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Jeffreyk
04-28-2007, 02:59 PM
What would you have done. You wake up, have a damn good breakfast, oats n eggs, some cafe to get rollin' a get ready for the gym....done eating bout 9am. 10:00 rolls around and you hop in the car/truck etc. and head to the gym which is about 20 minutes away. Get onto the highway, and BANG a traffic jam like you've never seen. Long story shot, I pull into the gym parking lot (only the first friggn exit) and it's 12:45pm!!!!!!!! Now you got ardio and to train, meaning you wont get home until 3:30 at the earliest.

Do you train, even though there would be 6-7 hours between the two meals?

Do you find a convience store and pick up a junk bar, or ****ty sandwhich and wait another 1/2 hour or so?

Do you drink you pw shake now, sit around and then train and do cardio?

Or do you say fit and just go home?

I did number one....so right now, it's 5pm and I've had a bowl of steamed veggies, a 1/2 cup of oats, 50g of protein, a cytogain shake and a cup of egg whites for the whole frickn day....with one meal left.......or two counting prebed shake. Do you just keep eating to get in all your cals? Sorry, but I was pissssssed!

Bako Lifter
04-28-2007, 03:18 PM
Don't worry about it, one day won't kill you. Just make up for it when you get home.

bill
04-28-2007, 05:41 PM
I'm sure this won't slow you down. Doesn't your gym offer a protein drink? Your worrying and being pissed (stress) about something like this probably did more harm.

sCaRz*Of*PaiN
04-28-2007, 05:42 PM
Find a closer gym? :p

ADT
04-28-2007, 05:57 PM
I have learned my lesson with this issue. I have walked in your shoes before. (Although, I have pretty big feet - your shoes would be tight on me.) Anyway, I have learned to have snacks with me in the vehicle - just for that purpose. Going without food would just kill me.

I would not leave home without these.

http://www.minimus.biz/images/F30-3109802-4200bg.jpg


1.75 oz of peanuts
290 calories
25 grams of fat
13 grams of protein
8 grams of carbohydrates

In addition, my car has not been cleaned for a while, so there are nuts on the interior of the automobile, old - but ready to eat in an emergency.

I easily have 2,000 calories of loose peanuts scattered throughout my car.




Seriously.




Best,
ADT

P.S. I would say that it is time to clean my car...

McIrish
04-28-2007, 05:58 PM
How did twenty minutes of driving (I'm guessing that conservatively it's 15-20 miles away) turn into almost three hours of driving? :scratch:

SpecialK
04-28-2007, 06:04 PM
I used to obsess over eating a meal every 3 hours but eventually I gave it up and I don't think it'd made much of a difference. I generally allow myself a 2-4 hour window between meals, which works much better. I may not be able to eat every 3 hours, but I can almost certainly do it every 2-4.

Going much past 4 starts to become a problem because then you almost have to cram 2 meals into one to still hit your totals for the day, and I generally don't like eating 1500+ cals in one sitting.

Paul Stagg
04-28-2007, 09:19 PM
Realise that you are 6 feet tall and 160 pounds, and that the last thing you need to worry about is the details.

How many times do we have to tell you this?