains the carbs I ate the previous day a lot better.

Anyone else this way?

04-18-2008, 09:00 AM
basically, if i don't follow this pattern, I get tired because I've had too many carbs....

04-18-2008, 09:36 AM
That's why I only eat 'em on workout days, and never in the AM (I train in the evening).

Protein and fat for breakfast. No starch for me.

04-18-2008, 10:20 AM
same here built. I'm going more and more that way. Funny thing is that I'm still getting stronger, it's easier for me to gain weight (the good weight...) and I'm eating less cals per day. Guess eating a lot of carbs in the past put my metabolism in overgear, trying to keep up with all of the carbs.

Do you see any spillover like do the morning after an evening workout?

One cup of plain shredded wheat got my energy to a sutained level again.