CAN I STILL EAT CARBS AFTER TRAINING IF I TRAIN AT NIGHT?
The answer to that question is not "Yes you can" but "Yes you SHOULD". When you perform anaerobic training such us lifting weights you are mostly using stored glycogen from the muscles and the liver for energy. Also, after certain period of training (45 min. and onward) your body starts releasing more of the catabolic hormone cortisol to deal with the prolonged stress on the body. For this reason straight after training you need to reverse this process and establish an anabol
AT WHAT PERCENT OF BODY-FAT YOU SHOULD BE SITTING IN THE OFF-SEASON?
One question l often get asked by my competitor clients is at what percent of body-fat you should be sitting in the off-season? My take on this is that in the off-season it is ok to lose your lines as long as you completely don't lose your shape. Staying too lean in the off-season is not only unnecessary but it can be counter productive to your progress. Maintaining competition or near competition condition means that you need to be on a relatively low calories most of th