Nutrition Metabolic Phase

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Carb Calculations For Metabolic Phase.

Pre Work Out-

15 – 30g this is just so we have glucose in the blood to support the liver during the lactic acid phase – *remember there is a point of diminishing returns with pre workout carbs i.e. if you over eat and crash you won’t want to but in a solid session and effort required to get the stimulus required.

Post Work Out Carbs –

Conservative approach

  • Males 1g-1.5g per kg bodyweight
  • Females .6g -1g per kg body weight
  • Aggressive approach 2g per kg body weight.

When NOT to have post work out carbs.

  • If your BF% is still fairly high 30+% – Swap for glutamine electrolytes & greens
  • If you have not completed a low carb bootcamp

The leaner you are and the more insulin sensitive you are the more post workout carbs you can use.

*if your weight loss stalls and you have not had a re feed for a while – you can use a re feed to stimulate your metabolism


Females 1.6 – 2.2g per kilo of LEAN MASS

Males 1.8-3.3g per kilo of LEAN MASS


Make up the excess cals from fats just use these away from pre and post training meals – Pre & Post training meals should be under 10g of fat.



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