What do you eat?
I tend to do my long (for me) run early on a Saturday Morning, after a snack of a banana and a glass of lucozade sport.
After the run I then tend to feel starving all day and then commbined with a few drinks Sat Eve tend to probably eat far too much on a Saturday as a result of my long run / Saturday treats / reduced willpower after alcohol.
I know before a run = eat carbs. But what about after?
I would like to return from the run and have a filling, satisfying brunch (about 11:30am) that keeps me going until our evening meal (about 7 - 8pm).
What do you recommend / eat after your LSR?
Anything that takes my fancy. I find when I'm training hard that my body craves what it needs so I generally feed it what it wants.
Faves after a long run include all the obvious choices - pasta, potatoes, banana, cereal/yoghurt etc. Pizza is always good too, but get a bit 'eyes too big for my belly' sometimes, so can't stomach much. Warm, cosy food like toasted hot cross buns are good, as are sugar-sprinkled-strawberries. Especially good when it forms that cherry-red syrupy liquid in the bottom of the bowl. Ohh..
Scrambled eggs with sardines (or spinach) on toast, big mug of tea.
Then a bit of a rest for an hour, then a bit more toast with Peanut butter and a nice cup of proper (none of your instant bollocks) coffee.
I usually have a can of cold baked beans straight away then once I'm showered and dressed I'll have a bowl of porridge and toast and marmalade (pref with real butter!), a cup of non-proper coffee (!!) and a pint of herbal tea.
Cold baked beans?! Each to their own Pavey!
I can't stomach much after a run so have some chocolate milk. Then I don't eat until my next meal / snack, which I know is norty but I just don't want to eat anything
After my morning Sunday LSR I nibble on a few things like nuts, bread and olives, fruit etc while I'm waiting for my lunch to get ready - usually curry & rice, risotto or pasta. If I'm in a hurry when I get back, I make pancakes stuffed with a sauce made out of some tinned tomatoes heated and mashed up a bit which has had small pieces of chargrilled halloumi dropped into it. Yum!
Siance wrote (see)
Crunchy, Kev. Don't come on here if you're gonna do smooth...
I'd best be off then
I like to eat fillet steak with steamed veg!
Oy yes - crunchy it will be.
Will be adding it in to my trolley tonight!
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