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eqism

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I feel totally upset/ mislead nothing is "live" on bodybuilding.com/livefit

Oct 7, 2012 8:55pm | report
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I just eat maybe like and orange and a protein bar before I go. If I eat all that food and try to do it in a couple of hours I get sick, but when Im done with the workout I grub.

Oct 24, 2012 12:16pm | report
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Eat your breakfast before your workout this will give you the energy to workout at your best.

Oct 31, 2012 3:38pm | report
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oajeboda

Everyone's body is different but what works for me is this -

I wake up at 3am and drink 1 scoop of protein shake and a piece of break for carbs. I workout for about 1.5 hours and then i do a shake right afterwards and an hour from that i eat my 3rd meal - 8 egg whites, 1 cup of Oatmeal and a cup of coffee.

If you train hard enough to cause your body to "work" then your body will absorb the most it can after you are done working out for up to an hour and a half afterwards.

Nov 1, 2012 8:47am | report
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KateStamp

I always make my breakfast and eat it before my workouts never had a problem
if i did i would be starving throughout my whole workout
it puts your body into starvation mode so what ever you eat after your body will store some as fat in fear of going into starvation mode again

Dec 11, 2012 4:58pm | report
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I eat a cliff bar that is around 100 calories! But you MUST have a shake after your workout!!!

Dec 16, 2012 3:02pm | report
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giggles1976

I work out at 0500 too. I eat breakfast before I workout and the protein shake after I workout. Don't skip the vitamins too. They help the sore muscles.

Dec 21, 2012 6:31am | report
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bodyworksmuscle

I hear you! Ive found a solution that works for me. Balance is key. Protein pre workout, breakfast post workout. Dont worry about the calories during this nutrient absorbing window your body will use. Throughout the day use the rest of the calories going lighter and lighter approaching bed time. Hope this helps you!

Dec 27, 2012 8:38pm | report
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lwrzalinski

You need to eat before your work out at least one meal or you will feel terrible during your work out. The protein shake after would be good , I would not skip it. Also be sure to drink a lot of water during and after your workouts.

Jan 7, 2013 1:38pm | report
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Hey Ray Ray! I can tell you this. I started the plan on January second, and although it seems like ALOT of food youre consuming, I have been well under 1400 calories everyday. Thats following many of her recipes and ones I have found on the site. My suggestion is you should follow the eating within an hour of waking rule simply because it is going to jumpstart your metabolism. I had lost 50 pounds by myself and then reached a plateau no matter how much I worked out. Since starting this plan I have lost three pounds my first week! P.S. I do dinner then the gym then a protein shake, so I think you'll be fine

Jan 8, 2013 9:55am | report
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just eat a banana or something before working out. something small. then do the protein shake since its heavy like a meal. or do a smoothie.

Jan 9, 2013 8:06am | report
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Ray, If you go to day 4 on week 1 of Kris Gethins video he talks about how he takes his food pre/post workout. copy and paste http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/kris-gethin-12-week-daily-trainer-week-1-day-4.html

Jan 12, 2013 2:52pm | report
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She states in her video that you should eat your breakfast before your workout. Good luck I am going to start it as well!!

Jan 17, 2013 7:00pm | report
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I eat a banana before if it's early, and protein for recovery right after

Jan 21, 2013 6:28am | report
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I'm in my 4th year of exercise science and i would recommend eating a small meal before and then breakfast later. You need some energy to work out, but exercising on a full stomach will hinder your performance and give you digestive discomfort. I don't work out in the morning but if I did, I'd have a piece of fruit for energy, some water, and take some BCAA's to prevent muscle breakdown. Then your larger breakfast following the workout will provide the energy your muscles need to replenish their energy stores and synthesize new protein for muscle building.

Jan 22, 2013 3:18pm | report
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I drink a protein shake right before I hit the gym and go at 5am as well- I personally don't like food first thing in the morning and then when I get home I eat my breakfast. My suggestion is to try it one way one week and try it the other way the next week track your weight/stats and if it seems to be working stick to it.

Jan 27, 2013 6:35pm | report
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yes a hour

Jan 30, 2013 11:22pm | report
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From what they tell us on LiveFit its best to have a large breakfast along with Protein shake if your going to workout in the morning... we must east breakfast an hour after we wake up... ugh that means im going to have to wake up at like 3:30 =(

Jan 31, 2013 6:51am | report
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I would probably recommend not eating before a workout, as I usually get sick... If you're lifting, maybe have a small amount of protein or oatmeal. If you're doing cardio, it's best to do ESC (empty stomach cardio). Then after lifting/cardio I'd do your breakfast. I hope this helps!!

