Thread: Slin timing for off days?
11-10-2004, 05:58 PM #1
Slin timing for off days?
I am planning to take tomorrow off because I have hit everything this week so far. I would still like to use slin (humalog) in the morning since my gear has yet to kick in (only week 1) for anticatabolic purposes. Right now I am taking 8iu's with 75g of Dex and 60-70g Pro after my workout. Would this still be the ideal combination even though I will obviously not be working out in the morning before I shoot my slin? Can I substitute something out for my dextrose or leave it in for meal 1 to give my body instant glucose for the insulin to flush into my cells?
11-10-2004, 06:09 PM #2
Insulin is good in the AM to stave off catabolism. However, because you are taking in the AM without training I think you may be running a more of a risk of storing fat than if you were to take it PWO. When I took it in the AM, I still had my dex but not as much as I did after my PWO shot, and my protein shake approx 15 min later. 1 Hour after that I had something to eat.
11-10-2004, 06:30 PM #3Originally Posted by Gear
11-10-2004, 07:42 PM #4
Both ways will work fine. I lowered my slin dose in the AM. I only ever went up to 10IU PWO, and in the AM I never took more then 6IU and about 35g dex. That worked well for me
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