Here are some shots of my food yesterday – had my third re-feed day since contest prep started, and devoured 4,400 calories! My menu started off with this: Big bowl of oatmeal with skim milk, a big banana and fresh strawberries. I also got this new protein powder from Gaspari – Banana Perfection – which I added too. Yum!
After my work out I had a big bowl of Newman’s own cereal with 1/2 cup of raisins, more skim milk and a fruit flavored yogurt and an apple. Then it was off to dinner – SUSHI!
I cannot have any fatty fish in the sushi like salmon or eel or tuna, so it is mostly vegetable sushi, and lean fish and shellfish like shrimp and scallops. I think I could eat 100 pieces, but stuck to 30! 🙂
After dinner we went to the movies and I even got to have a small pack of gummy bears – but after that I was “sugared out” and it was nice to return to my normal menu today. I’m not looking at re-feed day as a “cheat day” but more like a day where my body can its share of carbs and reload my glycogen storage and get ready for the next big work out. Today I’m super sleepy though so happy to have had a day off from the gym. Tomorrow another gym awaits… in New Orleans!