CARDIO on NO CARB days

  1. CARDIO on NO CARB days


    if i following the carb cycling program of HI, MED, & NO carbs, could i do cardio in the morning on empty stomach on the NO CARB day if i follow it with a hearty protein shake as well as protein throughout the day.


  2. No, you absolutely can't do that. Rick James will come back to life and slap you if you do.

  3. u can have a pro/fat meal 30min after cardio and meal2 2.5-3hr later pro/carbs
    u need some carbs bro to restore energy. u can go low 30-45g carbs in that dayjust one pro/carb meal and u`ll be fine
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  4. LOL


    Quote Originally Posted by Blown
    No, you absolutely can't do that. Rick James will come back to life and slap you if you do.
    Hehehe... Short answer. Yes...

  5. Quote Originally Posted by cyflex
    u can have a pro/fat meal 30min after cardio and meal2 2.5-3hr later pro/carbs
    u need some carbs bro to restore energy. u can go low 30-45g carbs in that dayjust one pro/carb meal and u`ll be fine
    That would be counter productive IMO. Cardio has the same effect of increased insulin sensitivity as strength training does. If I had one meal a day to eat carbs and it was a cardio only day, I would definitely have it after cardio.

  6. Quote Originally Posted by Lean One
    That would be counter productive IMO. Cardio has the same effect of increased insulin sensitivity as strength training does. If I had one meal a day to eat carbs and it was a cardio only day, I would definitely have it after cardio.
    i agree bro.. i know that lipolisis continue after stop cardio for 30-45min and slowly decreased by time after..if i`m wrong correct me, so thats the point of the pro/fat meal after cardio and restore the energy later

    peace
    cyflex

  7. Maybe I went against the grain, but I did a Low, Med, Hi carb cycle for 15weeks and cut from 18% BF to 9-10% with little loss in muscle. I DID do cardio (lower intensity) on Low carb day figuring that it would speed up fat burning. But then again my low carb day was 100-150 carbs...so not low-low...but that gradual cut was how I was able to keep most of my lean mass.

    Well...just finished cutting...be kind.
  

  
 

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