On today’s episode of Live Lean TV, I’m answering 5 of your questions in 5 minutes, including what should I do after completing a workout program?
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Is it okay to workout on an empty stomach, first thing in the morning. They say it burns more fat.
“They” say it burns more fat.
I often workout on an empty stomach as well.
Ultimately, you just have to find what works for you.
A lot of people feel like they do not have enough energy to workout in the morning when they don’t eat.
Therefore they won’t workout.
If you’re one of those people, eat something, and forget what everybody else does.
It’s up to you to test and find what works best for you.
For me, I love going to the gym and I love working out.
Therefore, I don’t always need food for extra energy and motivation to workout.
So find what works for you, and stick with it.
If your goal is weight loss, and you can workout on an empty stomach, try it.
For more details, check out the full post on fasted cardio vs fed cardio for fat loss.
Lets move on to the next question.
What should I do after completing a workout program? What exercises should i do after this program to maintain my fitness level?
We receive this question a lot, which is why we created our Live Lean Body Program Selector Quiz, to help you find the best workout and nutrition program based on your:
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What are some healthy foods for bulking up?
For the complete answer, check out this post on the best healthy foods to bulk up without adding belly fat.
How do you know how many servings of food you need for your body.
I assume they mean, how many calories do you need for your body.
Here’s a quick and rough calculation to figure out how many calories you need per day.
If you’re looking to:
Note: if you’re looking to really pack on the pounds quickly, go all the way up to about 19 calories per pound of bodyweight.
Just make sure your macronutrient breakdown for those foods are:
To learn, step-by-step, how to calculate your calories, check out this post on how many calories should I eat a day.
Lets get into the last question.
How much time before strength training in the gym, should you consume a pre-workout meal? Is there an optimal range?
Here’s the full post on how many hours before a workout should I eat.
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Brad Gouthro is the founder of Live Lean TV, a media company focused on helping men and women “Live Lean” 365 days a year. Brad’s programs and content have helped millions of people all over the world learn how to get in shape, and more importantly, sustain it for life.