What is your pre workout meal?
- 04-14-2011, 12:15 PM
- 04-14-2011, 12:46 PM
Oatmeal,or bananas, depending on what type of macros for that day. Only maybe 20 gr of protein or so. Usually food, no whey. Chicken, or lean beef pattie.
- 04-14-2011, 01:00 PM
I lift fasted. Dont eat til after.
04-14-2011, 02:05 PM
chicken and brown rice and some walnuts or fish oil mixed in with it.
04-14-2011, 02:11 PM
4 eggs, 4oz 90% lean ground beef, 3 slices fat free cheese 1 cup brown rice most amazing omelet ever! I sometimes use canned chicken instead of beef.
04-14-2011, 02:46 PM
English muffin w/ Adams peanut butter and some honey, one scoop of protein mixed with water.
04-14-2011, 04:07 PM
04-14-2011, 09:47 PM
Today it was a cup of rice pilaf, a cup of mixed veg (broccoli, cauliflower, carrots), and two chicken breasts about four hours before the workout. Yesterday I had 4 cups of raw spinach and two cups of chicken, white bean, and corn chili about three hours before the workout. Typically I eat a large meal three to five hours before the workout, but the whole day contributes to glycogen storage. If I don't keep my calories up starting with breakfast, my evening workout suffers. I know this differs between individuals but I was rarely satisfied enough with my energy levels and fueling capabilities to make my morning workouts as productive as my evening workouts. And I like my blood supply to be focused on either digestion or muscles, not both simultaneously when possible.
04-14-2011, 09:55 PM
04-14-2011, 09:59 PM
Oatmeal and Whey protein
Extra lean burger on wholegrain buns and fruit smoothie
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04-14-2011, 10:03 PM
04-14-2011, 11:00 PM
ive tried that whole lifting on an empty stomach thing. i HATED it. i felt sooo dizzy throughout my whole workout and felt so weak. i need some food, fats and protein to get me to have a powerful workout!
04-14-2011, 11:07 PM
04-14-2011, 11:08 PM
04-14-2011, 11:20 PM
Can someone show me a guy who is 220 plus and trains fasted? Please (not being a diiiick)
04-14-2011, 11:50 PM
I know a couple of the old USP guys trained fasted, kind of where I first got the idea from Snagency and Muletsolider both did bunches of post on the subject and our very own David Dunn (board admin) used to have a journal on the boards and trained fasted.
Did you want me to try and dig up some old school bodybuilders or strong man that trained fasted? Remember this may seem new to a lot of people, IF is doing a great job of popularizing this, but this practice, idea, and theory has been around for a long time.
04-14-2011, 11:54 PM
04-15-2011, 08:34 AM
One cup cooked steel-cut,1/4c pumpkin seeds ground up,1scoop stawberry or cinnamon whey,1/2 bananna.(stawberry taste best)But i'd eat the ass out of a cow!Always hungry.
04-15-2011, 08:36 AM
it gets expensive, who said can chicken ?
04-15-2011, 08:39 AM
As for me, I have 12oz coconut milk, 50g mixed protein (egg/whey/micellar), 1-2 servings of fruit, and 1-2oz of EVOO (sometimes).
M.Ed. Ex Phys
04-15-2011, 08:41 AM
is there a way to deviate la little bit on ?
04-15-2011, 08:58 AM
4 pieces of whole wheat, extra fiber, HFCS free toast with a huge gob of natty P-butter on each and drizzled with honey.
04-15-2011, 09:47 AM
04-15-2011, 09:54 AM
I will post pics up some day. I usually wake up at 5 and at the gym by 5:45-6. I have been doing it for years and never had a problem reaching whatever goals I have set.
04-15-2011, 10:19 AM
I was juust about to post on here that same question I eat two pb&j sandwiches before I workout with sunflower seed and peanuts on then, is this bad I'm in a mass cycle right now though is this bad for me to do? Should I be eating something healthier or different ?
04-15-2011, 10:35 AM
04-15-2011, 10:40 AM
04-15-2011, 11:15 AM
I don't train fasted per se as I've eaten about 4 meals before I work out (at 4-6pm), but I never consume anything an hour before training, especially if squatting or deadlifting. I'm asking for trouble if I do.
04-15-2011, 11:21 AM
1 C Oats
2 Whole Eggs
2 Eggs Whites
04-15-2011, 11:31 AM
04-15-2011, 11:32 AM
04-15-2011, 11:34 AM
04-15-2011, 11:54 AM
04-15-2011, 01:09 PM
04-15-2011, 01:18 PM
i train around 5:45 at night, so i usually have about 3 meals down before my preworkout "meal", 1/2 cup oats in 20 grams whey, 20 grams caesin, but i drink that about 1 1/2 hours before training since like rosie said, having to much in the stomach sucks for training
but when i used to train fasted, one time i felt really weak and shaky, and i can't do that again, so i stopped training completely fasted
04-15-2011, 01:21 PM
usually just down a protein bar an hour before, and then some waxy/bcaa/etc.. when i walk into the gym. Thinkin of replacin the bar with some pasta/chicken and see how if the fullness effects me at all
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04-15-2011, 04:06 PM
04-15-2011, 04:10 PM
04-15-2011, 04:12 PM
Thanks for all the comments on training fasted. I used to do cardio fasted and feel like Shti after not to mention I looked like I weighed only 180 pounds... I started drinking 30 grams WPI and after an hour of cardio I still look full and pumped. I still wanna try weight training fasted just to see if there's a difference in pump
04-15-2011, 04:14 PM
Plus if I eat before a workout I have a crap ass workout. Also it makes me feel sick to my stomach.
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