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    balance of carbs for cutting?


    Hi everyone,

    I just began my cutting phase and i know its time to lower my carb intake. The only problem with that is Im on the track team in college, so i need the carbs for my running and training. So how do i balance out the carbs to get shredded but at the same time have endurance energy for practice and runs?
    im currently at 12% bf from bulking. 5'7" 170lbs.
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    do one carb load up meal a day. keep the other meals high in protein and low in the carbs.
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    I would do the carb load up in the morning if possible. What events do you compete in?
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    You don't NEED to cut carbs if you're cutting, you just have to make sure you're in a caloric deficit. And if you're running, that shouldn't be too hard to do.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AllMaxBrian View Post
    You don't NEED to cut carbs if you're cutting, you just have to make sure you're in a caloric deficit. And if you're running, that shouldn't be too hard to do.
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    You only need to cut carbs to lose weight if you want to join the keto cult.
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    Actually, it really depends on your body type. Endomorphs do much better on lower carb intake. I know I do.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Emerge View Post
    Actually, it really depends on your body type. Endomorphs do much better on lower carb intake. I know I do.
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    it can also have a direct relation to your muscle mass or the muscle you will retain as you shed the weight.
  

  
 

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