3 power packed breakfast options you will ever need

3 power packed breakfast options you will ever need

When you are an athlete what you need the most is a healthy breakfast. You need to have sufficient calories. When you would be having more energy you would have a better workout experience. When you are in the kitchen you often get confused regarding what to eat so here is a perfect guide for you. These 24 healthy breakfast options would not be a disappointment for you for sure. If you aspire to be an athlete then eating right can be a great starting point for you.

Power packed breakfast options

The following breakfast options are packed with energy and you would be happy with your choice.

Oatmeal:

An oatmeal breakfast is just like a blank canvas and you can be as innovative with your recipe as you want. The oatmeal is truly a low fat diet. When you consume oatmeal you are lowering your blood cholesterol and at the same time you are reducing the risk of heart disease. The most conventional and the best way to consume oatmeal are with a bit of brown sugar and cinnamon.

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Eggs:

The egg is another power packed breakfast for you. The eggs are a rich source of protein that is an essential need for an athlete. You get zinc in your diet when you consume eggs because it helps to increase and improve the performance of an athlete. If you are not fond of meat then an athlete can get a sufficient amount of iron through eggs. The best thing is that there are so many easy egg recipes that you can make.

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Smoothies:

The smoothies are a quick way to boost your energy and they are truly a satisfying meal. You can be as creative with your smoothie recipes as you want. You need to rebuild and recover after working and the smoothies also fulfill your vegetable and fruit intake. Interestingly when you are having a smoothie it becomes much easier for your body to absorb the nutrients. Though it would take you much more time for your body to digest the nutrients in a meal.

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Energy Packed Oatmeal Recipes

The following are the best oatmeal recipes that are worth a try.

Oatmeal shake

Ingredients

  • ½ C oatmeal
  • 1 C almond milk
  • 1 banana
  • Pinch cinnamon

Steps to success

  1. Soak the oatmeal in almond milk and refrigerate.
  2. When you have to consume the oatmeal just blend in a banana with the oatmeal and almond milk mixture. Sprinkle with cinnamon and serve.

Chocolate oatmeal

Ingredients

  • ½ C oatmeal
  • 1 Scoop chocolate protein powder
  • 1 T almond butter

Steps to success

  1. Just add in a scoop of chocolate protein powder and almond butter to cooked oatmeal and this will definitely add the much needed twist to the recipe.

Grapefruit and protein oatmeal

Ingredients

  • ½ C oatmeal
  • 1 C almond milk
  • 30 grams whey protein
  • Half a grapefruit

Steps to success

  1. Just mix your oatmeal, almond milk and whey protein and serve with a few slices of grapefruit.

Oatmeal with berries

Ingredients

  • 1 C oatmeal
  • 1 t brown sugar
  • Handful blueberries and raspberries

Steps to success

  1. Add brown sugar and berries to your oatmeal breakfast and enjoy.

Overnight oatmeal

Ingredients

  • 1 C rolled oats
  • 1 C almond milk
  • ½ t chia seeds
  • 1 apple

Steps to success

  1. Cut the apple into small cubes.
  2. Milk rolled oats, almond milk, chia seeds and apple and place in the refrigerator. Take out the oats in the morning and serve.

Protein Packed Egg Recipes

The following are some of the perfect egg recipes that you should make for sure. These recipes work really well for athletes.

Spinach and egg white scramble

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • 1 T spinach
  • Quarter red bell pepper
  • Quarter green bell pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 t olive oil

Steps to success

  1. Take bowl and add in the egg white, spinach, red bell pepper, green bell pepper, salt and pepper. Mix well
  2. Take a skillet and add in the olive oil. Now add your egg white mixture to the skillet and cook the egg till it is done.

Egg white oatmeal pancake

Ingredients

  • 2/3 C liquid egg white
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1/3 C uncooked oats

Steps to success

  1. The first step is to add the egg white and one egg in a bowl.
  2. The next step is to add in the oats to egg mixture.
  3. Take a non-stick pan. You may drizzle a few drops of cooking spray. Now add the egg and oat mixture and cook till the sides of the pancake are brown.

