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Get Out of a Nutrition Funk with a 3 Day Reset

Oct 26, 2023

Feeling stuck in a nutrition funk? Craving junk 24/7? Energy levels in the toilet? It may be time for a reset.


Luckily, just 3 days is all it takes to regain your equilibrium and get back on track. No prolonged punishment or restrictive detoxes needed.

Let’s walk through how a short sharp shock can help level up your nutrition game.


Kickstart Momentum

A 3 day cleanse provides a powerful kickstart when you’re feeling off track. It stops unhealthy patterns, restores motivation, and ignites momentum towards your goals.

Even if you’ve been loosey goosey for weeks, a reset gets you back in the driver's seat fast. It draws a line in the sand and shifts your mindset from stuck to inspired.


Curb Cravings

Unmanaged cravings can quickly become habitual. A couple days of focused healthy eating can help override those ingrained urges for sugar, salt, and junk.

Fuel properly and the intense hankerings start to subside. Be prepared to white knuckle it through the first 48 hours though! Say no to the office cookies and 3pm vending machine trips.

But once you prove to your body you'll provide balanced nourishment on schedule, the desperate craving waves will dissipate. It takes discipline, but every day gets easier.



Flood With Nutrients

Detoxing isn’t about restriction - it’s about flooding your body with wholesome foods and nutrients!

A good reset includes:

  • Loads of veggies and fruit
  • High-quality protein from plants, eggs, fish, and lean meats
  • Healthy fats like nuts, seeds, olive oil and avocado
  • High fibre carbs such as quinoa, sweet potato, and oats
  • Hydration from water, herbal tea, and fresh juices

After a nutrient boost, your body will be humming along. Energy, immunity, skin, and sleep all get a bump from the influx of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.



Regain Mindfulness

When you’re in a funk, you tend to eat mindlessly. A reset helps you become more conscious of every bite again.

Removing distractions, understanding true hunger cues, and paying attention while eating are key skills to practice. These mindset shifts extend beyond the 3 days.

Don’t eat standing up or scrolling your phone. Sit down, turn off screens, and savour each nourishing bite. This mindfulness is half the battle.


Easy To Stick To

An abbreviated reset is achievable for anyone. Committing to a prolonged restrictive plan is tough. But just 3 days? No worries!

The short timeframe means you can stick it out and complete the full reset without caving. Consistency is key for results.

Having structured meals prepped in advance also sets you up for success. You’ve got no excuse to grab fast food when your fridge is already stocked.



Adapt As Needed

What if you need more calories or have an allergy? No problem. The principles still apply, just tailor to your needs.

As an athlete, add more carbs and protein than a pure “detox”. Make swaps if certain foods don’t agree with you. Own it!

A quick detox is like an oil change for your nutrition. You emerge focused, nourished, and ready to smash your goals. No funk allowed!

Commit to a reset when your nutrition needs a refreshing overhaul. In just 3 days, you can steer your eating back on course.



To dive deeper, listen to the Triathlon Nutrition Academy Podcast, EP 117 - Get Out of a Nutrition Funk with a 3 Day Reset   

If you are interested in learning more about the Triathlon Nutrition Academy Program and what it can do for you, head HERE to learn more.



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