Which Diet Works?

At The Phoenix, one of our core values is having a broad and accepting view of recovery. what this means is that no matter what someone is doing to stay sober, we respect and celebrate it. And we believe that there is no one size fits all path for everyone.

The same is true for fitness and nutrition.

Years ago I remember my friend and mentor Daniel John saying, “What diet works? The one you stick to.” (and he may have been quoting Josh Hillis.)

But it’s true. There are many different diets and they all work.

Now, some are easier than others and some work better with different people’s habits, schedule, personality (yes personality) and body chemistry.

What I mean by personality – I will never again obsessively count calories and macros. I did fitness competitions a decade ago and it made me crazy. I do, however “spot check” calories/macros when I’m in a routine to make sure I’m not way off base.

There are, however, two universal truths that I know to be the law:

1. Real food is better than processed foods
2. Minimizing added sugar is always a good idea (not sugar naturally occurring in food, but ADDING sugar to foods. And yes, honey is sugar so no loopholes here.)

Other than that, there are a hundred different diets that work, You just have to pick the one that feels like an enjoyable lifestyle and not a prison sentence.

We dive deeper into this topic (and more) in my free Master Class: “My 5 Step Formula For Empowering Busy People to Get An Ageless, Strong, and Vital Body” that I will be holding again on Monday at 8PM EST.

If you want to learn more about best practices for mindset, nutrition, exercise, and how to fit it all in, register via this link and I will see you Monday night!

Train Hard, but Train Smart!


PS – If you want some personalized help and hand holding to get you started, sign up for my 12 Week Coaching Program to empower you to be strong and vital in a minimal time commitment! We can start the conversation at one of these times that works for you!

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