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Weight Lifting Diet For Power

Aug 17, 2007
Eat! Eat! Eat! Your weight lifting diet is vitally important to your pre and post exercise recovery and preparation, If you are a weight lifter you need to eat healthy nutritious foods to keep you energized, so that you can fuel your body for peak performance and increased recovery rate all because of a well balance weight lifting diet.

Now lets talk about food and your diet, try to cut down or stop eating junk to be able to lift heavier weights because when you eat right you are more powerful and stronger while weight lifting.

During your weight lifting diet you should be eating every 2 to 3 hours, totaling around 5 to 7 small meals per day, this will give your body enough fuel to stay in the zone of peak performance and recovery to grow and strengthen.

Notice how when you eat too much food you get tired and sleepy, well when this is happening to you it is because your hormones are not getting through your body as well and natural human growth hormone gets blocked, so try to avoid heavy meals before and after your weight lifting.

Each meal should consist of protein, carbohydrates and essential fats like omega 3 and omega 6. This will keep you strong mentally and physically to stay in the zone all day and night long. You will be preparing yourself to train hard and smart to increase your power to explode and put up some new records in your personal weight lifting efforts.

Some great foods to add to your diet are chicken, tuna, salad, turkey, salmon, peanuts, cheese, nuts are great for increasing testosterone, whole grain bread, and grapes.

Fruits and vegetables are great for you and are called wet carbohydrates because they are bonded together with water so they go straight into your blood stream; they are best before and after training to get all the nutrition back into your body from training, this will also help you recover faster and see results sooner.

Now you know should have a better idea of how to create a successful weight lifting diet by eating many times throughout the day. Consist your meals from proteins, carbohydrates and essential omega fats.

Do not over eat and become sleepy or tired before or right after training, stay in the zone with smaller meals. You will soon see that your power and strength will increase so you will be lifting major weight in the gym turning peoples heads and impressing even yourself. Go for it!
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