They key term here is MODERATION, instead of cutting out your favorite foods altogether and driving yourself crazy, just be a “slim shopper”.
A good amount of protein in each meal is essential to staying on track with your diet, protein is the ultimate fill-me-up food, it keeps you feeling full for longer. Protein also helps preserve muscle mass and encourages fat burning. So be sure to incorporate healthy proteins into each meal. Some great sources of protein include: White-Meat Poultry, Seafood, Milk, Cheese, Yogurt, Eggs, Beans, Lean Beef etc.
Keeping a food journal is a full proof way to monitor what you eat, having a record of all your meals will remind you of your consistency and ensure you stay on track. We suggest writing down in detail what you’ve eaten within 15 minutes of your meal, this will help you stick to your daily food and calorie goals.
Vegetables are nutrient-dense, meaning they pack maximum nutrition value with minimal calories, leaving you more full on fewer calories. You should aim to consume five servings a day of veggies, whether as a snack, on a sandwich or on the side of a chicken breast.
Speed lifts (e.g., box squats, speed deads & speed bench) are essential to increasing strength, acceleration and power.
One of the main reasons we go to the gym is to build muscle mass. The first year we start training we make insane progress, then all of a sudden we hit a brick wall and all progress begins to plateau.