Feb 11, 2013 5:43am | report
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She said not to work out on a empty stomach

Feb 12, 2013 6:59pm | report
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Hi Ray Ray, please eat your breakfast. It will jump start the metabolism. Also drink your protein afterwards for muscle repair . If you are working out properly you will not fill full because you are burning it as you workout and it's nutrients your boby needs to sustain you until the next workout. Think of food as fuel because that is what it is. Enjoy your breakfast!

Feb 13, 2013 10:56am | report
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I like working out 1 hour after a meal.. research shows it is a great way to use calories eaten. But like everyone else she says EAT!!!

Feb 20, 2013 7:56am | report
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I am just starting the program tomorrow, I am so looking forward to it.

Feb 21, 2013 4:02am | report
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satronolone

Definitely eat! Try one of the small meal options, your body needs fuel!

Mar 1, 2013 9:18pm | report
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militarynorris

I do the same, I usually do something small that has a lot of fiber, little protein and is sweet. It sounds gross but it works, just take down a handful of prunes and a clementine. again small but the vitamin C will wake you right up and it gears me up for my myworkouts every morning couple that with a pre-workout and you'll be ready to rock.

Mar 6, 2013 8:47am | report
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Ajhop22

im doing the live fit program too andit does seem like alot of food but you difinitly need it you will be more energized and ready for your workout plus it boosts your metabolism and gets your day started right and your protien is essential as a post workout meal you need to replenish all that muscle. the program is great though im on week 4 and i feel great you will love it just stay commited and follow the meal plans to a t and your set! good luck feel free to message me if you ever need encouragement

Mar 8, 2013 2:29pm | report
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thadtanaka

Have a whey protein shake as soon as you wake up. then eat your balanced breakfast when you're done working out.

Mar 10, 2013 12:17pm | report
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She Does say in her tips never to work out on an empty stomache. so i would eat a small breakfast and then my protein shake after the workout. Good Luck :)

Mar 18, 2013 4:08pm | report
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ak47bigboss

If u workout less than2 hours of waking up then just drink a protein shake , workout , drink a post workout shake and eat some breakfast

Mar 28, 2013 10:37pm | report
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I also second special87 on that , eat something light like one egg , or even just a banana and some almonds or a spoon of peanut or almond butter

Mar 28, 2013 10:39pm | report
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It doesn't matter that much, your body wont reject the nutrients because its not eating an hour before a workout. As long as the macros are on track and you actually eat after your workout, it wont matter. This comes from experience, personal and also from other peoples progress plus I have studied it. If you can get in a protein shake on the way to the workout this is even better and just have food after for your breakfast instead of the shake as well.

Mar 30, 2013 5:37am | report
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tmariedean

Eat before and after. Don't go the gym on an empty stomach, especially after sleeping. That's an "eight-hour-fast" as Jamie Eason says!

Apr 1, 2013 12:06pm | report
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G'day

I usually have a protein shake 1/2 before I train and then after training I have my breakfast. You certainly need to have something before you train otherwise you won't have the energy throughout your session. You could even have a banana.

Apr 3, 2013 3:26am | report
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drink the protein shake through out your workout. I would have even like a banana before you work out just to give you a little something. I usually don't eat before I work out I have a glass of warm lemon water and pre work out then train if I am up early. If I work out later I eat one hour before my work out

Apr 21, 2013 5:38pm | report
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id suggest you rather eat something light and healthy before your workout also in my personal opinion id say no to protein shake you rather munch on to a protein bar.
cause a guy would like to see a girl with curves and not even a little of muscle to compliment her face.
Good luck!

Apr 23, 2013 1:13pm | report
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Sometimes having a glass of milk or some yogurt right before a workout will be enough to keep you going till you are finished and it is easier than eating that early and before a workout. You just want to make sure you get your protein intake with in 1/2 and hr of finishing your workout and eat within two.

Apr 23, 2013 7:41pm | report
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Cut the coffee, take in quick food, so bananas, now to be fair your going to be working hard no doubt however eating something before you go is best! Because the first phase is just weights you wont be over doing it! The thing is as well pick something and stick to it! There is loads of good advise on here! Remember form over weight! 60 percent effort. And don't quit! Start strong finish stronger!

