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Old 10-27-2009, 07:25 AM   #12
Craig Van De Walker
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David,
From my personal experience. I do not do well with IF and low carbs when my bodyweight / BF is too low. My guess is that I may have been spiking my cortisol levels. I actually had issues with high blood sugar which believe it or not corrected when I ate more food and more carbs. I was very lean at the point where I had the most issues, I just realized that there is a point where I am not as healthy even though I am really lean. I had great strength especially pound for pound but my metabolic workouts had tanked.

This is the personal experience of one your mileage may differ.

I agree with Garret a post workout carb up is at least a pound of sweet potato. Small amounts (say 4-6 ounces each) during the day taken with five or six mixed meals would be a good carb up day IMO.
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