Thanks for such a thorough response. It made plenty of sense.
Originally Posted by Off Road
Excellent point, and the whole message summed up nicely. I say let your lifts dictate your eating. If you are in PR territory, then eat a lot. If you are deloading or working back up or breaking in new lifts, then just eat regularly.
That would confuse me a little because at the beginner/intermediate phase you are supposed to constantly train in that PR territory. I can see the application at advanced levels.