meerkat: What do most professional hockey players eat before a game?
Food. I know that. Do they have a set kind of food they eat to keep stamina up or is a personal choice? Runners eat pasta, what do hockey players eat? This way out of my realm of thinking.
Extra Inquiry: Who thinks we should get Mike Rowe on the ice to be a practice goalie?
Answers and Views:
Answer by Bill
Pasta. Its for the carbs, which help keep energy up.Answer by amanda please
pastaAnswer by David
i heard some eat steak or a nice helping of spaghetti and meatballs.Answer by Axe
lots of guys eat pasta or spaghetti, for the carbs. a good drink for after is chocolate milk (because of the protein to fat ratio)Answer by Sasha
Chicken for lean protein and muscle, and pasta for carbs and ‘quick’ energy. There was an article in The Hockey News about it a few years ago.
EI: I doubt that he’s limber enough to do the job sufficientlyAnswer by Jono
Pasta, Chicken. Stuff to get their carbs up.
AND TONS OF FLUIDS!Answer by Canadian Mickey
A healthy source of carbohydrates will be my guess.Answer by Atticus
ur momAnswer by Leafsfan29-Go Canada Go
Pasta and chicken tend to be the staple of most pregame meals, although a lot of guys have their own oddities.
Because of digestion red meat isn’t usually a popular option (but some guys will eat it).Answer by auntie gladys
I hear lots of them eat pasta. In the playoffs during a long overtime, they order pizza and bananas – really high carb and fat to keep them going, I guess. It’s weird, I just can’t imagine working out so hard you actually need pizza!
Y’meen Dirty Mike Rowe? Could be a sweaty job, not that dirty! Still, hockey and Mike would be a nice combination – about the only two shows I watch combined.