The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
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    IRL my name is Trent Hazerboy's Avatar
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    Good pre-game shake recipe

    I'm looking for some sort of pre-game (wrestling) shake that I can drink 2 hours before a match. My goal is something that I can absorb quickly but will also give me the right amount of protein, carbs, sugars, etc, and of course taste good.

    Storage is another goal. I'll either be making this the night before or the morning of the match and whatever I'm making should be able to keep all day in a cooler.

    Any suggestions for recipes would be great; currently I'm eating a sandwich pre-game and it just doesn't seem to be cutting it.
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    Why 2 hours before?

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    We weigh in at 5. Varsity starts wrestling at around 7, so I could actually wrestle somewhere around 7:30, 8 even; we don't know what weight the duel starts at (the coaches pull the weight out of a hat). This means I could wrestle first or last. Anyways...

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    While a shake wouldn't automatically be a bad choice depending on its contents, it would make more sense to eat real food before a match. Complex carbs are best for this time, IE:Oat meal, whole grains, legumes, sweet potato. Eating sugar or other high GI carb 1-2 hours before hand could lead to a relative drop in energy and strength.

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    Quote Originally Posted by anasthetic
    While a shake wouldn't automatically be a bad choice depending on its contents, it would make more sense to eat real food before a match. Complex carbs are best for this time, IE:Oat meal, whole grains, legumes, sweet potato. Eating sugar or other high GI carb 1-2 hours before hand could lead to a relative drop in energy and strength.
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