12-21-2004, 12:10 PM #1
does it make sense to eat more on days you workout then on days when you dont?
I usually eat 3110cals, and since I want to gain weight im going to throw it up to 3500..
But i was jw since I workout 3 days aweek now(coming off injury), If i should only eat 3500cals on days when I workout or do cardio. Then on the rest just eat 3110?
12-21-2004, 01:47 PM #2
its not so much kcal as it is macros. your macros should be diff on days you dont lift (b/c of PWO and PPWO of course) try not to focus on how many kcal, but rather what the kcal consist of
12-21-2004, 02:28 PM #3Originally Posted by dalcowbag
with 3500cals im getting ~120-130g fat, ~400 carbs, ~250+ protein and ~40g sugar
eigher way Im getting my needed protein
BTW most of my carb/protein intake comes post workout
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My days on usually have more overall KCALS because of the post-workout offerings.
I simply can utilize more nutrients in that span of time than that same span of time w/no anaerobic activity.
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