That means that, as soon as we wake up, we will have gone for around 9 hours with no food whatsoever, we have essentially been fasting in our sleep, hence the name ‘breakfast’ because when we eat, we are breaking our fast. For the average Joe, eating breakfast is very important because the food they consume will hopefully nourish their bodies and provide …show more content…
The metabolism becomes stronger when it has energy, which it gets from calories found in the food we consume. Without the energy, our metabolisms slow down, meaning that we find it much harder to lose weight, easier to gain weight, and we have less energy to exercise. By eating breakfast, your metabolism fires up so you can start burning through the calories and get energized beyond belief.
Breakfast Energizes You
As mentioned, by eating breakfast, your metabolism gets a real boost, which in turn means that you have more energy. We all feel tired and groggy when we wake up in a morning, but by eating breakfast, once the food is processed, digested, and absorbed, the calories fire up the metabolism so we start to generate even more energy as a result.
Breakfast Is A chance To Take In Protein
For bodybuilders and anybody looking to increase their lean muscle mass, you will need to meet a daily macronutrient requirement for protein intakes, which is generally around 1.5g of protein per pound of body weight. By skipping meals, you miss out on around 20 -30g of protein, which, from a bodybuilding standpoint, is …show more content…
Add a splash of milk so that the mixture is runny, but still thick.
Add your protein powder, mix well, and add a splash more milk.
Heat a non-stick skillet, wipe with a little coconut oil, and add your pancakes.
Heat them on low, and flip them when you see small bubbles appearing.
Add to a plate, top with a scoop of Greek yoghurt, a drizzle of honey, and a handful of mixed berries.
High Fat Special
For those of you following keto, or who are perhaps rotating your carbohydrate intakes, breakfast may very well be a high fat meal. By taking away carbs, the fats are not stored as fat at all, they actually fuel the body because fats are the body’s preferred source of energy.
Put simply, the body doesn’t have chance to store them as fat because they are used as energy, making this a fantastic pre-workout meal. Here’s what you need:
3 whole organic eggs
150g smoked salmon
Salt and pepper
Half an avocado
A squeeze of lemon
A sprinkle of cayenne pepper
A teaspoon of coconut oil