Post-Workout Carbohydrates: Why They Aren’t Necessary

Before you drown yourself in the latest sugar-laden post-workout concoction, ask yourself why? A few years ago, I wrote an article on elitefts™ about the different ways to alter your peri-workout nutrition. From fasted training to intra-workout carbohydrates to limiting carbohydrates post-workout, it stirred up a little controversy. I didn’t specifically say that one was… Read more »

Peri-Workout Nutrition Part 2: To Carb or Not to Carb

Peri-Workout Nutrition Part 2: To Carb or Not to Carb

Peri-Workout Nutrition, Part II: To Carb or Not to Carb In Part I of this article, I discussed some options for pre- and intra- workout nutrition and supplementation. The key word here is some. These are not the only options, just a few that I have found to be particularly interesting and useful for myself… Read more »

Peri-Workout Nutrition Part 1

Peri-Workout Nutrition, Part I Depending on who you ask or what you’ve read, you may have different views on what’s necessary or most efficient in terms of peri-workout nutrition. When I first started training, I remember being told that “chocolate milk is great post-workout” or “you need fast acting carbohydrates as soon as your lift… Read more »