In this QUAH Sal, Adam, & Justin answer the question “For people working out in the mornings, is it better to eat breakfast before or after the workout?”

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48 Comments

  • Samuel B

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    2:22 – me (I’m 201 cm at 235 lbs)

  • kramer3d

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    the later part of this video is wrong… glucose levels in blood go up instantly

  • Melicio Galarza

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    I workout in the AM. I just have a protein bar before a workout. I usually wake up and get hungry lol so a protein bar gets me through my workout

  • BEAST MODE

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    Thanks for information, i didnt realize i still have energy from last nights meal, thanks again, i subscribe to you guys appreciate it thanks 🙂

  • Young Nomee Rose

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    I always workout after

  • Winter Garden

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    I went one morning without eating and almost past out at the gym. Bot sure how you all do it!

  • Nick Guilbeau

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    I eat a little snack right before my workout. It's not so much for my workout. It's to keep me going after because I go straight from the gym to a hard labor job

  • Richard Middleton

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    Why the hell would you eat if you're working out before 8am?! Did you not eat anything yesterday?. People need to educate themselves on how the human body works!

  • David D’andrea

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    65 year old guy here. I have 1 cup of coffee with full fat cream an hour before. Then work out for 90-100 minutes. Can't work out on a full meal. Do goccasionally get a little hypoglycemic after a workout. But I'm ready to eat at that point.

  • Ryan Edwards

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    I definitely cannot work out fasted. I’ve tried it and I’ve felt weak before.

  • bandica recall

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    I think you should skip food altogether and go on a water and juice diet

  • Ninan Koshy

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am
  • LimitIsIllusion

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    Core workout and run in morning, big breakfast, snack, workout 8 hours later, dinner

  • Deanna K

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    Could you show us what your garage gym set up is please?

  • Pos1tiveF1Tv1bes S

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    I'm a big guy like 370 and I personally am a huge breakfast person always have been. That said I like to eat after because I'm hungry when I wake up but I find as a breakfast guy if I work out and then after I get a boost. I can eat more for breakfast and kinda combine my breakfast snack together and be full. Oatmeal baby! Every day

  • Teveon K Perkins

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    I’m a faster personally.

  • John Mutesi

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    Why do these 3 gentlemen hardly disagree?

  • John Michael

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    After you workout. Youll burn more fat on an empty stomach. Your body will burn the food from the night before and then the stored fat.

  • David H

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    Since I’m a little bit of an ectomorph, I have a small snack with a good amount of protein and carbs before lifting a little heavy to prevent the muscle from eating itself if there aren’t enough carbs available.

  • mtrichie111

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    Side note, proteins get broken down almot everywhere in your body. Eat high protein meal before going to sleep. You have the energy when you wake up and amino acids in your system

  • MachinayRequiem

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    Give them a glass of orange juice? I would have given them a tampon.

  • MachinayRequiem

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    I've have been working out and then going to work at 6 am and then not eating until 8 when I'm on my first break. I have had no performance issues ever. You people think too much into it. I used to take a protein drink right after working out, but years ago have eradicated protein powder from my diet. That stuff is garbage. I do 2 cups of cottage cheese in place of where I used to take protein shakes.

  • Brad Henderson

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    I can workout early fasted. But I've noticed I'm much stronger if I workout later in the day after a meal or two.

  • Spiritualsean

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    If I don’t take a shit. I DONT EAT. I have to shit before I eat. Idk y

  • Diego Castaneda

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    I think the question also has to do with at what time do you drink your protein shake? Do u drink it along with your breakfast?

  • Fábio Castro

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    I actually made my best prs Fasted😂

  • Plato Genova

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    Just wondering if these guys work clients. They didn’t mention it here…

  • burningknuckle26

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    if you feel like your about to pass out while working out fasted then eat something. other then that fasted is the way to go.

  • Wolfgang Kemp

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    I wake up at 4:20 am leave the house 10 min later drink a bang then by the time i get to the gym at 4:40 its showtime

  • fglend73

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    I used to overanalyze things and ask dumb questions like this. I don’t care what the research says. Do whatever feels better. For fucks sake lolol.

  • Matthias Rambally

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    Thank you ❤️

  • Raymond Matthew Bonifacio

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    A cup of hot water before working out

  • BushidoKi

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    Is it better to take a shit before or during squats ?

  • Matt Simon

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    how about a fruit juice 5-10m before?

  • Jonny Harding

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    I think sometimes the blood sugar is low, rather than having no energy stores and that's what makes people feel bad. Just have a sports drink and you'll be sweet.

  • Sam Black

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    Okay so how quickly after working out should you eat if you are working out fasted?

  • Hamed Rauf

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    I would eat good specially carbs night before morning workout , when i dont do it, i lack intensity in gym, now if you just want to do light cardio in morning than you dont need carb load night before

  • Dylan Pham

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    the only reason i like not eating before morning workouts is cause i like the ability that i can workout hard fasted and still feel good but it does make getting all my calories in the rest of the day harder.

  • Jeffrey Coriell

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    I attempted to drink a high protein shake first thing in the morning before working out. I didn't even make it to the gym yet and threw all of it up…

  • Andrea Kumar

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    Coffee..not even a whole cup, just a few hot sips. For an early morning workout.

  • Fart Burger

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    Why not have just a bannana or something?

  • Sophy Blackwood

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    I’m starving 😭😭😭😭

  • Redcap

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    Why have breakfast? Because I'm friggin' hungry sometimes in the morning 😂 I usually don't need it, but like today, I'm starving. I don't have the time to eat an hour before. So, I'll eat a small breakfast, and then get at it.

    Don't think it matters. As long as you put the effort in.

  • McInnis The Menace

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    You take a major performance hit when you don’t eat. I didn’t start PRing until I ate prior. You can get away with not eating and have a decent workout but you’re restricting an even BETTER workout.

  • Mike Mazz

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    Great talk guys! I have to have a LITTLE something beforehand because I get super lightheaded without eating. My metabolism is also incredibly fast so this plays a big part in that.

  • Mickey Wills

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    If you want to activate mtor then always have carbs before working out. Focus on performance over aesthetics. But I guess it all depends on what your goal is.

  • Guy de Lusignan

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    A cup of coffee 30 minutes before works for me…

  • Be Optimal

    Posted July 21, 2021 1:30 am

    I've always been an advocate for fasted morning workouts. The greatest benefit imo goes for beginners that struggle with making fitness a habit. You just get up, will power is rejuvenated, you work out. Great video guys. Cheers! – Primal Fitness

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