Is it the most important meal of the day?
NO. Why? Because all the meals you eat during the day are important. It’s unrealistic to say it is the most important, eat healthy in the morning and then just “not worry” about all of the other meals.
Do you have to eat breakfast?
NO, but its important to get your metabolism amped up as soon as possible once you awake.
Is Cereal a good option?
If you eat 3 meals a day, breakfast should be treated as 33% of your intake, that’s a third of your daily intake of food, so you don’t want to neglect it.
Cereal, muffins, granola bars etc are not good choices of food – I can not see many of you eating them for dinner, so why for breakfast? Because it’s quick? Easy? Convenient? I see most of you prepping and cooking lunch and dinner which is not always easy or convenient…so why are you skimping on breakfast?
Because you cant be bothered.
Eggs and bacon, an omelette with some spinach and mushrooms, a small amount of fruit and a few nuts are my go to choices.
I am a huge advocate of good quality bacon, it has protein in it without any carbs!
- I am not hungry in the mornings
- It takes too long
- I do not have enough time in the morning
- I have to get up at 6:00am
These are the excuses that come out of those people that kind of want to be in shape.
Those that really want to get in shape start cooking properly first thing in the morning. Starts their day off with a bang!
If you don't have time to cook, a bag of ready peeled hard boiled eggs is ideal.
Yeah I know what you’re going to say, what about my granola with no carbs and skim milk that I got from Whole Foods?
Sure, it could be worse, you could be slamming back a Caramel Mocha Frap and a Chocolate donut but….
The issue that arises is that you’re missing a great opportunity to get in protein, low glycemic carbs and some healthy fats.
Do not miss a great opportunity, get up a little earlier… you lazy sod!
Do you consider yourself a sore loser? Why?
Back Squat (5 x 3)
Working weight should be pretty close to last week's heavy single. Ideally, you're shooting for your working weight to be 5-10% of that heavy single
Metcon (AMRAP - Rounds and Reps)
12 Minute AMRAP:
45 Double Under
30 DB Snatch (50/35)
Out of Town WOD
FOR TIME: RUN 1 MILE, LUNGING 30 STEPS EVERY MINUTE