carb cycling / carb loading

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    carb cycling / carb loading


    can someone please explain the benifits of cycling or loading carbs? i just eat tons of carbs all the time during my bulk phase, is there another way to alter my diet for better results? i hear so much about cycling n loading phases. can someone explain how they work and what they do?

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    WEll for CKD type diets the purpose is this.


    Day1: Low carb Low insulin, high gh high test
    Day2: Low carb Low insulin, high gh high test
    Day3: Low carb Low insulin, high gh high test
    Day4: Low carb Low insulin, high gh high test
    Day5: Low carb Low insulin, high gh high test
    Day6: Carb load High insulin, high gh high test
    Day7: Carb load High insulin, high gh high test

    From what i've read GH is suppressed by the release of insulin, however on a carb load it's suggested that because of the low amount of carbs during the week then the spikes through the day of insulin the body sees it as a stress or and releases high levels of gh.
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    I don't see the point in it unless your dieting..
    And that kind of dieting should only be for competition because it's just that stupid.

    I just do what you do and eat my carbs.
    You COULD try a day every week.. monday probably, up everything in your meals for that day.
    Say your eating 400 carbs eat 600.
    It should shock your body and you'll grow more.
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    What has worked for me has been a 3 day carb cycle. One day high carb, 2nd day low carb, 3rd day zero carb besides fribrous veggies. Here is a quick overview of the cut I will be starting.

    Day 1: High carb: includes 4 out of 6 meals of unlimited comlex carbs except breads, potatos and pasta.

    Day 2: Low carb, includes 3 out of 6 meals of unlimited complex carbs

    Day 3: Zero carb: no carbs with the exception of fibrous veggies. This has worked well to recomp my body, but not something to live off from. Give it a whirl.

    Peace.
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    severely carb restricted diets do wonders for adding mass.
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    Carb loading in unison with low carb periods of time can also supercompensate glycogen levels, you'll have above normal levels of glycogen in your body.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rugger View Post
    severely carb restricted diets do wonders for adding mass.
    Agree.
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