Sorry hope this helps...........

Apr 25, 2013 4:56pm | report
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A lot of times I see suggestions to have half the protein shake before and half after. (If you're working out near meal times) ... Or 1/2 before and breakfast right after.

May 1, 2013 1:42pm | report
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You should have breakfast before you go since the aim is to gain muscle you will be breaking down too much energy and nutrients to actually supply your muscle growth. Also you will feel burnt out faster if your body has no energy to start with especially after not eating the entire night.

Also, make sure you have some form of protein after within 30mins to ensure you get maximal gains.

May 14, 2013 1:52pm | report
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I would assume before but some of us, like myself, don't have appetites that early in the morning. Grab something light, like a filling fruit or a protein shake.

Jun 5, 2013 8:59am | report
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I would definitely workout fasted for better fat burning results. Your body will not use your muscle for energy until about 72hrs of not eating so don't believe that myth.

Jul 16, 2013 11:57am | report
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I've been through 8 out of the 12 weeks of the LiveFit trainer program and have seen amazing results! With that being said, I used to only workout fasted, but back then my workouts only consisted of cardio and about 30 minutes of strength. Now I workout usually have a carby breakfast (1/2 oatmeal, some fruit) and then have a protein shake immediately after my workout.

Aug 2, 2013 6:23am | report
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Yes. She says eat breakfast whitin an hour of waking up, and never work out on empty stomach.

Aug 2, 2013 7:44am | report
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I am starting Monday too! Good luck to you!

Aug 2, 2013 10:39pm | report
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rayray0221You need within the first hour. Your body needs fuel to handle your workout. Plan to eat 5 to 6 small meals a day so eat something small like a protein shake, etc. and a couple hours after. Always eat before you workout. Make a banana protein shake the night prior so it's ready to go in the morning. Eating healthy can be easy! Let us know how it goes.

Aug 9, 2013 8:16pm | report
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Jamie knows what she is talking about... just look at her! Your body needs fuel to work from, so a small shake with a piece of toast and peanut butter. You need something though, otherwise your body will search for another fuel source and it is taking from the muscle you are trying to build. I believe that is what happens...

Aug 16, 2013 12:47pm | report
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You should eat something but not a big meal...apple, bannana, yogurt, rice cake etc... when you eat a big meal your body is working to break down the food therefor you do not want to eat your normal breakfast or protien shake before your work out, you want to allow your body to use it's energy for your work out and having a healthy meal mainly protein based right after. This is where your metabolisim is in high gear and can help breakdown your breakfast to feed those hungry muscles after a great work out!

Aug 19, 2013 9:25am | report
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Eat breakfast about an hour before you workout, something like oats and fruit. Keep it light but eat to fuel your workout, then have you post workout meal! :)

Aug 19, 2013 9:56am | report
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When you wake up eat something. Hand full of berries always good. If you not got berries, I sometimes eat half of my banana and the other half after i get back of my workout with a protein shake.I also workout at 5 in the morning. It just helps with your metabolism and gives you that extra energy!

Aug 26, 2013 8:15am | report
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I just started this program. I know she doesn't want you to do cardio in the beginning...is it ok to still do your own ab workouts and squats, etc in addition to her workout? Thanks!

Aug 26, 2013 12:41pm | report
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I'm new to this, too. What I've been doing is eating a tiny bit of a banana with a tiny bit of peanut butter before my morning workout. If I eat too much prior to a work out I feel unwell. But this combo seems to be the right balance. Then afterwards a protein drink (at the gym) followed by a proper breakfast. This is day 4 of week one for me---OH MY! Determined to carry on.

Aug 28, 2013 4:19pm | report
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The best thing to do (and what I do) is drink a protein shake 30ish minutes before I workout. If I am doing my workout early in the morning then I use my "right when I wake up" shake is my pre-workout shake. Then you eat breakfast after your workout.

Sep 4, 2013 9:30pm | report
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I workout everyday before 4 am and I don't eat a thing and I haven't noticed any negative effects on my workouts. I drink a post-workout after im done and then like 30-60 min later I eat my breakfast.

Sep 9, 2013 6:05am | report
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Small breakfast and have fun at the gym!

