Hi all. I have become ravenous PWO(post-workout) eating as much as 2,000 kcal over the course of three hours after more of my iontense workouts. I feel addicted to eating under these conditions. I am wondering if this is attributable to including sea salt PWO with potato(and/or other starch of similar types). I have read that sea salt causes excretion of nutrients and initiates secretion of hormones that trigger hunger-pangs. Is this the cause and/or is it the potatoes, insulin spikes and ghrelin(which I know little of and can't find the pertinent sources). I have heard that ghrelin has something to do with satiety and the urge to eat. Perhaps I am necessitous of this caloric load at these times(obviously more than usual is needed to replenish energy and initiate reparation processes). Can anyone out there shed some light on this issue?
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on May 01, 2011
at 12:01 PM
IMO and from my experience, its the potatoes and the subsequent insulin spike. Whenever I did the PWO carbs, not only was I ravenous but I found I was hungry a few hours later (highly unusual for me). This tells me, I need to stop playing around with sugars. I avoid the typical PWO carbs which stops the HGH release. When I eat a sweet potato, its on a non-workout day as part of my first meal around 11am or 12noon.