How to Eat Like a Pro Athlete

September 19, 2017 6:28 pm
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Sloane Stephens just won the women’s U.S. Open.

She’s 24 years old and just climbed from No. 957 in the word to No. 17 in the world in one tournament.

She’s an athletic force to be reckoned with. She’s strong, she’s lean, she’s quick.

Sloane Stephens is force to be reckoned with.

And she eats a very simple diet.

No weighing foods, no measuring calories, no “good” or”bad” foods, no fancy calculations.

She just follows reasonable habits that keep her on track to recover from all her hard training.

In fact, she doesn’t eat perfectly. She isn’t always able to. Often, being on the road, she’s forced to eat out at restaurants every meal which don’t always have the best menus.

But, clearly, she makes it work beautifully.

How does she do it?

She Gets Help

The fine coaches and chefs at Precision Nutrition (Sloane’s nutritional support team, and the company all Thrive Fit coaches have gotten there Nutrition certification from) have helped Sloane to learn about herself and her nutrition in ways that she never knew before.

The fine folks at Precision Nutrition make Sloane’s eating habits simple and easy for her.

Sloane’s chef, Jennifer Nickle says, of her diet:

“It’s not prescriptive, and it’s not forceful. It’s about teaching Sloane how to approach food in a healthier way through habits and daily practices. It was about breaking it down for her to access the information in a way that was tangible and human instead of putting her in a mindset of ‘I have to eat healthy.’ That doesn’t get people anywhere most of the time.”

And it doesn’t stop there. Nickle says 4 of the most important lessons in changing Sloane’s nutrition were:

  1. Cut down or cut out fruit juices and calorie-laden beverages
  2. Learn what appropriate serving sizes look like for protein, carbs, vegetables, and fats
  3. Learn to read nutritional labels
  4. Order an extra side of vegetables when you’re at a restaurant

How simple is that?!

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No complicated meal plans, no portable food scales, no weighing your food or anything like that.

Think about that. She’s a world-class tennis star. Nutrition and recovery play a humongous part in her being lean, strong, and ready to play at her best every game.

And she uses very simple strategies to get herself there.

Strategies that you can use as well.

How to Eat Like a Pro Athlete

Slonae Stephens How to Eat Like a Pro Athlete

People often think that pro athletes are special somehow.

I mean, they ARE special in many ways. Often they have genetic gifts that others may not, they spend countless hours practicing which many of us don’t have the patience for, and many of them have body-types that suit them to their sport.

But at their core, they’re human.

They process foods the same way that we do.

They have foods they like and dislike.

They often have emotional attachments to foods. Often foods that are “unhealthy.”

They are often uneducated about what food choices are best for them.

Just like us.

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If you’re a pro athlete or you sit at a desk all day, you’re still a human and the basic principles of nutrition are the same.

But the principles that allow them to thrive are the same ones that will help you to thrive.

By focusing on sound, science-based nutrition principles, and developing habits that you can actually do every day, you can learn to be as lean, strong, and healthy as an athlete yourself.

Here’s the key:

The magic bullet isn’t found in any fad diet, starvation obsession, or eating of “good” vs. “bad” foods.

The magic bullet is habit, persistence, and patience.

Great! So how do you do that?

The idea is simple, really. You work on one habit at a time, slowly mastering your nutrition and fitting into your life in a way that makes sense for you, your lifestyle, and your goals.

It’s like creating your own personal “diet.”

Except it’s not a passing fad. It’s one that works perfectly for YOU.

But simple isn’t easy and that’s why we’re happy to help.

The Most Advanced Habit Change System on The Market

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At Thrive Fit, we’ve teamed up with Precision Nutrition to help bring this habit changing awesomeness to you.

Using the most advanced “habit change” software on the market, we can help you create a custom tailored nutrition plan just for you that fits your lifestyle without any hiccups.

And what’s better is we’ll be there with you the whole way, guiding you and tapping you on the shoulder with subtle reminders about important stuff.

We’ll cover everything you need to know from complete meal planning, removing all the guesswork from your nutrition, to learning about your likes and dislikes and how to fit healthy nutrition into your current lifestyle.

With a powerful support system, world-class accountability, and all the nutritional education you need to reach your goals, you’ll be equipped to achieve the physical changes you want to see in your body and actually maintain them for life.

Stop wasting time with fad diets that don’t consider you and your lifestyle.

Stop fussing over quick fixes that promise lasting results in two weeks.

Stop trying to do what “everyone else” is doing and wondering why it isn’t working.

Commit to learning about yourself and how to make nutrition work for you.

Commit to a lifetime and a lifestyle of healthy nutrition that you actually enjoy and that allows you to live the life you want in the body you want.

For more information, just get in touch with us here and we’ll help you get started on a path to long-term success.

(NOTE: Discover the New Way to Control Food Portions – so easy…[Hint] It doesn’t involve counting a single calorie [cool infographic inside]. Forget the “fitness fallacy” of counting calories forever! Learn more here.)

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I like to lift heavy weights, write about fitness, motivation, and psychology, and coach people to achieve their fitness goals.

When I’m not doing that I’m most likely at home cooking, playing board games with friends, or curled up with a book.

He also keeps his own blog over at www.francisnitsch.com

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