I would have to cry myself to sleep with that diet. :DudeComeOn:
Makes sense. It's worth noting that all carbohydrate sources ultimately end up as glucose. It's just a matter of how much and how fast.Quote:
Originally Posted by Matt Phillips
I'm assuming here that by "intense training" you mean strength training, and by "conditioning work" you mean cardio/endurance training. I understand why you want to have those carbs available during strength training, so you utilize that first for energy while not causing the body to go after your protein for extra glucose. But why not for conditioning? Would the same reasoning not apply? Or does endurance training use fat for energy first? (I've heard that but it sounds like one of 10,000 fitness myths.)
Ah, that makes sense, thank you. I was not considering your original post in the context of the OP's original goals.