It truly is simple; no athlete will reach their potential without a proper diet. Despite the endless parade of sophomoric attitudes about a healthy diet, which often includes a cavalier approach to alcohol consumption, many athletic goals have perished early ‘by the spoonful’.
The failure to manage a proper diet will only amount to failure and despite many athletes believing they navigate around the issue, it will catch them in time.
Breakfast, as the adage suggests, is the most important meal of the day for not only nutritional needs after a proper nights sleep but equally ‘sets the tone’ of the determined. Breakfast choices should provide required nutrition and preferably in the peace of your own home.
From TEAM USPlabs: Poaching an egg is a lot easier than you may think so forget hard boiled eggs for a minute and try this!
Directions for poaching an egg USPlabs style:
Bring water in a saucepan to a boil then reduce to a medium-high simmer. Do not add salt. Add a splash of vinegar to the water if you have it to prevent over-cooking the egg whites. Place the egg in a small cup or bowl and slowly slip it into the simmering water (not boiling and not a low simmer), to the point that the cup/bowl is touching the water. Cook for about 3 minutes or until the egg is cooked. Remove from water with a slotted spoon and serve!
Prepared by John Davies
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