I make sure to atleast get 1lb per pound protein and i get around 100-150g carbs.More on training days.Less on non training days.[/quote]
Assuming you mean 1 gram/lb that sounds reasonable (otherwise it’s mythical).
Yeah you still have room to lower carbs on nonlifting days (if weight loss stalls) or increase your activity with low intensity cardio (my first choice) or HIIT. But I wouldn’t do both (decrease carbs and increase activity) at least to any great extent.
I myself consume only trace carbs (vegetables and such) on nonlifting days.
In the end you’ll just have to be more patient. Once crossing the 10% bench mark it is good to proceed slowly, especially if you don’t want to have a hard rebound.[/quote]
Yes i meant 1g/lb of bodyweight, i was typing fast and forgot the gram.From what i read i heard the brain needs atleast 100g of carbs to function optimally so i think i will make the 2 HIIT sessions mandatory.What i am mostly unsure about is the diet and food choices,will this diet take me that far or is it something i need to change?[/quote]
Just noticed this 100gr carbs for brain function - thats a complete load of rubbish. Yes, your brain need glucose to function, but if needs be, it can get adequate amount from breaking down amino acids. Obviously as a trainee thats not really what you want but 100gr a day even for a trainee isnt necessary. I’m no expert but i’d say trace amounts from veggies and the odd bit of fruit would suffice. Personnaly i stil prefer to get some from startchy sources but for the purpose you stated, ie brain fuction it isnt necessary IMHO.
CT said it sometime ago in the live spill that you need 100g for your brain to function optimally and since i am a student i need. [/quote]
If you have a look on the bodyrecomposition site Lyle writes thats it can depend on the person. People who function well on ketosis can function perfectly well on trace carbs. If however you’re not one of the lucky ones who dont do well in ketosis, ie you feel lethargic, dreary, fuzzy and just generally lacking energy, then he recommends consuming about 100gr per day, so in line with CT’s recommendation. It seems its really a matter of how the individual adapts to ketosis.
I guess you need to play around with the numbers and see how low you can go without feeling those symptoms.