The fact that you’re on a low carb diet does not mean that you have to halt your training. This article is designed to help you with more energy.
If you have made the decision to get on a low-carb diet and still want to work out, you may be familiar with the symptoms already; tiredness, and inability to gather enough energy to work through your cardio sessions and usual lifting.
STEP UP YOUR TRAINING
While you can stay on to low-carb diets to lose weight and stay fit, there are chances that you may lose muscle as well. The reason for this is that your glucose reserve, otherwise known as glycogen which is stored in the liver and muscle tissue gets comprised when you start running low on carbs.
When your carbs intake is too low, it gets a bit difficult for your muscles to stretch, thus, you’ll have to do intense training and lift weights to maintain your body size. Essentially, your muscles begin to experience less stimulation, drop in training pounded and decrease in strength, all resulting in muscle loss.
Considering these factors, you’ll have to restructure your resistance training so that it’s not just intense, but heavy and brief. Going on short-time workouts tend to consume fewer calories compared to a longer time of workout sessions. For a lot of people who always feel they haven’t had a good workout until the entire afternoon has been spent in the gym, I guess they are not aware of the relationship that exists between training intensity and training volume.
You can do rigorous training for a short period of time and just next to nothing for an extended period, but the truth is that you can go on for a long period! In fact, even if you try to give all you’ve got, I can bet you won’t go for more than 30 minutes before you completely break down.
You may also want to try to lift something heavy at the start of your workout. The importance of this is that your muscle will still be fresh, and Adenosine Triphosphate; a chemical that stimulates contraction and energy production. At the onset, the reserved glycogen in your muscles are still fresh and at their peak. At that point, you can easily generate a powerful output with ease, and easily maximize the stress before you get too weak to continue.