Eating to Live

By Lee Haney


My experience as a professional bodybuilder has taught me how to manipulate nutrition and exercise on every level possible. From training world class athletes life Evander Holyfield to entertainers like Steve Harvey to senior track athletes, Jeannie and Bill Daprano. Nutrition is the driving force behind anyone striving to establish ongoing success in any area of their life.

What you put in your body will have a direct impact on how you feel, look, and physically perform. It doesn't matter who you are. Our bodies are in a ongoing quest to rebuild and replenish its self on a daily bases.

Giving our bodies the right nutrients is essential in making that happen. Process foods and carbonated liquids is not the answer. In fact these type of products causes the body to age faster. While also opening the door to disease.

If your goal is to live a long productive existence, putting good nutrition into our bodies must become a intentional priority.

And rocket science knowledge isn't required. Here's some simple nutritional tips that's cost effective and easy to follow.

  • Use proteins that are easy on the digestive system such as eggs, fish, chicken, vegan protein powder for shakes. These will build strong muscle and a healthy metabolism.
  • Include low glycemic carbs such as brown rice, sweet potato, oatmeal, quinoa, lentils. The right carbohydrates are important for energy and recovery.
  • High fiber veggies like spinach, kale, cabbage, greens, green beans, etc. Excellent for moving waste out of the body.
  • Fruits such as apples. Pears, pineapple, papaya, etc. The perfect snack for pick me up energy.
  • Plenty of quality water. Water is the be all in keeping our bodies functional and healthy.

So let's do ourselves a favor in eating to live and not living to eat.

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  Lee Haney is the 8-time winner of the world’s most prestige’s professional bodybuilding title, Mr. Olympia. Mr. Haney is also an author and entrepreneur.  His passion for fitness has allowed him to lecture in more than 30 countries.

He has an impressive list of awards and recognitions – awarded by the United States Sports Academy, the International Federation of Bodybuilding, Bellsouth and Coca Cola (Atlanta) Centennial Award for his work associated with Haney’s Harvest House, his mentoring program for boy’s, and the prestigious position as Chair of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness (during the Clinton Administration).  

He received a Lifetime Achievement award from former Governor Arnold Schwarzenneger for his contributions to society as a whole.  Lee was recently inducted into The International Sports Hall of fame.



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