How Many Carbs Do I Need to Build Muscle?
Carbohydrates are also an important energy source to help fuel strength training sessions. "Adults who are strength training at least twice a week should be getting at least half their daily calories from quality carbohydrate sources," Jessica said. If you're working out more often, go for 55 percent of your daily calories per day. Good sources include whole grains, legumes, whole-grain breads and cereals, dairy products, and fruits and vegetables.