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    I try to make sure to give myself at least 2 hours after a meal before lifting. For no other reason then I just can't workout with a full/bloated feeling. On the flipside, if I feel hungry before going to the gym, I will eat a banana and it seems to be just enough to keep me from having that hungry feeling while I lift cause that sucks worse. All of my meals have pretty high carbs(100g+)
    DNP is for pussies. Fix your diet and do work, you lazy fuk.

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    I'm pretty good with packing enough food but there are times where I run out due to being so fukkin hungry all day or working late, I try to at least grab a protein bar or banana bread on my way to the gym. I wanted to get some feedback on what you guys think is the optimal time to eat to fuel the body pre workout and feed the body post workout

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    You guys stress the small stuff to much....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibsonator View Post
    I'm pretty good with packing enough food but there are times where I run out due to being so fukkin hungry all day or working late, I try to at least grab a protein bar or banana bread on my way to the gym. I wanted to get some feedback on what you guys think is the optimal time to eat to fuel the body pre workout and feed the body post workout
    I have read a lot about pre workout and post workout meals in the past few months. Most of what I read says it can take up to 8 hours to fully digest and fully absorb the nutrients that you consume in a meal. If this is true, the best you can do is make sure your "tank" stays full. Pre and post workout meals would be irrelevant for the workout that you do in between them. You would actually be using nutrients that were eaten as long as 8 hours ago to fuel/feed your muscles. I used to be so strict on when I ate in relation to my workout until I started reading up on it.
    DNP is for pussies. Fix your diet and do work, you lazy fuk.

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    There is no universal optimal time. It's whatever you want and whatever lets you perform the best. Some ppl lift great fasted for the most part. Some do much better with food before.
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    This paper needs an update but the general point remains the same:
    - Get some carbs and protein around workouts. Don't worry too much about "timing" it exactly.
    - A good quality prewo meal negates the importance of "timing" the postwo meal pretty much completely.
    - At the same time, the lack of a prewo meal makes the postwo one a bit more important, get it in as soon as is viable. Intra-wo nutrition becomes more important here, not training fasted is the best option but some people simply prefer it for valid reasons that I won't bore people with.

    So for you Gibs, I see no reason to be worrying about "optimizing" this at all. Your getting both carbs & protein around your workouts as it is so...move on to the next subject of interest
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    thanks for the replys brothers and sista
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibsonator View Post
    thanks for the replys brothers
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibsonator View Post
    thanks for the replys brothers and sista
    Helped me out as well !
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    Quote Originally Posted by DocDePanda187123 View Post
    My workouts aren't shitty if I haven't eaten in 4hrs before. I do prefer to eat though but can just as easily not. I prefer 5Guys as a pre workout
    5 guys isn't enough, then he works out.

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