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cibola4
07-07-2008, 04:49 PM
i have been training and dieting for about five weeks now, and for some reason i find it pretty much impossible to get away from carbs. Can someone give me some good examples of meals that are great for you, but low in carbs. so far all i eat is turkey burgers, salads, chicken, and sandwiches....most of which contain to many carbs for my taste,
any help would be fully appreciated!!
Thanks a Bunch

peewee1460
07-07-2008, 04:58 PM
chicken, turkey, and fish

mkm88414
07-07-2008, 06:25 PM
add a lot of vegetables to a lean protein source. veggies have carbs but they arent the kind of carbs that affect insulin.

try grilling 6-8oz of salmon, sirloin, or chicken
with 2-3 servings of spinach sauteed with garlic, lemon juice, with parmesan cheese

OR

you could buy the cook book gourmet nutrition by dr. john berardi. Theres a bunch of really good and creative way to make meals without the starchy carbs.

aussieboxer2320
07-07-2008, 07:04 PM
i have been training and dieting for about five weeks now, and for some reason i find it pretty much impossible to get away from carbs. Can someone give me some good examples of meals that are great for you, but low in carbs. so far all i eat is turkey burgers, salads, chicken, and sandwiches....most of which contain to many carbs for my taste,
any help would be fully appreciated!!
Thanks a Bunch

ummm you need carbs to train.........if you're training seriously you will completely flop out kif you have been eating low carb meals

cibola4
07-07-2008, 07:08 PM
add a lot of vegetables to a lean protein source. veggies have carbs but they arent the kind of carbs that affect insulin.

try grilling 6-8oz of salmon, sirloin, or chicken
with 2-3 servings of spinach sauteed with garlic, lemon juice, with parmesan cheese

OR

you could buy the cook book gourmet nutrition by dr. john berardi. Theres a bunch of really good and creative way to make meals without the starchy carbs.

thank you very much...that is sure to help me out so ill check it out...
by the way Hajime No Ippo KicKS so much Ass hahah.

mkm88414
07-07-2008, 07:44 PM
carbs are definitely needed for training but if you concentrate them to a period during workout and postworkout and have less carb intake the rest of the meals i think fat loss and muscle maintenance can be optimized.

that being said, isnt there value in going straight up low carb in the last phase of weight cutting? I'm new to boxing but i know about weight cutting from wrestling and theres no way i couldve made weight without cutting carbs. did it make me feel like ****? yes.

also,
hajime no ippo does kick a lot of ass

laurinsane8
07-07-2008, 08:02 PM
Eat lots of chicken!!!! I used to do a lot of hard boiled eggs too and just eat the egg whites. Even egg white omlettes are really good.

I used to eat some oatmeal in the morning with some egg whites. Then i'd eat pure protein for lunch with some fruit. Then I'd workout and try not to eat any carbs for dinner except for what there was in a glass of milk.

Lost a crap load of weight and got ripped. Make sure you're eating enough carbs though so you're not getting light headed during your workout. That's why I ate most of mine before my work out.

lucas33
07-07-2008, 10:32 PM
LOW FAT COTTAGE CHEESE!!!! best **** ever, high protein low carb low fat. i crush a 500g tub each day over 5 meals and keeps me strong without gaining weight