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I REALLLY NEED HELP ON MY DIET
I'm currently a student and I don't have much time to prepare food or research what is healthy to eat and what is not. I did actually do research on how to eat healthy and the information on those sites were just confusing.

I just found out that diet is an extreme important factor to doing p90x. So I just wasted 3 months of life for too little results since I didn't do the diet.

With that said, can anyone gave me an list of an ideal diet day. The simpler food the better. I honestly don't know how to cook emoticon

And for breakfast, is cereal enough?
Is it better waking up at 5am to work out because after spending a whole day at school, I kinda don't want to work out. I got lazy sometimes. emoticon
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RE: I REALLLY NEED HELP ON MY DIET
11/24/12 10:00 PM as a reply to Betini.
Betini:
I'm currently a student and I don't have much time to prepare food or research what is healthy to eat and what is not. I did actually do research on how to eat healthy and the information on those sites were just confusing.

I just found out that diet is an extreme important factor to doing p90x. So I just wasted 3 months of life for too little results since I didn't do the diet.

With that said, can anyone gave me an list of an ideal diet day. The simpler food the better. I honestly don't know how to cook emoticon

And for breakfast, is cereal enough?
Is it better waking up at 5am to work out because after spending a whole day at school, I kinda don't want to work out. I got lazy sometimes. emoticon


Hi! I would be happy to help. It would help to know your heigh, weight and age-it helps to calculate the number of calories you should be consuming. What does the p90X nutrition guide say?

What have you been eating? What is your goal with P90X?

Here is a sample plan:

P90X recommends eating six small meals a day.
P90X Sample Meal Plan

Meal 1 (Breakfast): 1/4 cup 7-grain cereal or steel-cut oats. !/4 cup soy milk, 2 teaspoons raw pumpkin seeds. This first meal of the day includes healthy carbohydrates to give you lasting energy until your second meal or snack.

Meal 2 (snack): Low calorie protein shake. While P90X recommends its own brand of protein shake, users of this plan may substitute any other brand of low calorie whey, egg, soy or casein protein shake. The shake is a mid-morning boost to maintain healthy metabolism activity.

Meal 3 (lunch): Chef Salad consisting of 4oz. fat-free deli turkey breast, 1.5 oz mozzarella cheese, 5 grape tomatoes, 2 cups romaine lettuce, 1/4 artichoke hearts, 1 oz avocado and balsamic vinaigrette. This meal includes all necessary categories for healthy muscle growth and metabolism. Protein, vitamins, healthy fats and fresh vegetables. While lacking carbohydrates, it is a relatively complete meal that will keep you satisfied until your afternoon meal.

Meal 4 (snack): 15 almonds, 1 apple or a low-calorie protein bar. The purpose of eating almonds, apples or a protein bar is to give yourself the boost you’ll need to do an afternoon workout. Apples are an energizing food and contain a good amount of fiber, while almonds or protein bars have the protein your muscles will need to recover after a workout.

Meal 5 (dinner): 4 oz grilled salmon, 1 cup steamed veggies, 1 cup long grain brown rice. Again, this meal provides the carbohydrates your body will need for energy, as well as vitamins from the vegetables and lean, healthy protein from salmon.

Meal 6 (snack): Low calorie protein shake. While it may seem counter intuitive to consume more calories right before sleep, the theory behind this recommendation is that the metabolism must be kept constantly working in order to burn calories. If the metabolism is allowed to rest completely, the fat-burning process will lag and weight will remain.

More details will help make more recommendations.

Cheers!
Christina
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RE: I REALLLY NEED HELP ON MY DIET
11/26/12 7:50 PM as a reply to Betini.
Thanks so much emoticon
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