Sep 22, 2013 10:35pm | report
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I workout early too, within 30 or 45 minutes of rolling out of bed. What works for me is eating something small with some carbs(a clif bar or a banana) and drinking half or a third of my protein shake. That way I'm not going into the workout without energy but I've also got the rest of my protein shake left for post-workout nutrition

Oct 18, 2013 10:26am | report
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You should eat something high carb once you wake up, so maybe have a slice of toast with peanut butter and berries? If you're not into eating gluten (like me) oatmeal is definitely a good option. Always eat before working out, even if it's cardio and makes you sick while doing so, your body will get used to it after a couple days. you don't want to do any fasting workouts when your body is eating up MUSCLE for nutrients. Especially in the first month you'll be "bulking" or packing on muscle it's really important to eat a little something.

Nov 3, 2013 7:01pm | report
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good choice in starting this program! I've done it before and it really works. The morning meal should be a small meal option, I ususally have a peice of fruit within one hour and then have the protein shake after your workout if you wish, but make sure you are getting enough veggies,aka fiber as well. I think the whole purpose is to get your metabolism started, so when you eat something in the morning, your body starts the internal breakdown which gets you going from the inside out. Best wishes!

Nov 11, 2013 9:57am | report
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you should eat once you wake up and its never good to workout on an empty stomach :) good luck . .Im one week in on the program!!

Nov 28, 2013 9:50am | report
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Have some branch chains before you workout then eat the rest of your meals as scheduled. Don't workout without eating/drinking something.

Dec 5, 2013 1:43pm | report
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i lost 117 pounds and i always ate breakfast before i workout and then shake afterwards..hope that helps

Dec 29, 2013 8:32pm | report
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Definitely don't skip breakfast. Sumo wrestlers skip breakfast, as it shuts down your metabolism for the rest of the day. You'll have far greater energy in the gym and burn more fat if you eat a healthy breakfast prior to your workout, never forget that! If you're worried about the calorie intake of a protein shake, forget about the calories. The more muscle you build, the more fat your body will constantly burn. In essence, the protein shake will help you build muscle faster, therefore burning more fat in the long run. Good luck my friend!

Jan 2, 2014 12:27pm | report
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The idea behind the post workout protein shake is getting fast-absorbing macro nutrients into your system. On my normal system, I usually have a pre-workout snack as soon as I wake up (plain bagel w/ natural PB) and my multivitamins (you need a little fat to absorb some of it), by the time I shower and get to the gym, it's absorbed enough. After workout I have my post workout shake with fast absorbing whey protein isolate and waxy maize starch in unsweetened vanilla almond milk. I then have my first real "meal" about an hour later. It seems like a lot of calories from a normal perspective, but you need to look at the context of WHEN you take in the calories and WHAT TYPE. Your body will adjust to this routine after 7-10 days once your metabolism kicks into gear. You'll actually feel hungry after your morning pre and post meals. Key is to stick with it and not cheat or undercut yourself by not eating enough. Your body NEEDS calories to recover and grow.

Jan 4, 2014 11:48am | report
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I would have to agree with most of the ladies here, have a small breakfast before you workout (this is important in Phase 1 especially as you're trying to build muscle) - I think that Jamie actually said in one of the videos not to workout on an empty stomach while trying to build muscle.

I usually also have a protein shake post workout (within the hour). Hope that this helps!

Good luck!!

Jan 7, 2014 5:16am | report
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a pb and J is good before a workout.

Jan 7, 2014 4:59pm | report
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Yes, breakfast before the workout for sure And protein shake after the gym. Next meal within an hour. Good luck!

Jan 8, 2014 7:46pm | report
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I started on Tuesday and this is what I've been doing. I drink a pre workout drink as soon as I get up, this is optional. Anyway I get up around 5 am, drink my pre workout and get dressed. Then on my way to the gym, I eat a banana. Once I'm done with my workout, I'll have my protein shake for breakfast. After that, I'll have a snack before lunch. Hope that helps :)

Jan 10, 2014 3:21pm | report
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I've found the best way to get the most out of your workouts are to fuel right before the gym (a light breakfast with long burning carbs like oats, try oatmeal) and the then follow up with a protein shake after. The protein shake is going to ensure the regrowth of the muscles you just broke down and keep burning fat longer. :) Good luck!

