The phrase “YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT” is so true.
It is a little-known fact that nutrition is up to 80 % of any weight loss, toning, muscle building program. A balanced nutrition program is a must for your body to be able to respond to its full potential to exercise. Your food intake should be made up of protein, carbohydrates and good fats.
Carbohydrates for energy 30%
Protein for muscle repair 40%
Good fats for heat and cell reproduction 30%
Water is also is also a large part of the puzzle, getting between 2-3 litres is essential for correct body functioning. Limiting sugar by eating whole foods, not processed food will help you control weight, limit your chances of developing type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and even some forms of cancer.
At Gym To You, we will provide you with easy to understand nutritional advice. We strive to give you the information and support you need to maximise your results.