View Single Post
09-01-2012, 08:23 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Ottawa, ON
Country: Canada
Posts: 287
vCash: 500
The question was specifically about "before playing" so I'll stick to that. The most important part, IMHO, is how long before playing should you eat. And I feel that is a very personal decision.

For an evening game, I need to eat no more than 4 hours before a game and no closer than 2 hours before. I'm generally indifferent to what the meal is.

When I play morning pickup, I'll wake up and have a small protein shake and small bowl of cereal. That will be ~1 hour before playing but I've never had a problem with it.

In the end, you have to figure out what works for you. Everyone's digestive temperment is different. (Mine, for instance, has changed over time.)

Stickchecked is offline   Reply With Quote