Jan 13, 2014 8:37pm | report
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I usually drink my shake pre and have breakfast around 9 am

Jan 18, 2014 8:25pm | report
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My Fiance is doing the same program, as a trainer I would recommend to eat at least a complex carb and a protein (egg white and oatmeal) an hour prior. If your last meal was the night before your body has been fasting for over 8 hours and and if you have nothing to fuel your workout your going to burn protein, possibly muscle, and fat to make up the difference. You want to keep your muscle : ) And also for post workout your going to not only want protein but carbs to restore your glycogen levels. Hope this helps a little

Jan 25, 2014 8:00pm | report
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breakfast first don't workout on an empty stomach ( like driving a car without fuel)

Feb 9, 2014 5:04pm | report
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You need to eat something and start metabolizing as soon as you get up in the morning.

Feb 11, 2014 6:14pm | report
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Hi, RayRay
I learned something new today: eat before you workout. When I was a runner, I would drink a shake but never eat a meal. Based on what I now know, I will delay my early morning workouts and eat first.
Wishing you much success!

Feb 16, 2014 12:38pm | report
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Hi rayray, you should eat your breakfast one hour prior to your workout.

Feb 20, 2014 10:18am | report
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Jamie did days she never wants you to workout on an empty stomach.

Feb 25, 2014 1:55pm | report
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Eat something simple and very small before working out. Because you workout early, I am assuming it is impossible to eat within an hour of waking up because you would already be at the gym at the hour mark. I plan to move my workouts from afternoon to AM and I will typically have some grapefruit or a banana before I go to the gym, sometimes even half a banana. I personally cannot eat much before working out because the activity will make my stomach upset if it's trying to digest. Digestion requires a bit of energy and you do not want to impair your body's abilities to perform. This is why it is important to eat a small, simple carb food before working out and not something that is slow digesting. Have a banana on the way to the gym and drink half your water. You will be ready and have plenty of energy for your AM workout. Then take your protein or meal after the gym!

Apr 3, 2014 3:43pm | report
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Yes, eat your breakfast within an hour of waking and BEFORE the gym. You WILL need the energy. ESPECIALLY on leg day! After make sure you eat some protein- Her protein bars and Turkey meatballs are to die for. I leave the protein bars in my car and as soon as I walk out of the gym I chow down. Eat 30 minutes post workout!

May 5, 2014 8:40am | report
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rayray0221, definitely eat breakfast before lifting. Immediately after you workout, you could drink a shake and eat a simple carb like an apple. That will sweep protein into your muscles because it's fast absorbing. Or, you could immediately go home and eat a meal. It's up to you. Hope that helps. Your LiveFit Coach, Kelsey

May 7, 2014 9:04am | report
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Eat before your workout. Your body goes into starvation mode if you do cardio/weights on an empty stomach, burning lean muscle tissue instead of fat. Fasted cardio is always a bad idea for those trying to lose fat.

May 19, 2014 5:01pm | report
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I'm not sure what her suggestions are but I've always been told to eat a small meal before then a shake or meal afterwards. Definitely don't skip the shake its protein that you muscles need. Good luck!

May 24, 2014 3:53pm | report
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I drink my protein shake immediately after, on the way home from the gym. Take the show, get ready for work, then eat my breakfast on the run, about one hour after the protein shake.

Jun 9, 2014 12:22am | report
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you need to eat a breakfast 1 - 2 hours before your work out.
once finished your workout, u must refuel your body with protein to help with your muscle build

Jun 9, 2014 8:09pm | report
tiwanaloves

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i'm on phase three... when i have to workout early i usually eat after, with a simple pre-workout snack such as something small like a spoon full of peanutbutter... i like to feel light not heavy during my workouts... plus i don't like feeling food in my stomach while doing the moves... best of luck :))

Aug 5, 2014 1:06pm | report
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I have read that you are NOT supposed to eat within 1-2 hours before working out because if you do, your blood will be in your stomach trying to digest instead of in your muscles where it's needed!

Aug 8, 2014 5:19am | report
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Always eat something before working out, your body needs the energy. Something small, like a piece of whole wheat toast with natural PB or a cut up apple with almond butter. Within 30 mins after, have your protein shake/snack. I premake my shake without the protein to take with me to the gym and as I'm leaving, I add the protein to it, shake it up and drink it on my way home

Sep 2, 2014 10:51am | report
MsTexas2014

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If you can get a good workout in at 5 a.m. Without food in your stomach that's good. Your body will use stored fat for energy. However if you need a little energy for your workout, try a few strawberries, grapes or almonds. Something that gives you a little fuel without filling your stomach up that may cause you a belly ache. If you go straight into working out when you wake then just eat immediately after your workout. Good luck! ;)

