Posted On:12/06/2007 11:19am
Originally Posted by Zendetta
How often are you training? Overtraining can be a problem, even for hobbyists.
I find that on some days I have low energy and lay on my back and get raped. On other days, I'm all over people. I don't see any particular rhyme or reason to it. Although on cold days I generally feel like crap.
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Posted On:12/06/2007 11:31am
Originally Posted by The Question
I find that on some days I have low energy and lay on my back and get raped. On other days, I'm all over people. I don't see any particular rhyme or reason to it.
Same here. It's pretty random for me. Somedays I'll feel great when I get to class, then crash and burn as soon as the physical activity starts. Some days I'll feel tired as hell, but when I get started I feel like I could go all night. Same thing with lifting. Damn if I know.
Do you get enough sleep?
Posted On:12/06/2007 11:32am
Style: JJ of the B variety
I have been able to overcome this by eating whole grains with every meal and drinking tea an hour before training. This has helped me out a lot, but I still have a few nights every now and then where all I can do is just bridge and try not to be submitted. Energy (lack of it) can be a real bitch.
Posted On:12/06/2007 11:33am
Style: Bits and pieces
You need to tack on two smaller meals to what you're already eating.
Posted On:12/06/2007 11:34am
Any fat intake? From what I've read fat is still needed in a diet. BB books suggest flax seed oil or omega 3 supplements.
Posted On:12/06/2007 11:35am
Style: creonte on hiatus
Anthony, what supplements, if any do you take with your diet? Fish/flax oil? Multis? Vitamin C?? BTW, it's not one source but many (Charles Poliquin among them) that recommend taking vitamin C (500mg to 1000mg) an hour before doing any type of strenous exercise.
Some food for thought. Really, unless your dinner is large and well-balanced, I'm sure you are under-eating. You are a big dude man, big and scary!!!
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Posted On:12/06/2007 12:32pm
Style: ti da shuai na
What everyone else said: more meals over the course of the day, more good fats, some nice slow-burn carbs 1.5 hours or so before you train. Also, Franco Columbu says "leave the yolks in that morning omelette."
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Posted On:12/06/2007 12:36pm
bread.potatoes,dairy and any high glycemic index carbs are very bad for you
Posted On:12/06/2007 1:04pm
Dairy is fine.
Posted On:12/06/2007 1:05pm
Style: Muay Thai & BJJ
Sorry I forgot to put in what I take for supps.
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