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With all the information from Atkins, it would seem that high carbohydrate diets are bad. But the Atkins diet is meant for the morbidly obese who have to lose a huge amount of fat. In the short term, Atkins turns the body into a fat burner from a carbohydrate burner. But weightlifters depend almost solely on the body stores of muscle glycogen. Only a high carbohydrate diet will ensure the quick refueling of those stores.
First, it's probably best not to use studies/websites sponsored by companies like Gatorade as your sole source of educational reference on a topic like this. Second, usage of muscle glycogen in weightlifting can not (and should not) be inferred to be the same as "high intensity sports". Most nutritional studies are not done for weightlifting or other strength sports.
Secondly, it is my opinion that training for weightlifting IS a high intensity activity. The primary energy pathway for the sport of weightlifting is the ATP-PC energy system. This makes it a high intensity sport. The Lactic Acid system may come into use depending on the density of the exercise session or the length of the session. Therefore, replenishing muscle glycogen is important for a weightlifter. Recovery nutrition within an hour of lifting is very important and should contain a 50-50 mix of low-glycemic carbs and proteins to facilitate faster recovery. I still maintain a diet of 60-70% carbs is recommended for most weightlifters in serious training. But, as you say, everyone is different and every body is different.
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