Thread: cut off time for carbs
11-11-2003, 10:45 PM #1
cut off time for carbs
Just wondering if at any of you bros cut your carb intake completely after a certain time. i usualy cut carbs after 6 pm unless i workout late. but normally i cut them after 6. my theory is that it might help not to gain as much fat than if i would eat carbs with every meal. just wondering what you all think....
11-12-2003, 11:03 AM #2
There is no set time everday on when you should quit eating one certain type of food or another, it all depends on your activity and schedule, not the clock.
11-12-2003, 11:57 AM #3
also your metabolism. I struggle to gain so I am serving up a nice bowl of linguine with light alfredo, fresh cheese, chopped walnuts and a can of tuna mixed in at about 9pm 4 times a week. If you gain easily then lunch would be a good cutoff, evening just protien and veggies.
11-12-2003, 12:16 PM #4Originally Posted by scottp999
Last edited by BIG TEXAN; 11-12-2003 at 12:36 PM.
11-12-2003, 12:34 PM #5
I train at 5 PM and get done around 6:30...... so my next 2 meals needs carbs.... the second one is around 8:00.......... Like BigT said you have to eat according to your schedual.
11-12-2003, 01:35 PM #6AR Hall of Fame
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11-12-2003, 01:48 PM #7Originally Posted by SwoleCat
11-12-2003, 01:54 PM #8
yep, pwo and p-pwo are two of the most important meals of the day...regardless of what time it it.
Now on non-training days I wouldn't eat carbs past 6pm. But then again it depends on a person's goals, metabolism, and off course the "supps."
11-12-2003, 03:54 PM #9Originally Posted by BIG TEXAN
11-13-2003, 09:20 AM #10
thanks for the responses. i plan my crb cut off acording to my activity for the day. i usauly lift in the morning and dont do much at 5pm til bed except study. thats why i cut them, plus im an easy gainer so i need to watch out for the fat.
11-13-2003, 12:48 PM #11
A hercules.... if ya need some help setting up a diet or want some pointers just let me know.
11-14-2003, 06:35 AM #12
the cut off time is not near as important as carb "type" (low GI, unless post workout)
11-15-2003, 02:24 PM #13
hey swole what is your arms measurement? flexed cold?
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