Eating to go the gym early

  1. Eating to go the gym early


    I usually go the gym around 7pm

    But on weekends when I'm off work I'd like to go early. When I do go early I feel extremely tired, even with a good sleep.

    What's a good breakfast to give me lots of energy?
    Thanks

  2. Re: Eating to go the gym early


    Greek yogurt + coconut oil + honey or fruit

    Or you can give fasted training a shot. People have had tremendous success with FTP using Anabolic Pump and Modern BCAA.

    Do you use any sort of pre-workout product? Maybe you just need a little kick to get you going. Something like Jack3d micro or even just a cup of coffee might help.

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  3. I like oatmeal with brown sugar & blueberries, chocolate milk and an omelet with tomatoes, peppers and onions.
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  4. whatever food you feel will give you energy. there is no specific food to eat. i fell more energized/focused training 16 hours fasted
    1200 pound club

  5. A large night time meal can also pack glycogen to use for the early morning. Grab something light like an apple and a protein shake before you head off to the gym and you'll be good

  6. Quote Originally Posted by JudoJosh View Post
    Greek yogurt + coconut oil + honey or fruit

    Or you can give fasted training a shot. People have had tremendous success with FTP using Anabolic Pump and Modern BCAA.

    Do you use any sort of pre-workout product? Maybe you just need a little kick to get you going. Something like Jack3d micro or even just a cup of coffee might help.
    I don't use pre-workout but I am looking at them, I'll have a look into fasting but can't see my self doing that ha. Thanks.

  7. Coffee with 2 TBS unsalted butter from grassfed cows and 1 TBS coconut oil well shaken/blended.

  8. Quote Originally Posted by SXIPro
    Coffee with 2 TBS unsalted butter from grassfed cows and 1 TBS coconut oil well shaken/blended.
    You're going to want to blend that, trust me. Shaken is alright if you are in a bind but for me, it does not go down well AT ALL. What he said was a great recommendation but maybe exchange the coconut oil with some MCT oil if you aren't a fan of the coconut taste.

  9. combination of protein and carbs, such as whey shake, eggs, and a bowl of oats

  10. Quote Originally Posted by Fgp View Post

    You're going to want to blend that, trust me. Shaken is alright if you are in a bind but for me, it does not go down well AT ALL. What he said was a great recommendation but maybe exchange the coconut oil with some MCT oil if you aren't a fan of the coconut taste.
    Coconut is fine. Hate coffee. No pain no gain! I'll try anything.

    Thanks

  11. Quote Originally Posted by alaskabound View Post
    combination of protein and carbs, such as whey shake, eggs, and a bowl of oats
    Is a shake ok before the gym as well as after?

    Thanks

  12. Quote Originally Posted by Fgp View Post
    You're going to want to blend that, trust me. Shaken is alright if you are in a bind but for me, it does not go down well AT ALL. What he said was a great recommendation but maybe exchange the coconut oil with some MCT oil if you aren't a fan of the coconut taste.
    I use a blender bottle (the shaker cup with the little mttal whisk 'ball' inside) and it works fine for me if I shake the hell out of it. I can't run a blender at 4:30 AM because I can't afford the alimony and child support payments. If you do use a real blender, hold that lid TIGHT. Hot liquids expand like a mofo.

  13. Quote Originally Posted by TexasGuy View Post
    I like oatmeal with brown sugar & blueberries, chocolate milk and an omelet with tomatoes, peppers and onions.

    That breakfast would put me in a morning coma!!

  14. Quote Originally Posted by TexasGuy View Post
    I like oatmeal with brown sugar & blueberries, chocolate milk and an omelet with tomatoes, peppers and onions.
    Yuuum.

  15. Quote Originally Posted by Alinshop View Post
    That breakfast would put me in a morning coma!!
    Give it thirty minutes and a few burpees will wake you right up.

  16. Quote Originally Posted by jimsmith View Post
    Hi, you should go for pre-workout powder like Ripped Freak.It contains the most powerful combination of adrenaline-enhancing ingredients.Intense training sessions both physically and mentally draining you .If you go through heavy workouts and sessions, your body and mind can require additional assistance to get through the planned workout. So you needed pre-workout supplements.
    Someone is drinking the koolaid.....

  17. Quote Originally Posted by SXIPro View Post

    Someone is drinking the koolaid.....

    Sounds more like selling the koolaid

  18. Quote Originally Posted by jimsmith View Post
    Hi, you should go for pre-workout powder like Anal blast.It contains the most powerful combination of homo-enhancing ingredients.Intense training sessions both penally and anally draining you .If you go through heavy ass poundings and docking, your body and mind can require additional assistance to get through the planned sexy time. So you needed pre-workout supplements.
    I believe this is his link :
    http://youtu.be/F2wcMAGic3s

  19. Hi there,

    I think almond, nuts, seeds and lentils are some good energy options to try before going to gym.
  

  
 

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