With a few exceptions, anything that lasts longer than your next due haircut is probably a big no-no. These foods are likely stripped of nutrients and highly processed. Stay away because they will sabotage your efforts in the gym and compromise your health.
FARMER KNOWS BEST
Where possible choose organic, locally sourced foods – shop from farmers markets, not from the supermarket!
Think of sugar as the cause of those dimply things on your thighs that you’ve been fighting to get rid off (aka cellulite). And the fight against sugar is no joke, folks! Sugar isn’t just found in packets labelled SUGAR. It’s hidden in foods you wouldn’t even think of, like b-r-e- a-d. In the list on the next page you’ll find all the aliases for “sugar”. The diagram explains GI levels and how eating sugar and high GI foods affect your body.
NATURAL IS BEST
Choose foods that are closest to their natural form - whole fruits, vegetables, meats, poultry, seafood, legumes, dairy, nuts and seeds.
LEARN TO READ YOUR INGREDIENTS!
If you can’t pronounce it, chances are you probably shouldn’t be eating it. Also, if sugar is one of the first ingredients on the list of contents, then it’s best to avoid popping it in your shopping basket!
There are two simple rules to the FitazFK Food Club
Rule 1: 90% of the food you eat should be real, wholesome and nutritious.
Rule 2: Stay the fk away from counting calories!
To give yourself the best chance of success, it’s best to create a positive relationship with exercise and nutrition. Think of them as your new #BFFS. This guide is packed with recipes and exercises that will have you loving every fking second of getting fit! Plus, we weren’t joking before - you can totally have the occasional burger!
See, the old equation of calories-in versus calories- out doesn’t work. There are so many more factors that can influence your results, like hormonal imbalances, food quality and metabolic effects.
Instead of counting calories, we encourage mindful eating. Be curious about where your food is coming from and focus on what your body gains from it.