carb cycling / carb loading

  1. 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?


  2. 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.

  3. 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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  4. 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.

  5. severely carb restricted diets do wonders for adding mass.

  6. 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.

  7. Quote Originally Posted by Rugger View Post
    severely carb restricted diets do wonders for adding mass.
    Agree.
  

  
 

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