View Full Version : For those that use Carb ups/refeeds
07-16-2004, 03:39 PM
Just out of interest for those that have implemented carb ups/refeeds into their diets, what sort of time frame between the carb ups/refeeds has proved to be most successful for you?
07-16-2004, 03:57 PM
I have tried almost all....2 days, 5 days, 7 days, 10 days, even 14 at first. I perfer doing them every 5 days, I feel this is best as far as getting my metabolism going, and after 3 weeks, all my workouts have been on a refeed day to balance everything out.
07-16-2004, 04:04 PM
Every 3.5 days (Following UD2). Haven't tried any other ways.
I think it depends on a lot of things, two of which are how lean you are (leaner people need to refeed more frequently) and how depleted you're getting as a result of your workouts (High volume/high rep workouts and lots of cardio could get you fairly depleted in probably as little as 2 days, while lower volume/lower rep workouts without cardio probably wouldn't get you very depleted for much longer).
07-16-2004, 05:14 PM
vido has some great points. per milos sarcev his routine is 3-1-2-1.
07-19-2004, 01:16 PM
im also on UD2 (3.5 days)
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