Blogs about Carbohydrates

Thursday, May 02, 2013 • Sunnyvale, TX 75182
The Balance Guy
 3-4 hour period after your workout is generally the best time to indulge in the lion's share of your daily carbs. Quick digesting carbs like fruit for example That's because for several hours after intense training, your insulin sensitivity is elevated. That means you'll store more energy in vital metabolic muscle instead of in your fat cells. Keep that in mind. 
Friday, April 26, 2013 • Sunnyvale, TX 75182
The Balance Guy
 Just a quick tip. If you over indulged last night please drink plenty of ice cold water. It will cut down on the carb bloat and limit your weight gain.    
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 • Sunnyvale, TX 75182
The Balance Guy
Eat less sugar...................................eat more fiber                Easy right?
Monday, April 22, 2013 • Sunnyvale, TX 75182
The Balance Guy
I blew up my elbow last week. It is an old injury that flared up again. To get better faster I avoided these 2 foods that can cause further inflammation ) Sugar - . Nothing damages the digestive track like sugar. The medical community is starting to agree on the fact that chronic inflammation often starts in your gut, the biggest part of your immune system. 2) Alcohol - I also like my Friday night drink-out, but keep in mind that beer or any other alcoholic beverage damages your gut flora and liver when consumed in excess. If your hurt this will help. Hope you all had a great Monday
Saturday, April 20, 2013 • Sunnyvale, TX 75182
The Balance Guy
Here are 10 Unusual Tips to Burn Fat Faster by Chad Howse of Powerhouse Metabolism 1. Drink water when you wake up. Our metabolisms are one of our most important friends in our mission to fight fat. By drinking 2 big glasses of cold water upon rising, we're getting the calorie burning process started without actually consuming any calories. We're also rehydrating our bodies after a 6-8 hour span with full body function that uses a lot of water, but has no hydration. 2. Fat cells are more receptive during the morning.
Thursday, April 04, 2013 • Sunnyvale, TX 75182
The Balance Guy
 Post workout of course! Your muscles that you will train hard today will soak up" extra nutrients - especially carbohydrates like a sponge. It more technical terms the enegry will be used and stored in your muscles, instead of you waistline. Also have lean protein has well. Pairing lean protein will carbs after a training will is optimal fpr recovery. HAVE A GREAT THURSDAY 
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 • Sunnyvale, TX 75182
The Balance Guy
 Have an extra bowl of ice cream? More pizza or an extra bread roll? For EVERY gram of active carbohydrates you consume on a daily basis, your body will hold nearly 3 grams of water. Wow. That's why you put on 3 pounds when you weigh yourself the next day. How do you undo the damage you did last night? DRINK MORE WATER
Sunday, March 03, 2013 • Chicago, IL 60601
Brian Donovan Fitness Blog
Let's start with what starch is. Starches are actually long complex chains of simple sugar, also known as “complex carbohydrates”. Like sugar, starch has the potential to elevate blood sugar levels quickly. Some starches are actually more glycemic than some sugar. High glycemic foods spike your blood sugar level, which in turn releases the hormone insulin in the body.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 • Sunnyvale, TX 75182
The Balance Guy
 Yes, you can put this in the same headline. Yes, it does exist, along as the carbohydrates are of the unprocessed kind with fiber. Think peas, spinach, broccoli and a baked potatoes. If you are in the process of losing weight keep this in mind, NEVER combine fat and carbs in the same meal. Limit your carb intake when eating fat. A good rule of thumb is
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 • Sunnyvale, TX 75182
The Balance Guy
( Hint when your body needs them the most) Carbs are NOT evil in these 3 situations 1. MORNING- You have fasted all night(hopefully), so when you wake up there is more room 'in the tank" to store carbs. Good examples are Steel cut oatmeal and Yogurt.