If you want to get ripped and build muscle year round you will have to be sure that you are consistent with your meal plan prep. Lacking consistency with your nutrition is the fastest way to fall out of shape, especially when you get hit with any of life’s surprises. All too often, it may seem that life gets in the way of you and your six pack. I get it, I understand. But if you are going to let that cave in your health, you will likely not be healthy enough to help those that need you the most.
In this video, I reveal a few things going on in my personal life that would normally make it impossible for me to get my workouts in, eat healthy and maintain a healthy lifestyle. That said, I understand that I must be strong if I am going to be able to be strong for those that need me. Sure, it requires me to get up earlier than I would like to. It requires me to workout with less equipment than I would normally like to. It requires me to train with less time than I would normally allot. But I still get the job done.
My meal plan prep relies on finding ways to manage the three choices that we all have, those being good, fast and cheap. If you want anything in life you must realize that you can only choose two of these options. I chose good and fast, at the expense of cheap.
By using the catering menu at local health food grocery stores however, you will be surprised at just how much money you can save over the normally priced healthy food options. For instance, if you shop at Whole Foods you can buy a great meal that includes grilled fish or chicken, asparagus, sweet potatoes and grilled veggies. You will likely pay a pretty penny to have that though. On the other hand, if you hit the less publicized catering menu you can order your already prepared healthy food in bulk.
Don’t worry if you can’t eat it all in one sitting, after all it’s bought in bulk, you shouldn’t be eating it all at once! Realize that you can freeze pretty much any of it without sacrificing it’s quality or freshness. Almost every cooked food can be frozen (some with differing times). Refer to any online resource to determine how long your favorite foods can be frozen and you’ll be surprised at just how much more flexible your meal plan prep can become in even the toughest and tightest of times.
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