Strategy of carbohydrate intake

If you want every year significantly to gain muscle mass, your diet should contain carbohydrates. But many of us get fat from just one word “carbohydrates.” What should do such people? Never eat carbohydrates out of fear that they will get fat or leave bodybuilding?

In this article will focus on methods that will keep the accumulation of fat under control without sacrificing hypertrophy.

Manage carbohydrate consumption

During bulking cycle you need insulin production. This is a highly anabolic hormone, as well as extremely anti-catabolic. Combining these two features guaranty you’ll get an amazing recipe for gaining muscles.

The constant use of large quantities of carbohydrates for most people will lead to accumulation of fat. It’s amazing to take notice how every day scales shows weight increasing. But looking in the mirror in few months, do not be surprised if you find a reflection of a sumo wrestler.

Next will be presented several ways of controlling the intake of carbohydrates in order to gain lean muscle mass. Try each of them to find the best approach for you.

A small note: these methods are not suitable for fat people

These approaches of nutrition suppose that you should be relatively thin (visible press and with the lack of excess fat on the lower back). If it is not your case, before using one of these methods, focus on losing weight.

When you become slimmer, you can afford a very different ratio of nutrients in the diet, and your body will not be predisposed to the conversion of extra calories into fat. In our plans always intervenes genetics (eg, it matter if you have insulin resistance or not, dominate in your physique endomorphic features over ectomorph, etc.), but in this case you will do better if you first lose weight.

Method # 1: A targeted approach

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Argh, carbohydrate confusion!

You’re not alone if you’re in a spin about what carbohydrate foods actually are, and wonder whether or not you should be eating more or less of them… Give me a minute and I’ll clear your head once and for all.

Calories we eat come from either carbohydrates, proteins, or fats. All foods from plants contain carbohydrates – a rule of thumb to remember is that all foods apart from fats and meat contain carbs. Dairy (milk, yoghurt, cheese) also contains carbs in the form of Lactose (milk sugar).

Carbohydrates are divided into two groups – either ‘Simple Carbs’ or ‘Complex Carbs’. Knowing the difference is important because the way they each influence your body fat levels and the way you feel is dramatically different.

Simple carbs are digested fast to give your body a sudden energy hit, sources include sucrose (table sugar), fructose (fruit sugar), and lactose (milk sugar). You know the “sugar high” you get from sneaking in those Pineapple Lumps from your top desk drawer? That’s your blood sugar sky rocketing as simple carbs are rapidly absorbed into your bloodstream. Soon after you have an energy crash. When we eat simple carbs we have a burst of energy, and then can start nodding off

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