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Back to Basics: Creating a Healthy Diet Plan

Diet can make or break any training program. Follow these healthy dieting tips to ensure all your hard work isn't going to waste.

Eating 101

You’ve bought and prepared your healthy meals, now it’s time to enjoy!

Take Your Time.
Enjoy your food to avoid eating faster then your mind can register it being full. It takes the body and mind about 20-30 minutes to acknowledge you're satisfied.

Non-Dominant Hand.
Use your other hand to slow you down.

Build Your Support Group.
Focus on the relationships with the people you're eating with by enjoying good conversation. Talk about your struggles and triumphs with trying to reach your goals. This will slow down your eating and get your mind right to stay focused.

Drink.
Not the hard stuff, the clear stuff. Your beverages should have zero calories.

80% Rule.
Eat until you're 80% full whether you leave a couple of bites on your plate or do so by lowering the portion size during meal prep time.

Small Meals.
You should be eating small meals throughout the day to avoid overeating binges.

About the Trainer: John Annillo, C.S.C.S

John Annillo is the Director of Operations of Training for Warriors, which has over 30 locations around the world. For more on John follow him on Twitter or Facebook

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