You and I would likely agree on far more than not. I’ve been lifting 46 years, Moreno, and I beat a pernicious obesity problem 33 years ago. What concerns me is that far too many folks would read that initial statement as permission to gorm anything after a workout. People already drink sports drinks and eat energy bars they don’t really need. As a competitive bodybuilder you know this stuff intuitively. Most folks don’t. Far too many use a fit bit as an excuse to eat more. While that is most certainly their perfect right, the problem comes when they can’t figure out why their bodies aren’t improving. I have lifted my entire adult life, and at 67 there are some lessons I’ve learned along the way that come from hard faceplants, misinformation and poor habits. Yeah, sure, you and I can pop a popsicle every so often (for me it’s a donut) but you and I are outliers. When the average Joe with a dad bod reads that a high performing athlete can eat a Snickers, he often thinks he can too. Sure. But not with the same results. So yes, you and I could both write tomes on exercise and nutrition, and kindly, I do, but I found the original comment far too vague and easily misconstrued by folk who aren’t nearly as committed as we are.

Thanks for your response. I am in my gym parking lot as I write this. Time to hit the iron.

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