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Old 09-18-2013, 08:31 AM   #1
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Going up the ladder & Exercise

Hi there,

Has anyone hiked up their grams in carbs because they are working out? I know Dr. Atkins had mentioned that if you are working out, you can afford more carbs. I was just wondering. I plan on doing some kick boxing (TurboFire to be exact) and was just wondering if anyone was successful leaning out with exercise while allowing more carbs.

Thanks in advance!
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Old 09-18-2013, 09:05 AM   #2
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I up my protein, not my carbs when i am vigorously working out.
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:14 PM   #3
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It's called "carb cycling" but I think it's more for weight training than cardio. I have never used it. I always notice increased workout performance (strength/endurance) when I am low carbing, so personally I don't find a need for it, but YMMV.
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:51 PM   #4
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Up your fat, not your carbs.
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