When a bodybuilder travels in a foreign country, the first step is often to locate a local protein source. Im here in Borneo and most restaurants have meals that are about 10/50/40 (protein/carbs/fat). High protein low fat isnt available, to get enough protein here would require that I consume 8000 calories a day which would make me fat in no time. I just ordered a chicken and rice dish which probably had 1000 calories but at most a fork-full of edible chicken meat, I couldnt even identify the part of the chicken it came from but there was a lot of bone and grissle – I’m showing how incredibly spoiled I am here. I like eating what the locals are eating but I need my protein so what I usually do is choose good local vegetarian dishes that have lots of veggies and complex carbs but not much fat and then supplement that with protein found from grocery stores. The one thing that is available virtually worldwide is 99.99% fat free UHT milk. Have a carton before going out to eat, then at the restaurant you can focus on your veggies for vitimans and fiber and your carbs for energy and not stress out about getting enough protein.
Im doing an hour long pushup workout in my hotel room right now because a have a bit of time before going out for a sunset walk. After a hardcore workout like this I need to insure I get enough protein. Here is the UHT milk I got today so that tonight when I go out for dinner I wont need to stress about finding a restaurant that has high protein western style meals, I will just drink my milk for protein and go out and eat like the locals do!
Tomorrow, Palm tree pullups!