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Unread 06-18-2017, 04:27 AM
jpfonseka jpfonseka is offline
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Default Calorie adjustement during UD2.0 and exceed protein marcos on carb loading day

Hi guys, i am trying the Ultimate Diet 2.0 now and i have some question.

1 - Do you guys adjust the calories during the ud2.0 process? i mean you mount the diet calories and macros base on your top bulking weight, but during the process do you stick do that reference right? or you made some adjustments because you are loosing weight?

2 - Is hard dont exceed the protein macros during the carb loading days... at least for me that i was 159lbs in the beggining... i almost cant eat real protein sources (meat, fish) or i pass a lot the protein macros. this happens with you guys to? what do you do in this cases?
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Unread 06-18-2017, 10:14 AM
w1cked w1cked is offline
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1. I adjust carb load. More carbs as you get leaner

2. Skip.meat/dairy on carb load days or you'll overshoot protein a ton. Not a huge deal though imo
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Unread 07-05-2017, 02:45 PM
neokahn neokahn is offline
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I adjust my carbs as I go. Every Thursday morning when I fill in the body comp values in my workbook it automatically calculates the adjusted carb requirement for that load and cross references it with the amount of carbs currently planned to be eaten for that load. I do a quick check on those numbers and then adjust the day's meals in my Meal Planner workbook to reflect the new values. Usually they are just small adjustments...nothing major.

It is really easy to consume more than 1g/lbs protein during the carb load since so many foods spill over into protein. You don't want to totally blow the protein value out of the water! I often try to eat a little more than 1g/lbs if I can since I can't be 100% certain that all of that spill-over protein is as good a quality source as I would like. So just be sure that most sources that you do account for are of acceptable quality and you should be good.

Like most of us very few of my meals actually look like a meal in the traditional sense. They are typically a collection of very specific pieces to the nutrient puzzle...often appearing like random stuff from the pantry. But if it provides good quality nutrients and allows you to hit your macros then that is all that matters.
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Unread 07-05-2017, 06:24 PM
PhysiologyIsPhun PhysiologyIsPhun is offline
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I'd like to jump on this thread just because it reminded me of a similar question I had awhile back. As far as I'm aware, all calories consumed pre/post tension workout count toward your carb load. I'm fairly certain I remember reading to consume ~25g whey pre workout and another 50g of whey for 2 more meals following the workout. This already puts you at 125g, which even for the largest lifters, will leave less than 75g of protein for the rest of the carb load. Do you just not count the whey or how is that even possible?
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Unread 07-07-2017, 05:47 AM
jpfonseka jpfonseka is offline
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for me it's even harder because it's only 134g of protein in the carb loading... it's 15g of whey pre-workout + 44g of protein post-workout + 44g of protein in a solid meal so it's around 100g of protein. i really dont know unless you only eat rice the rest of the day...

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Unread 07-14-2017, 09:13 AM
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Originally Posted by jpfonseka View Post
+ 44g of protein post-workout + 44g of protein in a solid meal
I haven't seen this referenced in the book, can you point me to that part? Thanks.
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