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Evening Workout, Carbs PWO


#1

I workout in the evening at about 5:30-6:00pm and take Surge right afterwards at 7:00. I eat dinner about an hour later at 8:00, but is it a bad idea to eat complex carbs that late? I know its the most important time to take carbs in along with the protein, I just didn't know if I should eat some brown rice, etc. with my meal or just stick to veggies. Any recomendations? Thanks


#2

I'm on about the same schedule as you, I workout about 5:30-6:00, Surge@7:00, Dinner@8:00 and a Metabolic Drive shake w/peanut butter about 11:00 before bed. I usually eat about 50-75 grams of protein and about 50 grams of complex carbs(brownd rice, whole wheat pasta) and about a cup of veggies for dinner. This seems to work pretty well for me. I'm usually hungry again by about 10:00 which I take to mean that everything I ate for dinner has been used and absorbed. Hope this helps.
Kevin