The 60-billion-dollar diet industry puts a lot of money behind their messaging to tell us to “eat this to perform better”, “never eat that if you want to be fit”, or “this one super food will change your body forever”.
It’s a culture interested in the lasted fad and finding that one thing that will make us all strong and lean over night. The fact is that it is not one thing that will build muscle, burn fat, make you faster, stronger, and perform at your best. It takes a combination of daily nutrition habits that are customized to your body and your goals. That being said, I can’t give you a blueprint here for what is should or should not be eating optimize your performance.
However, there are certain nutrition myths that many of us believe that could be holding you back on your fitness journey or limiting your performance as an athlete. Here are the 5 myths about nutrition that I see most often with friends and clients.