Originally Posted by superbilt
The new trend in the fitness industry is to avoid carbs. Carbs give us energy and we need them to gain size and strength. Very few have ever gotten big and strong on a low carb diet. I think carb backloading and all that other garbage has gotten popular because big and strong guys (most of them are also fat) have popularized it and books can be written which equals money. But bodybuilders, strongman, powerlifters, football players, etc have always used carbs to fuel up and get bigger and stronger.
Dumb trend, lol. I love me some carbs. : )
Your last sentence hits the nail on the head.