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Bodybuilding Sucess - Bodybuilding Training and Dieting While Traveling

Continue The Bodybuilding Lifestyle As You Travel


Are Fast Food Restaurants Recommended?

The best way to do things is to use grocery food but if you find yourself for whatever reason without food during the day and there is a fast food restaurant around, here s what you need to do:
  1. If it is not your cheat meal day, refrain from fatty choices such as french fries.

  2. Drink between 8-16 ounces of water before you get there and then drink an additional 8-16 ounces more while you are eating. This will prevent you from feeling hungry and falling to temptation. If temptation is strong remember two things:

    • There is nothing better than being in shape.

    • You control everything that goes into your mouth. Food does not and should not control you!

  3. Always combine a serving of low fat protein (in the case of fast food restaurants, this is either skinless chicken or turkey) with a small serving of carbs. Remember that if you are eating a chicken or turkey sandwich the bread will count as the carbs.

  4. Salads in addition to a serving of protein and a serving of starchy carbs are always good since they provide fiber and they fill you up. However, avoid using high fat/high sugar dressings.

  5. Refrain from using high carbohydrate sauces or mayo.
In traditional restaurants just combine a low fat protein, such as chicken, with a good carbohydrate such as a baked potato and have a salad to go with it. You may also opt for Wild Alaskan salmon which gives you your daily source of Essential Fats. And remember, drink plenty of water!

Basically, if you stick to the rules I discussed above, no matter where you find yourself at, you won't have a problem finding something to eat.

As you can see, even though it will take more effort to get or stay in shape if you travel, it is not impossible. If you are determined enough to make things happen, then everything is possible!

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