Fitness Minutes: (3,008)
1,181 11/12/13 7:26 P
I am an early riser (partly due to work schedule and partly inborn!) - I eat breakfast usually at 6:30am when I get to work (usually drink my coffee on the ride in to work -- have a 45 minute commute each way) I eat a snack at 9:00am (usually egg whites/pineapple) I eat lunch at 11:30am (usually a salad, grilled chicken) I eat another snack at 2:00pm (almonds or a piece of cheese/apple) I eat dinner early (turkey burger, salad, roasted vegetables is typical) -- usually by 5:00pm and finish up before 6. I might have some frozen fruit like strawberries/other berries at 8 and then I am done for the night.
So far this is working for me -- keeps the hunger away and I feel great.
Fitness Minutes: (75,527)
1,444 11/12/13 2:37 P
My eating schedule changes depending on my plans. I almost always exercise first thing in the morning. When I have an evening workout, however, I tend to eat bigger meals beforehand. After the evening workout, I
have a small snack of fruit, shower, and go straight to bed. (I'm not a night owl at all, so I get exhausted by 10:00pm on the weekdays.)
9:30-10:00am: Breakfast 11:30am: Snack, usually fruit or yogurt 1:00pm: Lunch (biggest meal of the day) 4:00pm: Snack, usually fruit or vegetables 7:00pm: Snack, usually fruit or some nuts 8:30pm: Dinner
On the weekends, I have more flexibility, so I have time to savor my meals. I prefer to eat less often, but with bigger calorie counts. On Sundays, my last meal is dinner.
11-1:30pm: Brunch (biggest meal of the day) 4:30pm: Snack, usually fruit with some fat 7:30pm: Dinner 10:30pm: Snack, usually fruit and some nuts
Fitness Minutes: (73,913)
3,222 11/12/13 12:11 A
breakfast--around 8; medium-sized meal lunch--sometime between 1-2; large meal dinner--around 8PM--small meal
I often have one snack--generally it is a piece of fruit. Timing depends on when/if I am hungry.
I have spent a lot of my life living in South America, so some of this pattern is cultural--big late lunch followed by siesta. My mother is from Argentina. My father is part Spanish, and I tend to have the typical want-to-eat-ridiculously-late-at-night tendency of the Spaniard.
If exercise fall in the evening, an evening snack around 7:30-8
And usually sleep between 10-11
Fitness Minutes: (23,806)
1,053 11/11/13 12:41 P
Mine's pretty different on account of mornign working out and college classes
6:30- Wake and Coffee 6:45-7:30 weight room 7:45 Whey 8:30- Carby snack (banana or homemade oatmeal muffin :) 9:30 cottage cheese or greek yogurt with some fruit 11:00 Finally. Breakfast. Big scrmabled eggs with lean ham and peppers or spinach, mozzarella, and chicken 1:00- Huge lunch. Rice or sweet potato with 10+ ounces chicken and large portion of broccoli or green beans
Then I'm pretty much good for the day. Almost a reverse intermitent fast. I make sure to get at least 140g protein by then so that if I do want something in the evening it can be small and simple. Little bag of popcorn, peanut butter and toast. Something like that. But often times after I get home late from either labs or Bjj I just want to check facebook and go to bed.
Edited by: KYLAR_STERN at: 11/11/2013 (12:42)
Fitness Minutes: (2,155)
1,236 11/11/13 11:17 A
More or less:
Small breakfast -- 7:30 Big snack -- 9:30 Lunch -- 12:30 Small snack -- 3:00 Dinner -- 5:30
7am: Coffee 8:30am: Breakfast 11:00: small snack 12:00 Lunch 3:00: small snack 5:30: supper 7:30: small snack
Fitness Minutes: (87,796)
11,711 11/11/13 9:03 A
breakfast between 8 & 9, lunch between 11 & 12, afternoon snack around 2 and dinner around 5, after dinner snack between 8-9
Fitness Minutes: (4,255)
93 11/10/13 9:59 P
Breakfast - 7:15 Morning snack (yogurt) - 10:05 Lunch - 12:15 Light dinner - Two hours before workout (so, between 4:30 and 6:00) Post-workout snack- 30 minutes after workout
On the weekend it's more variable, but since I tend to go to the gym in the morning I try to eat a light breakfast two hours before, a high-protein (vegetarian) lunch shortly after, a mid-afternoon snack around 4:00 and dinner around 7:00.
When I'm hungry. Not when I simply have an appetite. That's a certain way to overeat, for me!
Fitness Minutes: (29,299)
847 11/10/13 7:37 P
I just wanted to clarify that my eating "schedule" isn't a strict plan where I eat at those times no matter what. I eat breakfast after I run but before I leave the house for the morning, which usually works out to around 7:30, but wouldn't eat then if I weren't hungry. For lunch, noon is about when I'm getting hungry, but it can really range anywhere from 11:30ish to 1:30ish. Dinner is often my meal most influenced by outside factors, as we have to get the kids fed at a reasonable hour for them to get to bed, but because of the rest of my eating schedule, it works out that I'm hungry then. (If I'm not, I'll just eat a small amount with the family and have a larger snack later.)
Fitness Minutes: (72,994)
2,489 11/10/13 7:09 P
Breakfast- Around noon Snack- 2-3pm Lunch- 5pm Dinner-8pm Dessert (it's not really dessert but a fancy yogurt parfait, meh... it's dessert to me)- 10pm
I wake up early at around 6am but I'm a late eater. Not very hungry before noon. Just coffee in the AM. I've always been hungriest in the evening.
I am up at 5am, so tend to eat by 5:30. My other meals and snacks are whenever I am hungry, regardless of what the clock says.
Fitness Minutes: (20,330)
216 11/10/13 6:51 P
I'm trying to wean myself off of a schedule for personal reasons. I stick too strict to my schedule. I try to have breakfast around 9:30, then lunch around 2 and then dinner around 6. I need to learn to snack in-between meals though.
Fitness Minutes: (29,299)
847 11/10/13 5:45 P
I have breakfast around 7:30, lunch around noon, and dinner around 6:30 or 7:30 (though sometimes later, after the kids are in bed). I generally have a snack around 9pm, and occasionally have one in the afternoon at about 3-ish if I'm feeling hungry.
Fitness Minutes: (3,719)
665 11/10/13 4:14 P
Breakfast at around 9am Lunch at around 1pm Dinner at around 5pm I rarely snack but if I do it is about halfway between lunch and dinner.
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