New cutting routine--please critique.

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  1. hootpie

    hootpie New Member

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    7:30am – 1 cup egg whites + 2 slices Milton’s bread
    10:00am – Promax bar [290 calories, 6g fat, 38g carbs, 20g protein]
    1:00pm – turkey sandwich, 6-8 slices of turkey, Sara Lee bread (45 calorie, 13g carb per slice
    4:00pm - pre-workout – turkey sandwich, 6-8 slices of turkey, Milton’s bread (19g carb, 90 calories per slice)
    7:00pm - post-workout – 1 scoop ON whey in water + 1 slice Milton’s bread + 15 grapes
    10:00pm – 2 scoops muscle milk in water

    -3 fish oil caps per meal
    -30g protein/meal
    -1800-2000 calories per day
    -200-215g protein
    -145-160g carbs
    -40-45g fat
    -1.5gal water per day
    -Before and after basketball – 1 slice of Sara Lee bread, 1 banana, 15 grapes, 1 scoop ON whey in water
    -Workouts <=1.5 hours
    -Post-workout, 15 grapes

    Monday - 5x5 squats, deadlifts, bench, 2x12 incline
    Tuesday – 1-1.5 hour basketball and abs (20 minutes)
    Wednesday - 4x8 lunges, 3x8 GM's, 5x5 shoulder press, 4xmax dips, and pull-ups
    Thursday – 1-1.5 hour basketball and abs (20 minutes)
    Friday - warm-up to a 3rm of squat, 5x5 bent-over rows and incline, 2x12 tricep extensions, 3x8 DB curls
    Saturday – 15min jump rope, abs (20 minutes)

    Sunday – 15min jump rope


    I'm 6'3" 215lb ~17-18% BF. I'm going to cut to around 10%, then go for a clean bulk.

    Edit: I know the whole "15 grapes" thing seems weird, but apparently the insulin spike post-workout is really good for you. Can anyone verify this?

    Also, should I switch to a 4x8 set scheme or just stick with what I have?
     
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  2. AaronOC

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    looks good to me
     
  3. AaronOC

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    the insulin spike increases protein synthesis
     
  4. hootpie

    hootpie New Member

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    So it's true :)
     
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    fructose doesn't induce insulin release:mamoru:
     
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    Are you sure? If so, what should I eat instead?
     
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    just take maltodextrin with ur postworkout
     
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    how many mg per cap are your fish oil pills?
     
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    Not sure, but each one has 1g fo fat.
     
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    Yes it does. Its absorption is slower than glucose even though it's a simple sugar but it has an effect on insulin. Check out the GI or II of some fruits to get the one that has the most effect on insulin. The problem with fructose is that it's not as good as glucose to replenish glycogen stores in muscles. You also have to check out the glycemic load along with the II of fruits because it's measured for 50g of sugar but fruits don't have that much sugar in one serving.
     
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    Check out Aronld's Bread. 6gs fiber 4gs protein 10gs of carbs and damn good IMHO. It says atkins aproved on the package.
     
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