Sep 23, 2014 7:56am | report
Karen20

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Eat b4 your work out then drink a protein shake

Sep 28, 2014 12:15pm | report
Disney71Angela

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Definitely eat before you workout. Your body has been in an 8 hour fast & you NEED the calories to get your body going. From there, you should eat every 3 hours so your body is always getting calories throughout the day which will ramp up your metabolism. I eat egg whites & oatmeal first thing in the morning with my vitamins & drink my BCAA's (Branch Chain Amino Acids) diluted in my water with my workout. I have a protein bar as a post workout/mid morning snack, then 4 oz. lean meat with some brown rice & veggies for lunch, Protein Shake for mid afternoon, 4 oz. lean meat with brown rice & veggies for Dinner & then another Protein Shake prior to bed. That's about 1500-1700 calories for the entire day and it is all pretty lean. Drink a lot of water throughout the day as well. There is a lot of Protein to this diet, but you will need it for building the lean muscle mass during this first phase of the program! I highly recommend using a macronutrient calculator throughout the program to help you balance your diet. It is specific to your weight and you will need to adjust it periodically as you lose weight, but it will definitely help prevent you from plateauing with your weight. Good luck (I hope some of this helps)!!!

Sep 28, 2014 8:21pm | report
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this is such a great program to learn about different aspect of fitness and what you should be doing in the gym. I'm almost done the live fit trainer and it's a fantastic program with great results it is simply amazing Thanks Jamie you are an inspiration

Feb 12, 2012 11:52am | report
 
Discipline74

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Starting Phase I second week on Jamie Eason's LiveFit Trainer:-) tomorrow!!

Feb 12, 2012 6:47pm | report
 
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I just started week two today! So far so good, my arms are really getting tone but Im still doing cardio just can't get over no cardio for two weeks. Any results yet?

Aug 27, 2012 10:16pm | report
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Good Luck I'm staring it too!

Dec 26, 2012 8:33pm | report
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How do you make your protein shakes for the small meal

Jul 28, 2013 10:10pm | report
mpyke2009

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Need some serious support... so scared to try this. I guess the fat that I have gained has kind of become a blanket.... :(

Feb 12, 2012 11:10pm | report
 
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Start little by little, get rid of the junk food first and drink the gallon of water everyday. Find a gym or buy a few weights to work at home. You can do this! Track your progress -pictures help- that way with every inch, every pound you lose, you can vow to never go back to that. Visualize the new you everytime you falter and continue.

Feb 18, 2012 3:59pm | report
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Good luck to you!!!! I'm on day 3 of phase 1 today and I'm sore but I feel pretty good about myself. It's hard sometimes to take such good care of your own body, but once you start seeing results you'll really want to continue on :) Girl you can do it!!!

Feb 22, 2012 4:01am | report
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try and do your best to silence the noise in your head... follow the program to the letter and relish in those wonderful feelings you'll have once you start to workout and get your diet methodically organized.

Feb 28, 2012 11:48am | report
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How are you doing on nthe program?

Mar 1, 2012 1:47pm | report
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You can do this!!!! I started today and yes, it is a little hard but it is possible, the diet it's good and it will fill you up. Take one day at a time and just say NO to the things that you shouldn't eat ( I had to clean and throw so many things out so that I won't be tented )
GOOD LUCK!!!!!!

Mar 5, 2012 12:38pm | report
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This program is so great I tried it a few months ago and did pretty good for quite sometime because its is one of the easiest to complete nothing to outrages with the meal plan and workouts! I will be starting in mid-June and I want to complete it this time around! Good luck to you!

May 22, 2012 8:56pm | report
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I'm on day 59 (Phase 3) and I've only missed one day this entire time....it made me CRAZY!! I saw results even the first week (in the form of feeling wonderful after cutting out the junk. I took the eating plan very seriously) What does Jaime say? Flat abs are made in the kitchen? I wholeheartedly agree! I did great for the first phase, then started giving myself cheat days. I'm glad I did. I didn't take a day and eat everything in sight, I'd give myself a cheat meal and I'd enjoy it! Made me feel human again ;) But, since cutting out the junk, I don't thoroughly enjoy junk food like I used to. Soda, Ice cream and candy taste horrible. I prefer my coffee, sugar free popsicles (very sparingly) and fruit WAY more than donuts and junk like that. You're going to love the workouts and the results! Good luck! YOU CAN DO THIS!!

Jul 25, 2012 10:49am | report
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