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Breakfast how much?

Discussion in 'Health, Fitness and Training' started by cannondale boy, 26 May 2009.

  1. jimboalee

    jimboalee New Member

    Location:
    Solihull
    Are you sure its not a Trifle Dish ? :biggrin:
     
  2. TheDoctor

    TheDoctor Man-Machine

    Location:
    Hertfordshire
    Is someone trifling with Plax?
    You'll be taken into custardy...
    *hides*
     
  3. Goffins

    Goffins New Member

    Location:
    West Sussex
    A cigg and a cup of tea is all I have time for before setting off.
    But I always have Bannana in my bag and a Cranberry creal bar.

    + I always have a loaf of bread in the Fridge at work.

    So I ride in on empty, get changed then eat my Ceral bar, followed by my Bannana then 3 slices of white toast with butter and a cup of sweet tea.
     
  4. jimboalee

    jimboalee New Member

    Location:
    Solihull
    You should get 50% of the energy for the ride down your neck at least 12 hours before the ride begins.

    Example; 200km Audax, circular route. Start 08:00 Sunday. 16 Deg C average temp forecast.
    Total calorie expenditure 5000ish.
    1300 extra calories on Friday evening.
    1300 extra calories on Saturday.
    600 calories for breakfast 2 hours before the ride.
    600 calories at first control.
    600 calories at half distance.
    600 calories at third control.

    I'm trying to get rid of some flab, so I don't eat any extra on Friday evening, and reduce the feeding during the ride to 300 calories at each control.

    On a 100km, I have a 600 calorie breakfast and a 600 calorie snack at half distance.

    On rides less than 50 miles, I don't eat anything extra to my BMR.
     
  5. Evzie

    Evzie New Member

    Two bananas half hour before a quick 20 mile stint does me any more and i shove some toast in for good measure.
     
  6. Breedon

    Breedon Senior Member

    A big bowel of porridge with some suger and a cup of coffee, start to get hunger pangs around 9.00am have my break at 9.30.
     
  7. jimboalee

    jimboalee New Member

    Location:
    Solihull
    There's going to be some very wicked comments about your method of cooking porridge.
     
  8. montage

    montage God Almighty

    Location:
    Bethlehem
    I just eat as much as I can - usually this is a huuge bowl of cereal, but sometimes the toast, banana, smoothie, more toast, yogurt gets in there aswell.
     
  9. albal

    albal Senior Member

    Location:
    Dorset
    quick small bowl of c flakes before ride. on return tea, toast more corn flakes and yoghurt.
     
  10. Lisa21

    Lisa21 Absconded from Facebook....

    Location:
    North Wales
    :tongue: I much prefer mine in a BOWL..................:ohmy:

    Seriously tho....do you really NEED to eat breakfast??? I very rarely do, maybe some cereal mid day but I dont feel the need to eat much early on.Went for a 26 mile spin today and apart from 5 bottles of water:ohmy:had no food and felt fine.Felt great infact! Had some cereal when I got home so in no danger of wasting away:biggrin:
     
  11. Breedon

    Breedon Senior Member

    Ohh balls, i mean bowl but you knew that :laugh:
     
  12. Plax

    Plax Über Member

    Location:
    Wales

    Yes, you do;
    http://nutrition.about.com/od/nutrition101/a/breakfast.htm

    http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/32143/five_reasons_why_its_important_to_eat.html
     
  13. jimboalee

    jimboalee New Member

    Location:
    Solihull
  14. Lisa21

    Lisa21 Absconded from Facebook....

    Location:
    North Wales
     
  15. XmisterIS

    XmisterIS Purveyor of fine nonsense

    They say you should eat a little often.