A carb back loading meal plan should load pre-training, the majority of your protein and fats (keeping ketogenic) and full of energy. Prior to the workout, you drink coffee and coconut oil for energy (MCTs) and after the workout, you spike your insulin with high glycemic carbs sources, driving in protein to the hungry muscles and fuel in the form of glycogen to replace what you lost during the previous workout.
My Favorite Carb Backloading “Splurge!”
There’s plenty of carb backloading recipes Think about it. Most of the stuff we’re told is unhealthy, can be used to build your own carb back loading meal plan depending on the ingredients and how well you cook. Avoiding processed foods is still key. Making your own homemade versions of higher carb desserts and foods would be ideal. For example, a homemade pizza over a nasty rubbery store-bought frozen pizza.
Carb Backloading can be Fun and Healthy!
A bison burger, sweet potato and jasmine rice make up this carb back loading meal.
This carb backloading diet example was based off the carb backloading meal plan included in the book. I switched out foods and portions to meet my needs as determined by the steps you’ll learn in the ebook.
If you are somewhat creative, you can easily come up with your own carb backloading meal plan that meet your definition of health. You do not have to eat burgers, fries and other desserts that you find distasteful. However, if you’ve always steered clear of those, you can use them to your advantage. This is one of the most nutritionally fun protocols I’ve tried in a long time.
Once you purchase the ebook, you’ll want to visit the forums as there’s many people who have made similar carb back loading meal plan templates you can use for your own situation. The forums are full of information but you have to dig.
Marc David – CPT