Carbohydrates are used as energy by the body; they fuel our workouts, as well as providing ample fuel to be used throughout the course of the day. Use the following calculator to determine how many carbs you should be taking in each day.

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Calculate Your Recomended Carbohydrate Intake!

Carbohydrates are used as energy by the body; they fuel our workouts, as well as providing ample fuel to be used throughout the course of the day. Ingesting carbs also replenishes our glucose and glycogen stores to prevent fatigue.

Carbohydrates eaten in excess, or eaten at the wrong times, can help to add adipose tissue to the body, but they are not a bad thing if incorporated into a diet properly. Eat the majority of your carbs early in the day and at the post-workout meal, tapering off on them as the day goes on.

Carbohydrates Are Used As Energy By The Body.
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Carbohydrates Are Used
As Energy By The Body.

Never eat carbs late at night, opt for protein instead. Sugar laden junk foods are always bad, and they are comprised mostly of carbs, and fat. In turn, they should have no place in a serious bodybuilders diet.

Use the following calculator to determine how many carbs you should be taking in each day. Remember to split these carbs up between each of your meals, and ingest most of the carbs early in the day and taper off in the evening.

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lenkearney

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at 216 lbs I should eat over 453 grams of carbs? that is 1812 calories -

calories are right - carb count is stupid.

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according to this calculator,at 190 lbs with 399 g of carbs(1600 calories)I'll get little protein.I don't think so.Try again

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These calculators really don't seem to work right.

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