Just as no training plan can overcome a poor diet, nutritious dietary approaches that answer the demands of an athlete do not come by chance.
However unlike the exhausting demands of training, planning and implementing your diet are quiet easy and never a trying task. Simply set aside time each day, possibly a few days in advance, prepare, package (glass containers where possible) and refrigerate your nutritiously balanced meals or later use at work, school or other travels.
As you plan and prepare said meals in advance the risk of poor habits are greatly lowered and progression to goals accelerates.
This of course has other benefits including improving overall health and being able to have more time to enjoy your lunch or dinner but equally a tremendous financial savings to foul concoctions in cafeteria settings.
Prepare for victory and plan for success by managing a healthy diet.
Swole Chicken Salad recipe from USPlabs nutrition page
1 tablespoon coconut oil 2 chicken breasts (About 4oz each) 1 lime 1 tsp chili powder 5 cups mixed greens 1 mango ½ avocado ½ cup bell peppers
Place a skillet over medium heat and add the coconut oil. When fully melted, add the thinly sliced chicken, followed by the lime juice. Sprinkle the chili over the chicken and stir occasionally until all the pieces are cooked through. Add greens to your bowl, followed by cubed mango, sliced avocado and bell peppers. Add chicken and mix in. Feel free to add extra lime juice on top and enjoy!
Prepared by John Davies
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