Starting the Week with a Breakfast of Champions

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 Starting the Week with a Breakfast of Champions

Recently I was watching a video of Brian Tracy where he was talking about his morning routine for high productivity and was impressed at some of the similarities that we have.

Namely a good breakfast does make a difference!!!

When I go to various meetings I am always disappointed to see that part of my registration fee is wasted on breads and pastries.  I learned years ago that these things make me want to take a nap, so I avoid them and just stick to my coffee and orange juice and let the rest of the crowd eat these tasty sleeping pills.

My friends all thought that I was full of it with my theory on pastries in the morning until a few years ago when I was speaking with a psychologist about being productive despite my adhd, and he mentioned how important it was to avoid white breads as they have a tendency to block the neurons in the frontal cortex, basically making us lethargic.  He recommended doing what I had been doing, loading up on protein in the morning.

I had learned when I was young that if I really needed to perform, the best thing that I could do was force down a few eggs (when I was young I strongly disliked these things), and soon I was looking for ways to make them more palatable.

I will explore some of my methods of making the bland yet high energy egg a gourmet delight in a few more blogs this month.


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Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

I am just a coffee kind of guy, one mug gets me out of bed and the second mug allows me to talk to people:)Endre

Dec 03, 2017 11:48 PM #1
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
"Franklin MA Homes"

Good morning Bob Crane my workouts are first thing in the morning.... I have a protein shake with ice water, banana and protein powder one hour before I lift... and after the workout, I have an apple and two boiled eggs.... that satisfies protein and good carbs....

Dec 04, 2017 04:02 AM #2
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker

Good morning Bob. My dad was a bacon and eggs guy every morning for many years. He was always full of energy. Enjoy your day! 

Dec 04, 2017 05:20 AM #3
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

I hope you have enjoyed a good Monday morning breakfast.

Have an outstanding week.

Dec 04, 2017 05:34 AM #4
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Bob, I highly recommend subscribing to Benjamin Hardy. His posts on productivity and morning routines are outstanding. Hi is a young guy but has it together.

Dec 04, 2017 06:05 AM #5
Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

Bob, your breakfast looks delicious. I usually start my day with coffee and an apple.

Dec 04, 2017 04:00 PM #6
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Bob Crane "he mentioned how important it was to avoid white breads as they have a tendency to block the neurons in the frontal cortex, basically making us lethargic.  He recommended doing what I had been doing, loading up on protein in the morning."




Right on target - and - re-blog!

Dec 10, 2017 05:30 AM #7
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

Hi there Bob. I'm with you - simple carbs create a bad mental and physical state. I'm a fan of a protein shake in the morning, or 2 eggs with a slice of turkey bacon. 

Dec 10, 2017 11:38 AM #8
Kathryn Acciari
Cameron Real Estate Group - Shrewsbury, MA
RSPS, SRS, REALTOR(R) Sturbridge-Shrewsbury MA

Wonderful food for thought, Bob. I enjoy two breakfasts: a light carb-focused meal (cereal, fruit) so glycogen stores are replenished and available for my workout; and a higher proten breakfast afterward (usually a smoothie or eggs) for amino acids. My energy is pretty good all day.

Dec 10, 2017 02:01 PM #9
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