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donescobar2000
11-05-2003, 08:25 AM
Say I want a cheat meal and I do not want to go over my maintenence. Do you guys believe the cheat meal can be sqeezed in if you eat really lowfat proteins etc. and let the cheat meal compensate for the rest of you fat for the day?

harryhoudini66
11-05-2003, 08:29 AM
Cheat meal should be done throughout the cheat day. I say lighten up and eat whatever you want one day out of the week.

donescobar2000
11-05-2003, 08:32 AM
I don't want to do that. tuttut Once I went overboard and ate 600 carbs and 300 grams of fat. Lol that was more like a cheat orgy.

ultra150
11-05-2003, 08:40 AM
Eat some PIZZA that has everything in it.Just don't go crazy and eat the whole things like I did the other night.lol

donescobar2000
11-05-2003, 08:42 AM
Lol. See I set my cheat meal just in time for Revolutions. I dont really know what Im gonna get. Maybe a calzone or nachos and some candy with a large ass fruitpunch. I was thinking about wolfing a whole bag of Reeses Pieces.

bradley
11-05-2003, 08:43 AM
Adjust your total calorie intake to account for the cheat meal, but just keep protein and EFAs at an adequate level. In other words just eat less throughout the day to compensate for the one high calorie meal.

donescobar2000
11-05-2003, 08:58 AM
Got you. That was what I thought to do.

harryhoudini66
11-05-2003, 09:04 AM
That is what I was about to say. I mean if you cannot control yourself on cheat day when you are allowed to eat bad things, what makes you think you could have better control on your regular days by eating one cheat meal. Anyway, cheat days are good for you on so many levels. I would say show some type of restraint, but enjoy your day.

I love my cheat days so much. I am seeing Revolutions in about an hour.

JohnDoe
11-05-2003, 09:09 AM
Although I would prefer a "re-feed" over a "cheat meal", I can't however say that I always follow that rule:). I too am one for a cheat meal. Most often on the week end and during a refeed. I also do what Bradley said; eat much less calories for the day leading up to the meal. That way my daily calorie intake isn't as bad.

defcon
11-05-2003, 02:14 PM
If i were to have a cheat binge, i would have to eat like, negative 8000 calories to make up for it :) and i do not think that is possible. Oh well.. over 2 weeks binge free! YES! :)