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    I posted in the contest prep also but that doesn't get a lot of traffic so I figured I'd post here also.

    Hey guys I'm starting prep in a few weeks and I'm stuck between a rock and a hard spot.

    I work 4, 10hr shifts a week, Mon-thur. My problem is I only have 12hrs from the time I get home from work until I have to return to work. This leaves me roughly a 4 hour window to train/cardio/food prep and get ready for work (with 8hrs of sleep)

    Training fasted is working well right now, but I'm putting on mass so eating carbs before bed & during the day isn't an issue. I was thinking of 30gr of BCAA's around my workout to help, maybe even some more leucine.

    10gr 30min before with pre-workout supp's
    10gr sipp'd during my workout
    10gr post workout before i start cardio

    I can then go home and have a shake & solid meal before leaving for work. What do you guys think?
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    I'm interested to see what people have to say.
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    Little confused.. You're still in the mass gain phase of contest prep? And you're asking about when to dose your Aminos?

    The schedule u posted looks good... Only thing i would consider is that intra workout Aminos Is essentially 'pre cardio' so I would consume thr final 10g AFTER your cardio to really enhance and begin recovery..
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    Quote Originally Posted by chedapalooza
    Little confused.. You're still in the mass gain phase of contest prep? And you're asking about when to dose your Aminos?

    The schedule u posted looks good... Only thing i would consider is that intra workout Aminos Is essentially 'pre cardio' so I would consume thr final 10g AFTER your cardio to really enhance and begin recovery..
    Sorry for confusion. I start contest prep in about a month. I'm currently in a mass gaining phase.

    More so worried about muscle loss during contest prep from training fasted on a sub-caloric diet. I.E. not eating for close to 10hr and training in that window.
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