Carb Back-loading gives you the freedom to eat a lot of supposed junk food in the hours after training. The obvious question, then, is just how much can you get away with? If you train in the evening and your loads are heavy enough, you’ll create a hormonal environment in the body that will allow you to eat an incredible amount of sugar without storing an ounce of fat. Kiefer explains how much and how to tell in this new installment of our back-loading series.

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