Our box, CrossFit Thermal, is doing a month-long nutrition challenge from July 7-August 7. Members are choosing various levels of engagement, ranging from strict Zone to strict Paleo, to “no grains, no extra sugar.” I will be posting a short nutrition tip to help people stay on point and make clean nutrition a life-long habit instead of just a short term “diet.”
Nutrition Tip #9: Cook Extra
If the thought of prepping food for the entire week scares you, or you are lost as to what to do for breakfast or lunch, just cook extra the night before and have leftovers. By reducing your choices and eating the same meal at least twice, you reduce the amount of unique cooking you need to do and also reduces the amount of actual cooking/prepping time. Remember, you have to change your notion of breakfast from “cereal and pancakes” to simply your “first meal of the day.” If we can have breakfast for dinner, why not dinner for breakfast??