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Old 05-28-2010, 01:35 PM   #13
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MIle hi mama hit the nail on the head.... if you go low carb, you have to COUNT ON the water weight (from glycogen) coming back on. They are called carboHYDRATES for a reason.
For every gram of glycogen, your body also stores 3 (THREE) Grams of water. it is VERY SIGNIFICANT.
I'm assuming that this is the reason that carb cycling is working for me. I never allow my carbs to actually get depeleted, yet by eating fewer carbs/lower calories on alternating days it is still causing my body to tap into my fat stores for the needed extra calories/energy...the benefits of controlled carbs without the downfall of depletion. Very interesting.
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