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 »

Nutrition: Peri-Workout Nutrition Part 1

Nutrition: Peri-Workout Nutrition Part 1

Peri-Workout Nutrition, Part I Originally posted on Elitefts. By Fred Duncan 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… Read more »