The Performance shopping list

Unsmoked bacon,210g
In moderation, lean bacon is a great source of protein at breakfast time. “Protein builds the muscles and makes athletes more powerful,” explains Matt Lovell, nutrition advisor to Spurs and Manchester City.

Adding some grilled tomatoes will complement the bacon nicely. “It’s important to include some vegetables with your breakfast,” says Lovell. “Tomatoes offer the body anti-oxidant protection.”

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