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Jerry Brainum 03-30-2010 07:50 PM

Pre-workout meals for the obese: what to eat for maximal fat oxidation
 
What you eat prior to training can have a significant influence on how much body fat you burn or oxidize during the workout. In those with low to normal body fat levels, consuming a high glycemic index or simple carb source just before a workout will blunt fat oxidation. The ingestion of quickly absorbed carb [...]

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ricka182 03-30-2010 08:33 PM

I guess I'm screwed for fat burning... I take Vitargo pre and post, and that stuff is supposed to be one the fastest carb sources available. Not sure if I qualify as obese though.. My BMI(?) says I'm obese, but using 2 sets of calipers and 2 online calculators I come in closer to 16%....

BendtheBar 03-30-2010 09:04 PM

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Originally Posted by ricka182 (Post 43762)
I guess I'm screwed for fat burning... I take Vitargo pre and post, and that stuff is supposed to be one the fastest carb sources available. Not sure if I qualify as obese though.. My BMI(?) says I'm obese, but using 2 sets of calipers and 2 online calculators I come in closer to 16%....

What's your height and weight?

ricka182 03-31-2010 11:19 AM

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Originally Posted by BendtheBar (Post 43767)
What's your height and weight?


6' tall.. My weight averages around 236-240..usually a bit higher on Mondays due to drinking on the weekends..


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