You may have heard that many bodybuilders avoid carbohydrates quite consciously. This is a curious assumption that your bodybuilding efforts may go astray if you take carbohydrates. In fact, your body prefers carbohydrates to be its energy source. Where will you get the energy of lifting weight if you cut this energy source off? In this article you’ll see how carbohydrates help your muscle growth. Then you’ll find some healthy carbs to choose from. Finally you’ll know how to calculate your carbs needs.