To Gain Size – Should I Consume Simple Carbs Post-Workout?


Q: I’m trying to gain size, and for years I’ve heard that I should consume simple sugars immediately post-workout to generate an anabolic insulin response. Then I hear horror stories about sugar, how it can mess up my blood sugar and lead to fat gain. Who’s right?

Both are correct. Using sugar to stimulate insulin in order to maximize anabolism during the post-workout window is smart. But sugar can also wreak havoc on your blood sugar levels, causing fat storage and hurting your overall health.


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