When I started bodybuilding some 7 years ago, everyone I knew ate big breakfasts and 6 meals a day. It was also commonly accepted that carbs should be limited to the start of the day while ‘slow’ forms of energy should be consumed later in the day. Before bed, people said to take casein with some fat to prevent night time catabolism. I can’t even begin to recount how often I’ve eaten oatmeal with whey for breakfast and cottage cheese with flax seed before bed.
What science says about the effect of alcohol on body composition, strength and exercise by Kelechi Opara
Alcohol, like high-fructose corn syrup and caffeine, is one of the most misunderstood substances that many people regularly consume. Lots of people enjoy drinking and have questions about alcohol consumption and their weight management goals. I'm often asked how much alcohol someone can get away with drinking before it starts interfering with their plans to get a six pack