According to the World Health Organization, the worldwide obesity rate has more than doubled since 1980. In 2014, 39 percent of adults over the age of eighteen were overweight, and 13 percent were obese.1 This is a scary statistic - almost half the world's population are overweight.
It’s no wonder so many people always seem to be on a diet of some sort. However, diets are part of the problem. Understanding the right way to eat is the key to avoid diets and all the negative aspects that go along with them. For athletes, understanding the powerful effects food has on the body can help you reach your sport-specific goals without dangerously cutting calories.
This is an excerpt of an article I wrote for the launch of the Australian Breaking Muscle magazine. In the article I discuss my journey of training for my respective sports and the my eating plans to achieve my desired goals. Read on if you want to know how I ate for optimum performance and to be stage show ready.