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Nutrition/Carb Schedule

I’m injured now and can only be doing upper body weights and water running (steady state cardio) for my legs.

I have two types of days:

Weight days:

lift upper body 9-10 am Surge right after

usually a carb+protein meal 1 hr later at 11-12

water run 12:30-1:30

If I have this 2 hour block between lifting and cardio should I be having the second carb meal, or should I wait and eat carbs after the cardio for best effects?

2nd type of day:

just water running

here I can either get up, eat a full breakfast with carbs, then go run, or I can get up, drink some whey, go run, then eat carbs after.

My goals are clean, slow muscle gain.

What would be best? Is carb tolerance also increased after cardio?

Thanks!

[quote]sarah1 wrote:
I’m injured now and can only be doing upper body weights and water running (steady state cardio) for my legs.

I have two types of days:

Weight days:

lift upper body 9-10 am Surge right after

usually a carb+protein meal 1 hr later at 11-12

water run 12:30-1:30

If I have this 2 hour block between lifting and cardio should I be having the second carb meal, or should I wait and eat carbs after the cardio for best effects?[/quote]

in your case id say yes sure have some further nutrition pre water walk.

[quote]

2nd type of day:

just water running

here I can either get up, eat a full breakfast with carbs, then go run, or I can get up, drink some whey, go run, then eat carbs after.

My goals are clean, slow muscle gain.

What would be best? Is carb tolerance also increased after cardio?

Thanks![/quote]

Both food including carbs prior and after sure one can be a shake add on some fruit and maybe grains prior.

Intensity depen dent but beinmg active in general is going to swing vthe carb tolerance for the better. And its also more of a big picture thing, wev who consistently w/o have a better tolerance 24/7

Phill