What do members of CrossFit Angola do differently than everyone else? There are some common threads that all members here should share. The first one being…
EATING FOR OPTIMUM HEALTH MOST OF THE TIME
That means you should take an honest look at what you’re eating and drinking, and decide whether or not you’re eating for optimum health more often than not.
Example of CFA Member
I prepped all my meals for lunch each day last week that included lean protein, a vegetable, and some starch. I also drank 80 oz. of water every day. On top of that, I ate a breakfast with eggs and fruit every day, and used the plate method for dinners. I went out to eat for dinner 1 or 2 times and enjoyed a *insert drink of choice* with each meal, and it was delicious.
Example of Poor Nutrition
I ate a salad once last week. I stopped by fast food a few times, had at least one drink (of alcohol) 4 or 5 nights with dinner, and went out for dinner 3 or 4 times. I didn’t prep any meals ahead of time. I went out on the boat on Saturday and ate like shit and drank all day long. I ate cereal for breakfast about half the time, and skipped breakfast the other half. I didn’t eat or drink anything before my workouts.
Which of the above examples most resembles your nutrition?
Here’s the thing: we all joined the gym for a reason; to lose weight, gain muscle, look better, feel better, get out of pain, regain an active lifestyle, etc. Whatever that reason is, you need to pay more attention to your nutrition in order to get to where you want to be.
Eating for optimum health most of the time is one way that we, as athletes at CrossFit Angola, can separate ourselves from the rest of the general population.