Big workouts require big meals. I am doing a pretty intense workout for 6 weeks and I am eating a metric ton each day. I'm pretty sore on the following days but I never feel tired or exhausted (except for immediately after my workout). This is the first time where I have really gone out of my way, painful at times, to eat A LOT and I can definitely tell the difference. I was previously running leangains, but during these 6 weeks I haven't done any macro management. Just big ol' primal meals (with plenty of primal carbs).
If you're working out hard, don't be afraid to eat. Fuel the workouts! For me it's made a world of difference.
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