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Irish Pilot
11-02-2008, 12:37 PM
Just curious what most peoples stance is on bulking/cutting nutrition and calorie intake on off days. Ive posted this elsewhere and was surprised by the results.

cphafner
11-02-2008, 01:07 PM
I'm bulking right now and eat the same amount every day. On a cut I'll eat more on workout days than non workout days.

Tikiman
11-02-2008, 01:56 PM
Generally I eat the same amount. On my days off I still find myself ravenous and eating everything in sight. I generally won't force myself to eat on non-workout days though, just going by appetite.

vdizenzo
11-02-2008, 08:04 PM
I eat 500 more calories on workout days in pre, during, and post workout carbs. Other than that my diet is the same on off days.

BigTallOx
11-02-2008, 08:22 PM
I eat typically eat less on off days, mostly because I have a protein shake an hour before workouts and immediately after. Other than that, off days are about the same.

KingWilder
11-02-2008, 08:45 PM
cutting now....so I usually eat more on workout days and less on rest days

when bulking I'll typically eat at maintenance on rest days and 300-500 over on workout days

accuFLEX
11-03-2008, 05:14 AM
cutting now....so I usually eat more on workout days and less on rest days


Same, it's usually from pre and post workout food.

Tom Mutaffis
11-03-2008, 11:40 AM
I eat about the same, normally bump things up a little bit pre-workout and post-workout but on the off days have more time to actually make a good dinner.

Metro
11-08-2008, 02:42 PM
I normally just avoid carbs on non workout days in a cutting season while still getting my fats/protein. It's winter time now though so I usually just eat the same everyday. Tis the season to grow!

AJ_H
12-07-2008, 08:06 AM
yeah I have less cals on an off day but not much less.

diane82
12-07-2008, 03:12 PM
I know i'm a chick and all, but I don't alter my diet all too much depending on the day.

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