7) Food, Fun & Frame of Mind
a. -food facts, if you eat more than you burn-you get fat. If you burn more than you eat-you loose
b. -eat to compete. By this I mean eat food that sustains and carries you strong without 5 –Hour energy
drinks, Monster, Red Bull etc. If you need any of these, your diet is messed up and you are not eating
the proper foods.
c. -just think for a minute, what if you’re going to do a high intensity cardio exercise for 30 minutes.
*A candy bar is 10 minutes of energy before you crash and burn.
*An energy bar will help you finish but your body is starving when you’re done.
*An energy drink is a legal artificial energy replacement not a food supplement.
Q- What’s best for your body when re-conditioning or for any sport?
A- Good healthy meals the day before and a few hours before exercise (normal eating)
carries you through, burns efficiently, contributes to help raise metabolism rates and
helps you finish strong.
*All Supplements should fit your overall fitness plan and are a must for optimum results.
*Be careful, some supplements may exceed your caloric intake and or hinder your objectives.
*Do your homework before you spend a dime. There is NO Miracle PILL! Weight loss is only
one part of fitness.
*Some "Low Fat/Low-No Sugar" consumables are more dangerous and loaded with chemicals.
d. -eating junk food. It will show up during the next workout. Fatigue and nausea is a common
indicator you had burgers and fries or food without substance. Studies show that they settle in your
body in 3-4 hours. Unfortunately, they burn like a dry patch of grass under intensity and leave you
e. -food management- 6 to 1. This is recommended. For 6 days choose wisely and make 1 day a
junk food day. Any cravings you get during the 6 days, table it for your junk food day. This helps
deal with the mental battles you’ll experience when you get cravings for some of your favorite not
so healthy foods you like to eat. The crazy thing is that when your junk food day rolls around, you
don’t want to eat that anymore. In time, your definition of junk food will change. Don’t diet, instead,
Until you master "Meal Planning Skills", watch what you eat.
Reduce sugar, artificial sweeteners and simple carbs like some breads or pastas.