Day one: feel good
Day two: feel okay
Day three: ugh
Day four: kill me now
Day five refeed: oh sweet Jesus it feels so good oh my god yes
Day one: wake up shredded and juicy and feeling like a god
Well written response and I agree with all of your points.
I wasn't trying to say that everyone can get away with 1000 carbs. That's an absurd amount and you prob need to be as active as him to not get fat off it. I was just trying to show that you can eat a ton of carbs and not get fat, if you are active and adjust some other factors accordingly (like fat intake). Like, you won't die of 1000g carbs everyday. I prob should've been more clear about that.
I do wonder though if you really get fat off excess carbs if your fat intake is very low. I don't know the exact science, but there's some very knowledgable guys on that other forum who basically say that in a calorie surplus, dietary fat easily gets stored as fat while carbs are a lot less likely to do so. I just question whether the reason people get fat on their regular higher carb diets is because they also keep fat high (regular people eat quite fatty food, in my experience).
Could sedentary people not hypothetically get away with a lot of carbs if they keep their fat intake low? I don't know the answer, but if you know something about it I'd be interested to hear it.
No no no, you don't want to do that.
The more lean you get the more carbs you can tolerate, and the more carbs you need.
Going keto at the end of a cut in a big calorie deficit can very well have you go catabolic and lose muscle. Increase protein intake the leaner you get and don't drop carbs too far. You can drop them a bit but don't go full keto. Carbs are muscle sparing.
Also, the leaner you get the slower your fat loss will get. That's natural and maintaing the same fat loss rate as when you're around 20% bf is prob not the best idea and could again leave you catabolic.
Go slow and steady now Mark and don't fuck this up, lol. You have no deadline for a BB show. You've laid the foundation and the base during the bulk and now its down to the last sprint. All you gotta do is be patient. We're counting on you for becoming a RHET success story.