I am currently trying out leangains and paleo. For now, I am doing OK for cutting weight pre competition by eating a lot of sweet potatoes. However, I need to up my carb intake later. How do you get enough carbs?
I am currently eating untill I'm very full, and still a bit too low. Do any of you have some suggestions?
Take something a little sweet, like berries and add it in after you are full.
When you are full up on regular food, you will always have room for desert.
I am not super familiar with the lean gains approach, but if you want more carbs something sweeter is the way to go when you are "full"
I've been on paleo LeanGains for a few months, and carb intake on training days is also the biggest challenge I'm facing - along with the restrictions low fat intake on training days puts in the diet but that's another topic. I have poor appetite, so I need carb-dense foods to get to the 350g of carbs I currently take.
My main go-tos are honey, dates, sultanas, figs, sweet potatos, fruit, home-made coconut ice "cream," and palatinose and buckwheat in a shake when eating just gets too much and you don't care about being dogmatic about paleo.