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    As of know i drink 12 oz of grape juice and there's 12 ounces of milk in my shake do i need more carbs then this immediately following my workouts or is this too much or just right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by glenihan
    As of know i drink 12 oz of grape juice and there's 12 ounces of milk in my shake do i need more carbs then this immediately following my workouts or is this too much or just right?

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    12oz grape juice prob has around 60g of carbs and 12oz milk has roughly 18g of carbs so a total of 78g, your pretty lean so you could probably use a little more, maybe a banana or oatmeal or something like that. but grape juice and milk.... jeez how do you not throw up.
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    I would keep it to 6 oz of grape juice or less and add in 1/2 cup of oatmeal. Do a search on post workout carbs there's an old thread on it somewhere that's pretty good, a lot of arguing though.
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    haha well i don't mix the grape juice and milk Omar, i drink them separately and the milk is in my shake
    i've read so many contrasting opinions and some contrasting supposed facts so i don't know what to believe about high v low GI carbs post workout i do know that trying to eat oatmeal after a workout would damn near kill me i never have anything resembling an appetite after my workouts
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    Quote Originally Posted by glenihan
    haha well i don't mix the grape juice and milk Omar, i drink them separately and the milk is in my shake
    i've read so many contrasting opinions and some contrasting supposed facts so i don't know what to believe about high v low GI carbs post workout i do know that trying to eat oatmeal after a workout would damn near kill me i never have anything resembling an appetite after my workouts
    Every time I've read anything on this subject, I get many different opinions from different people. I dont know if there is a right or wrong way to do it. I guess you just gotta try different things to find out what works for you and what does not work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by glenihan
    haha well i don't mix the grape juice and milk Omar, i drink them separately and the milk is in my shake
    i've read so many contrasting opinions and some contrasting supposed facts so i don't know what to believe about high v low GI carbs post workout i do know that trying to eat oatmeal after a workout would damn near kill me i never have anything resembling an appetite after my workouts
    Hmm.. I'm always starving after a workout.
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    well you're clearly doing something wrong than Jas

    just kidding i don't know i've just never had much of an appetite after hardcore physical activity

    i guess i'm gonna just stick with what i've been doing the results seem good
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    Sounds good, glen, hope it continues to work for you. Here was the thread, I was talking about earlier, if anyone's interested.

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