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Diet plan for an athlete. In my athletes diet plan I have included a high amount of carbohydrates this is because a sufficient amount of energy

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Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Breakfast 1 hard boiled egg with 2 slices wholemeal toast topped with low-fat spread. Plus 1 small glass of orange juice 2 slices wholemeal toast topped with peanut butter and 1 small banana. Plus 1 kiwi fruit. 4 poached eggs on toast, one banana, 1 cup of orange juice and a yogurt. 2 Eggs Poached wholemeal toast 2 slices of wholemeal toast, a glass of orange juice and a banana 1 bowl of cereal with a glass of orange juice and one large banana, 2 whole meal slices of toast 1 bowl of cereal with a glass of orange juice and a large banana, 2 slices of wholemeal bread Snack Protein bar Pasta pot Packet of mixed nuts Pasta pot Protein bar Protein bar Protein bar Lunch 3 spring onions, 5 cherry tomatoes and 1 green pepper. ...read more.

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Breakfast 1 hard boiled egg with 2 slices wholemeal toast topped with low-fat spread. Plus 1 small glass of apple juice and 6 grapes. Cheerios 100g Whole milk, average 200g Orange juice, fresh 100g Bananas 50g Frosties 100g Brown bread, 75g Lucozade Sport 200g 1 bowl of cereal with a glass of orange juice and a large banana, 2 slices of wholemeal bread 100g of alpen with 200ml of semi-skimmed milk and a banana 2 Eggs Poached w/toast and a kiwi fruit Brown bread, 150g Bran Flakes 150g and a apple Snack Packet of mixed nuts and dried fruit Protein shake Cashew nuts Cashew nuts Protein bar Packet of mixed nuts and dried fruit Protein bar Lunch Mussels, boiled Mixed vegetables, New potatoes, Grilled chicken and salad sandwich Wholegrain bread, Salad cream, Skinless chicken breast Tortilla wraps with mayonnaise and grilled chicken Wholegrain bread Mayonnaise, Tuna steak in brine Croissants, fruit 3 spring onions, 5 cherry tomatoes and 1 green pepper. ...read more.

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Foods such as bread and pasta are heavily involved with the diet plan due to the fact they have a high source of carbohydrates in them. Foods which are to be avoided diet are sweets and chocolate as they don't have any advantages. I have chosen to have a lot of protein based foods on Tuesday and Saturday because these are main training day therefore a high amount of protein is needed to help increase muscle size. Week 2 This diet is a lot more protein based then the first week this is because a competition is coming up meaning more carbohydrates and protein will be needed for training, by adding protein shakes and bars makes it easy and effective to boost protein levels. Also I've included a portion of meat each day to help maintain the protein needs. I have included more variety in week 2 as week one was a lot of the same types of food. ...read more.

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