Nutrition Articles

Escaping the Nutrition Rut

It’s perfectly normal to fall into a nutrition “rut” at some point during your Challenge.

Nutrition Rut Article
It’s perfectly normal to fall into a nutrition “rut” at some point during your Challenge. This is the time to research new recipes, get creative and experiment with different grains and proteins. Quinoa? Scallops? For added inspiration, ask your fellow BFL’ers for their meal plans, check out the BFL Forum for ideas or review the meal plan of a Champion. Here is 2004 Body-for-LIFE Champion Charles Damiano’s typical meal plan, and one he continues to follow closely even now, more than six years after his first Challenge.
 
 
Meal 1: 5:30 amMyoplex® Original vanilla shake made with water and Ice and a ½ teaspoon of cinnamon
 
Supplements: 1 multivitamin, 2 Glucosamine/Chondroitin, EAS Pro Science CLA, Vitamin C, B-Complex 100, Zinc, Selenium, Chromium Picolinate
 
Meal 2: 8:00 amMyoplex Ready-to-Drink (post-workout)

Meal 3: 12:00 pm—6 ounces grilled salmon, 1 cup brown rice, 1 cup mixed vegetables, 16 ounces water

Meal 4: 3:00 pmMyoplex Strength nutrition bar, 16 ounces water

Meal 5: 6:30 pm—8-ounce turkey burger and 1 sweet potato, 8 ounces of water

Meal 6: 8:30 pm—One bowl of non-fat cottage cheese mixed with vanilla yogurt, sprinkled with cinnamon, 16 ounces water
 

Check out more Champion meal plans here: http://bodyforlife.com/library/meal-plans