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Strong By Design Podcast

Nov 27, 2019

You ARE what you eat, especially around the holiday season!

All of those amazing high calorie foods, tasty desserts and specialty drinks surround us from Halloween through the New Year… how in the world can we remain disciplined??

The trick to maintaining your hard-fought physique is actually MUCH simpler than you make it out to be. Coach Brian and Coach Chris have over 30 years of combined nutrition and diet experience and deliver 5 simple strategies to staying LEAN during the holiday season.

These tips are actually applicable throughout the year but become paramount when year-end events and family gatherings take over your life. Get ready for some super helpful takeaways.


"Eat until you're 80% full for your dinner because you know you're gonna be eating again at 8 or 9 at night..." -Chris Wilson


Time Stamps

3:26 – How to avoid holiday weight gain

6:41 – Limit junk food items

9:32 – It’s all about percentages

12:26 – Balance and moderation is the key to a healthy life

15:11 – