| Ep 490 – Pre-Morning Workout Nutrition Do’s, Don’ts, and Do-nuts

Author / Christopher McQuilkin

46 Min Listen

In this episode the Crew dials the voicemail to answer a question from a loyal Power Athlete Radio listener:

Hey, what’s up group? Is this Sean, first time Texan long time Power Athlete fan. Got a question for you all regarding nutrition and stuff like that. So my girlfriend and I workout in the morning, and the problem with that for us is that we tend to get our best workouts like later in the day with after we had a chance to get some good food in us. I know you’ve all tend to work out in the morning. What is yall’s morning nutrition routine cuz I feel like if we just get up and and just go straight to the gym, we don’t get the best workout. But then if we eat something we gotta kind of hang out and let that digest a little bit. What do you all do Thursday morning nutrition or stuff like that you tend to work out fasted find a good workout like that. Just got to suck it up or what. What do you feel about that? Talk to you later. Bye.

I eat success for breakfast, with skim milk.

Train first thing in the morning is a tall task for many. Most of the questions our nutrition team battle are sleep sacrifice to train benefits, WOD-ing in a fasted state, or what macros to take in before taking on the weights.

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Christopher McQuilkin

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Former collegiate lacrosse defensive midfielder, 4-year letter winner and 3-year team captain. Coached strength and conditioning collegiately with Georgetown University football, Men's and Women's lacrosse and Women's Crew, as well with the University of Texas at Austin's football program. Apprenticed under Raphael Ruiz of 1-FortyFour-1 studying proper implementation of science based, performance driven training systems. Head coached CrossFit Dupont's program for two years in Washington D.C. Received a Master's in Health Promotion Management from Marymount University in 2010, and has been a coach for Power Athlete since October, 2012.


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