Diet is crucial to the ultimate success of any weight loss program or strength training regime. For a competitive athlete it’s the difference between winning or losing a competition. For someone working on lifestyle change it’s losing the right weight the right way, becoming stronger, or being off medication. Unfortunately in this world it has to be fast and taste good. We, as a society, eat more and move less!! The technology, family and job demands we face make it very difficult to create a healthy environment.
Our goal at CrossFit Rectify is to teach you ways to develop good eating habits but still enjoy the foods you love. We enjoy craft beers!! So getting a 6 pack of abdominal muscles is probably not going to happen.
If you can develop a discipline / rewards system you will be one step closer.
Chemicals used to bleach flour combines with residual protein to form alloxan. This is used in research to induce diabetes. Even some wheat are chemically induced and turned back brown in color. Also there is little glycemic index difference between the 2.
This helps with adjusting your diet. Mix and match from the following list
Drink Water, unsweetened tea, and black coffee. Water is the big one. You want to avoid sugar and artificially sweetened drinks or at least limit it to 1 – 16 oz. per day.
Just remember fruit is sugar which converts to glycerol phosphate which converts to triglycerides which goes in fat storages. Now if the body needs fuel for energy it will convert into energy or be stored as glycogen for later use. Most people consume so much Carbohydrates that the body just gets into the habit of converting it to fat right away. Think of this as rebooting your metabolism for the better.
This is what makes strict eating all worth it. I make an event out of my cheat day. It normally starts at noon and ends at midnight. Saturday is a good day. I like to throw in a good WOD early morning before the feast begins.
“Ferriss, T (2010). 4 Hour Body. New York: Crown Archetype”
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