Power Packed Smoothie Recipes

The list of recipes would not be complete without mentioning the best smoothie recipe that is ideal for athlete consumption.

Smoothie recipes

The following are some of the best smoothie recipes for athletes so you should definitely try these out.

Ingredients

  • 1 scoop Vega Sport Performance Vanilla Protein
  • Handful mixed berries
  • ½ C almond milk
  • ¼ C spinach
  • 1 T flax seeds
  • 1 t Stevia

Steps to success

  1. Mix all the ingredients in the blender and blend well. Green smoothie is ready to serve.

Chocolate spinach smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 C vanilla almond milk unsweetened
  • 1 banana
  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
  • ¼ C spinach

Steps to success

  1. Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend well.

Try out all the recipes mentioned above. They would take you minimal time in the kitchen. Plus you would be able to satisfy the needs of an athlete with this simple and easy cooking. Once you have sufficient energy your workout routines would be more enjoyable. Retaining you fitness would not be much of a challenge for you with the help of these pack packed ingredients and recipes.

 

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Calisthenics Supplements and Diet

As I always say, I am not a big fun of supplements and the whole idea that you need to spend lots of money and stuff yourself with chemically engineered supplement to achieve your goals.

The shelves of your local GNC are packed with all kinds of bogus junk claiming to deliver results that only steroids can achieve

This includes pre-workout supplements, intra-workout supplements, post-workout supplements, test boosters, HGH boosters, nitric oxide supplements, anti-estrogens, aromatase inhibitors, and the list goes on and on.

If you believe half of the hype you read in supplement advertisements or on their labels, well, it would probably take a while before you realize the simple truth of the matter, which is…

Most everything you see in the world of workout supplements is utterly worthless.

Yup…a complete waste of money. Not all. But most. Additionally you can simply build strength and loose weight with none of them.

Let me emphasise it! You DO NOT NEED ANY SUPPLEMENTS to achieve your goals.

I’ve not only tried every type of supplement you can imagine, but I follow the science and what has been objectively proven—not flashy advertisements or paid endorsements.

That said, there are a handful of calisthenics supplements that actually are worth buying and using and I am gonna share some I have been using for years.

Most aren’t the sexy muscle-building crap pushed by ’roid monsters in the magazines, but they are scientifically proven to help you in your journey to building muscle, get lean, and stay healthy. Also for lats few years I have been looking into natural supplements like super foods and hemp protein which is just getting more and more attention is a great example of that

In this section of the site, I want to guide you through what you should considering supplementing with, and why, as well as share with you the exact products I use and like

So Here we go.

Protein

My all time favourite:

HEMP FORCE with MACA and COCOA

100% PLANT-BASED, VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE, NON-GMO

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And here is why:

Hemp is the most nutritious sources of protein in the plant kingdom.

Hemp FORCE utilizes a rich and complete protein isolated from organic hemp seeds. Containing all of the essential amino acids, all three branched chain amino acids (BCAAs), and both essential fatty acids (Omega-3 and Omega-6), the protein profile of hemp seeds makes them one of the most nutritious sources in the plant kingdom.

Also they add Cocoa and maca root not only enhance the natural flavor of the hemp, but also contain several antioxidant and bioactive compounds beneficial for peak performance. Hemp FORCE supplies the body with an all-natural, easily digestible protein supplement with a nutrition profile unlike any other protein food available.

And it taste awesome. I love it!

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SUNWARRIOR RAW PROTEIN

100% PLANT-BASED, VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE, NON-GMO

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Sunwarrior Protein-Vanilla is Raw and Vegan protein made from 100% brown rice protein, which is utilized very efficiently by the body (similar to beef in terms of absorption rate), and it tastes great.

Our Friend Frank Medrano uses it with a scoop of maca (note maca is already included in Hemp Force)

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If you are looking for a complete resource which will guide you through each step on the journey. I have something very special for you.

DIET PLAN

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Renegade Diet is one of the best and used by a lot of calisthenics athletes to bring incredible results in a short period of time.

I personally used it for years and  it works magic.

Learn more about it HERE

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