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Episode 78: Determining The ‘Best’ Types Of Carbs For A Carb Up

podcast Dec 11, 2020

In this episode, I chat all about implementing different types of carbs strategically for your personal goals, the benefits of honey, beet juice and why it’s something you might consider in your pre-workout regiment and more!

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Todays Questions:

  • What is the best way to carb up: starchy carbs, fibrous carbs, sugars, sugar + fat, or starch + fat?
  • Thoughts on honey being a carb source when trying to put on muscle?

Top Takeaways:

  • Three rules to use as a baseline when incorporating carbs
  • Types of carb sources to use before workouts
  • Three goals to focus on when strategically implementing a carb up
  • Benefits of using beetroot juice or powder before cardio and resistance training

Show Notes:



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Rachel Gregory (@rachelgregory.cns) is a Board-Certified Nutrition Specialist, Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and Author of the best-selling book, 21-Day Ketogenic Diet Weight Loss Challenge. She received her Master’s Degree in Nutrition & Exercise Physiology from James Madison University and Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine from the University of Miami.

Rachel helps her clients transform their lives by starting with the physical (body), realizing the power of the mental (mindset), and ultimately gaining massive confidence that bleeds into every aspect of their lives (family, relationships, work, etc.).


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