We have lots of talk in this forum on the effects of a lack of or surplus of carbs, protein, sugars, fat, etc.
One thing that comes up every so often is sodium, yet most of what I see is just pro-low-sodium intake. I know that 2-3g a day of sodium is ideal, but my question is this:
What is the effect of sodium on a bodybuilder, particularly when bulking or cutting? In other words, health considerations aside-- If what I'm concerned with is gaining muscle or losing fat and eating correctly to ensure that this occurs, what is my concern with sodium? I know it causes water retention, but this is momentary...
Thread: Sodium's effect on bodybuilding
01-11-2007, 05:23 PM #1
Sodium's effect on bodybuilding/
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I eat salt by the pound baby, j/k... But I certainly do not watch how much I useMuscle-Elements Board Representative & Brand Ambassador
01-12-2007, 02:30 AM #6