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weak_17
07-15-2004, 12:20 AM
Not nescesarily high intensity INTERVAL training, but this is training with my cross country team, three times per week after school (~4pm). Moderate-high intensity for maybe 45-60 mins. What would you reccommend i take pre and post cardio to help preserve muscle aswell as lose weight?

And yes i have read all the stickies, but there are lots of different arguments. Im just thinking ill stick to my normal lunch at about 1:30pm then maybe some BCAA's (they preserve muscle right?) and a banana right before running. Cause i dont wanna fully stuff my body with carbs as i wanna lose some FAT (preferably not muscle!). Not really sure what to take afterwoods? Maybe some carbs from like a breadroll or white rice of something. I would be finished about 5pm, and i normally have dinner around 7pm.

Thanks for all your tips and opinions guys! Appreciated.

Tom

weak_17
07-16-2004, 01:51 AM
Anyone???

Salford Reds
07-16-2004, 04:04 AM
High-GI carbs & protein immediately after.

weak_17
07-17-2004, 12:53 AM
anyone else?