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Carbohydrates After Training for Fat Loss & Muscle Gain

I was recently asked if there was some benefit to eating carbs (coco pops in particular!) after training and after my podcast on meal timing I thought I should cover the topic of carbs around training to prevent any confusion.



03:36 – Does eating carbs after training increase muscle gain

11:45 – Who may benefit from consuming carbs after training?

15:45 – Are you less likely to gain fat if you have carbs after training?

18:45 – How exercise undermines the negative effects of insulin resistance

23:34 – The toxic undertones of why people eat coco pops after training

26:37– Do chrononutrition and metabolic flexibility play a part in carb timing




Coingestion of carbohydrate with protein does not further augment postexercise muscle protein synthesis

Carbohydrate does not augment exercise-induced protein accretion versus protein alone

Disassociation between the effects of amino acids and insulin on signaling, ubiquitin ligases, and protein turnover in human muscle

Oxidation of combined ingestion of glucose and fructose during exercise

Study on police officers eating most of carbohydrates in the morning or evening


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