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|02-01-2014 09:55 AM|
|snowman55||Lookup creatine. It's only one of few supplements that has been proven to work by real research.|
|01-30-2014 06:12 PM|
Originally Posted by neni View Post
If you want energy just eat light and often. Things with coconut butter/oil in them are also good. What I heard was that coconut oil is a medium length chain fat which is the only type your body can't store. This means it has to be broken down to sugar first and then made back into a short or long chain fat which makes it so you get a bunch of energy but less of a sugar crash if you're doing something.
|01-30-2014 05:30 PM|
|CassMT||you've got it made then, when your lil bro is making one, have him toss in an extra nana|
|01-30-2014 04:51 PM|
Originally Posted by CassMT View Post
|01-30-2014 04:36 PM|
the premade shakes and energy drinks are crap, sugary swill
i ride best, feel most energetic on the hill when i just have coffee (2 big frenchpress cups ~8shots, LOL), no brekkies and sure as fuk no MacDo
hefewiezen/oj break at 2pm
i sometimes make a smoothie with some banana, costco frozen berries and protein powder....invest in a vitamix, you could grind up a carbuerator in there
|01-30-2014 01:51 PM|
|linvillegorge||High protein diets are great for building muscle or shedding fat, but pretty awful for endurance. When I'm cutting weight (like now), I go on a high protein, low carb diet. It drains the shit out of you. You're essentially starving your body of the calories it needs. That's why you lose weight. The only way to lose weight is to create a calorie deficit. You have to burn more than you consume. It's not the rocket science that some people try to make it out to be.|
|01-30-2014 01:02 PM|
Originally Posted by Taylor_Gang View Post
Water is good, I sometimes will take gatorade and mix it 50/50 with water. If you're sweating a lot the electrolytes are important to replenish, but otherwise water is the best thing for you.
I have fast food breakfast sometimes before boarding, I don't think that slows me down. Although I prefer oatmeal, something that will give me a better long term energy level.
The biggest thing I find is stopping for a large lunch really slows you down, it takes energy to digest food, which is why you feel like sleeping after a large meal. Now take that to the hill and try to do a very demanding physical activity for another 4 hours! Read up on what triathletes do to keep their energy levels up for the day. They certainly don't grab a burger, fries and a beer at lunch!
|01-30-2014 12:45 PM|
Originally Posted by poutanen View Post
|01-30-2014 12:43 PM|
Thanks for all the comments/advice. I appreciate it.
I believe what was killing my riding/ENERGY level was the ENERGY DRINK and the FAST FOOD breakfast. I would usually grab 2 sausage egg McMuffins and hash browns from McDonalds. Than go buy a Monster and Gatorade when I got to the resort.
In the beginning when I first started snowboarding...I could handle ALL DAY and get in as many runs as I can. After 2-3 seasons...I lost some of that energy. Either it was my diet...OR...I just got burned out from snowboarding in general. I think it was a combination of both and therefore I am looking to eat/drink a bit more healthier the next time I go up on the hill and hopefully will help boost my energy levels.
|01-30-2014 12:00 PM|
Originally Posted by wrathfuldeity View Post
I usually start the day with cereal or eatmeal and that's my energy base for the day...
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