Start your day with a high protein meal to fuel your hard work in the gym!
Breakfast is a non-negotiable meal especially for bodybuilders who rely on an abundance of calories to get big and maintain their muscle mass.
Well, it’s all in the name…“Break-fast”.
When you sleep you are essentially fasting. But the worst thing that can happen to a bodybuilder is going too long without eating!
So… protein, carbs, and fats need to be consumed first thing in the morning to feed your growing muscles. Eating breakfast tells your body… “Oh, we’re not going to starve today” which stimulates your metabolism and keeps you hungry throughout the day.
But when you don’t eat breakfast, your body believes it has to conserve energy and the hunger signals stop. This suppresses your appetite and all bodybuilders know… a suppressed appetite = no gains!
So, if you’re into intermittent fasting then this information may not be appealing to you. But, if you like a good hearty breakfast then…