Weight Gain on Refeed?
- 03-22-2009, 01:16 PM
- 03-23-2009, 11:59 AM
I typically gain anywhere from 6-12 lbs during my refeed days. I usually only do 1 refeed day (12-18 hours), sometimes I'll split it up like 1-2 meals Friday night and then until 8 or 9 pm on Saturday.
- 03-23-2009, 12:43 PM
03-23-2009, 10:32 PM
Thanks man. I appreciate the responses. This is my first refeed, and the scale was telling me I was 17lbs over my normal. Does it get better as you go along on the diet? It just took me by surprise that my weight jumped that high. I guess mainly because I am new to it and didn't expect that much of a gain!
03-24-2009, 10:54 AM
The carb load will give different amounts of weight week to week but generally yield somewhere close to a constant. You have to take into consideration, depending when you weigh yourself you have a few factors contributing to your weight.
1. Food not passed
2. Salt/potassium in excess of normal causing water retention.
4. Fat gain (Usually a very minimal factor)
How much glycogen you actually store up will vary with the muscle content of your body.
03-24-2009, 01:41 PM
03-25-2009, 03:59 AM
Ive done this. remember this more bodyfat you have the less you refeed. When you get down in the single digits this is when you go all out on refeeds.
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03-25-2009, 01:52 PM
03-26-2009, 01:52 AM
I CONSISTENTLY GAIN 20-25LB THE DAY AFTER MY REFEEDS OF 3000-4000 CARBS, AND EXPEL 2-3 DAYS LATER
03-26-2009, 07:38 AM
03-26-2009, 12:00 PM
I am currently on week three, and like everyone said do not be so worried if u gain around 5 lbs or more after your refeed. Most of it is probably water retention from having carbs back in your diet. I would recommend though if your seeing a lot more than a 5lb gain, limit your refeed especially if your like me and are not down to single digits yet in terms of body fat.
03-26-2009, 03:10 PM
03-26-2009, 08:57 PM
I think my personal best (or worst) would be 27 lbs on my first refeed. Good christ was that alarming, lol!
03-26-2009, 11:51 PM
Myth it must take a good amount of food training to get that much food down? 25 lbs gulp..2,000 carbs gulp man...
03-27-2009, 12:22 AM
15-18lbs from sunup to sundown. no rules, eat everything in sight. majority of the weight gone within 3 days.
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