[quote]Mark Dugdale wrote:
Someone recently asked if they could come train with me. I said, “Sure, I typically train at 5:30am in Kirkland. Which body part do you want to join me on?” Turns out 5:30am is too early for them so they passed, lol.
Anyway, in light of my answer they asked what I ate before training. I said I consume at least 1 serving of Plazma before I enter the gym and another 2 to 3 servings throughout the workout. I don’t think the individual ever used Plazma, so they were surprised that I had enough energy to train without consuming a whole food meal.
I hated switching to early AM workouts initially, but now I prefer them. One reason is I wake up with essentially an empty stomach so it makes ingesting 4 servings of Plazma much easier than trying to do it after a days worth of whole food meals. Optimizing Plazma is a priority because it’s the most valuable supplement in my arsenal when fighting for new muscle.
I’m curious if anyone else trains this early in the morning and if so, what is your food/supplement protocol?
430 am coffee with 14g of fat from coconut milk
5am workout 30g carb intra and 15g EAA
Post 3 cups cereal and 2 scoops whey[/quote]
Thanks for posting, ryanbCXG. How many days/week do you train?