I just read through the bulk of the 6-page long "Good Carbs" thread. Whew.
I have started working with a trainer in the gym who is a "retired" body builder. I'm not trying to lose weight or necessarily "gain mass" but I do want more muscles and a more symmetrical look like the chicks in the fitness magazines.
I told him about my low-carb diet and he told me that in general low-carb diets work best when you take a day here and there and "refeed". I gather from the Good Carbs post, that for people with fitness goals similar to mine, this is probably true. It also sounds like some of you engage in a "carb refeed" for this purpose on a fairly regular basis.
SO, MY QUESTIONS:
What does your carb refeed consist of? Do you actually eat grains, or do you just load up on fruit? At this point I'm not sure how to do it, or how often I need to be doing it, but tomorrow is Thanksgiving so I imagine I'll be refeeding some tomorrow. lol.
I generally keep my carbs below 75g per day since starting the PB three months ago. Where would it need to be to be considered a "refeed", and on those days would I decrease the fat/protein amounts too, or just increase the carbs while keeping everything else the same?