Steve, Eric, and Brian discuss the benefits of not having specific carbohydrate and fat targets, as well as components of your diet that are important for overall health, the way you feel, and achieving your physique goals.
What is “The Athlete’s Plate”? What do the coaches like to have their athletes and clients pay attention to besides their calorie and macronutrient intake? How does Steve have his clients track their protein intake when they are no longer tracking their calorie intake? When are good times to pay attention to how different foods make you feel? Is feeling bloated at times normal? Is being hungry at times normal? What happens if you are overly focused on your body’s response to different foods?
The answers to these questions, plus more are covered in this episode.
2:25- How Steve has his clients track their protein intake when they are no longer tracking their calorie intake
7:10- Tracking your calorie and protein intake vs. Tracking your protein, carbohydrate, and fat intake
15:42- Why Steve likes his clients to go through a period of tracking their food and calorie intake
20:15- The Athlete’s Plate
23:26- Alcohol, fruit, vegetable, and protein intake
29:07- Dealing with pushback to moving away from having protein, carbohydrate, and fat targets
36:29- Paying attention to the way different foods make you feel
45:18- The benefits of slowly increasing your fruit, vegetable, and fiber intake
55:52- Tracking your hunger
Selected Links From This Episode
Calculating Your Macros (Vault Course)- https://www.3dmjvault.com/courses/calculating-your-macros
The Muscle & Strength Pyramids- https://3dmusclejourney.com/pyramids
Transitioning Away From Tracking (Vault Course)- https://www.3dmjvault.com/courses/transitioning-away-from-tracking
Steve’s Website- http://stevetaylorrd.com
Steve’s Instagram- @stevetaylorRD
Steve’s YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChfVYx4ck3pY275XlkiumGQ
Steve’s Facebook Page- https://www.facebook.com/stevetaylorRD
The Athlete’s Plate- https://swell.uccs.edu/theathletesplate
Strategic Snacking to Improve Performance & Adherence- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMhJ0lCW2us&t=48s
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