How many carbs is low carb?

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  1. JordanClarkson

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    When you're low carbing, how many carbs do you allow yourself a day?
     
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    a low amount? keto is usually under 20g a day(depending on caloric intake, macro is usually 5% carbs) and something like atkins is around 100g or less a day I believe. With atkins though you change the amount every so often I believe.
     
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    On my low carb day I eat 60g which is basically 2 apples.
     
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    20 g's a day? what the fuck? are you stage shape or something?
     
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    I'm currently doing ~50g a day.. I'd count that as "low"
     
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    3-4g is really low, 5-12g is low-med
     
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    i might be able to do 60. i'm wondering if going low carb would be beneficial for the 4 days that i don't work out. i'm already at 75 today though
     
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    I'm doing 30g/day and feel pretty good
     
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    low for me is 100g or less....right now I am getting WAY more than that but for a cut I do two days at 100g than a high day, repeat
     
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    200g is low for me.
     
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    i could do 100 easily. i'm averaging 125-150 right now
     
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    Going low carb may not be beneficial if you are looking to gain muscle mass. I have 1 low carb day per week and 1 high carb day per week - but they average out to the same 150g I usually eat per day.

    Eating carbohydrates is not just for on-days, it's beneficial for overall recovery time. Cutting your carb intake to such low amounts at 60g would probably only slow muscle gain.
     
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    i'd say 100 or less
     
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    Is that pic in your av @ Minnewaska?


    Less than 50 grams is low for me.
     
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    i stay at 300g a day. bloat the yoke.
     
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    I try to stay under 100.
     
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    low carb for me is around 50-60 i dun like it though. makes me light headed if i maintain it over extended periods of time. rather be around 100-150(closer to 100)
     
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    less than 4 pop tarts
     
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    Carbs are anabolic
     
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    My normal days I end up around 50g total incidental carbs from protein powders and green veggies. Most of that is fiber though. My moderated carb day is 100-150g depending on how I feel. My high carb day is about 300-400g.

    I've been using this carb rotation for probably 5-6 months now without much adjustment.
     
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    Shredds???

    Dunno....went from 230 ~20-22% to 215 8-10%???
     
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    low carb is gay :hs:
     
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    it's like people don't think they can lose fat on 200g of carbs
     
  24. Marix

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    I actually feel just fine on low carb. And I'm losing fat REALLY quickly.. but you know, the best thing ever is just after you finish a cut and you start to EAT and your body goes "whoa.. ok - gimme all that food!!"

    I'm not one of those people who has a huge energy boost from carbs and I don't have energy loss from low carb either.

    What does that say about me? Good or bad glucose tolerance? Good I assume?
     
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