Diet is important for everyone not just boxers or other athletes, we need a good balanced diet to stay healthy
and maintain a healthy weight, sadly nearly half the nation is obese. Fad diets that charge lots of moeny don't help the problem,
when looked properly you will see it is not as complecated as some make out.
Here are some very basic rules to follow when you are trying to keep or get to a healthy weight:
. Drink 6-8 glasses of water a day
. Stay away from fried food
. Consume only essential fats such as that found in seafood i.e tuna
. Eat plenty of foods with a high starch and fibre content
. Don't eat sugary foods to often
. Use salt sparingly and reduce reliance on convenience foods
. Ensure adequate intakes of vitamins and minerals
. If you drink alcohol, keep within sensible limits
. Enjoy your food and don't become obsessed with your diet
. Use unprocessed carbs like oatmeal, fruit and brown bread, and don't eat bread with dinner.
. Make dinner your last meal of the day and don't have it to late.
. Do not eat any left overs and save sweets for only once a week (that includes biscuits.
The points above are simple but very effective, give it a try. As you know carbohydrates, proteins and fats
are all important, and every month i will explain one in great detail and more tips.