2013-07-30 Tuesday + Eat Real Food

Extended Warm Up:

Day 7 of Turkish Get Up Challenge: 7 Reps each side

3 rounds
10 bounds
10 Indian Wall Press
10 Perfect PVC passover
10 Reverse Perfect PVC passovers

Workout Of The Day:

Broken Tabata, 2 rounds of 4 cycles of 20:10 seconds of Work:Rest

Jump Rope or Double Unders
Kettlebell Swing or Kettlebell Clean
Hollow body hold or shotgun
Goblet Squat or Front Squat

I Eat Real Food

I eat real food – fresh, natural food like meat, vegetables and fruit. I choose naturally occurring vitamins and minerals, over foods that have more calories but less nutrition. And food quality is important – I’m careful about where my meat, seafood and eggs come from, and buy organic local produce as often as possible.

This is not a “diet” – I eat as much as I need to maintain strength, energy, activity levels and a healthy body weight. I aim for well-balanced nutrition, so I eat both animals and a significant amounts of plants. I’m not lacking carbohydrates – I just get them from vegetables and fruits instead of bread, cereal or pasta. And my meals are probably higher in fat than you’d imagine, but fat is a healthy source of energy when it comes from high-quality foods like avocado, coconut and grass-fed beef.

Eating like this is ideal for maintaining a healthy metabolism and reducing inflammation within the body. It’s good for body composition, energy levels, sleep quality, mental attitude and quality of life. It helps eliminate sugar cravings and reestablishes a healthy relationship with food. It also works to minimize your risk for a whole host of lifestyle diseases and conditions, like diabetes, heart attack, stroke and autoimmune.

-Coach Joey

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