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Old 08-12-2010, 09:27 PM   #1
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I work in retail and it is hard to make the time to eat out side of the lunch period that is alloted. I have tons of responsibility and it is really hard to be efficient at my job with extra breaks. So the premise of this, is that I miss a meal sometimes here and there b/c of work. So, is it adequate to add extra calories to the next meal? Or am I just SOL. Also, I am asking for both situations; bulking and cutting.

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Old 08-13-2010, 09:31 AM   #2
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I wouldn't worry too much about it, you can add some cals to your next meal, but I wouldn't go overboard. If you miss a meal, you miss a meal, it is what it is.

I think the bigger issue would be to adjust your eating schedule around work so that your not missing meals. I know it can be difficult, but if you fail to plan, you should plan on failing ... or some kinda nonesense like that lol.

There are a lot of eating plans that work around large gaps in eating time, this may or many not work well for you, but I've been reading up on Intermitant Fasting lately, and its pretty interesting.

http://www.leangains.com/2010/04/leangains-guide.html

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you could cry and wait for the sky to fall...................

or just do what hrdgain says it's really not a big deal.
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alright sweet i'll just bring a lil more food and try to make the time at work and if I can't step back to eat then it is what it is.

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What about bringing a protein drink to work and using that as a substitute for the meal you may miss? They take like a minute to drink and they can be a great substitute for a meal...

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I always keep a couple shakers with 2 scoops of whey in my truck. I also have protein bars in the breakroom fridge. Sometimes work has to come first, but it doesn't mean you can keep the engine running.
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As long as you are getting adequate calories and protein overall you'll be just fine. I think the supplement industry has tried to convince us that the body is a catabolic time bombs just waiting to eat away muscle. This simply isn't true.

Sumo wrestlers actually train without breakfast in order to work up a veracious appetite and gorge themselves after they train. They don't seem to have any trouble keeping mass. Granted, most of us don't want to look like sumo wrestlers, but I think you get my point.

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I would go to my supervisor and give a valid argument to say why you need to step out for a minute. I work in a hospital laboratory and eat frequently during work. If the girl next to me can go outside for a cigarette during her shift I better be allowed to eat a quick chicken breast.

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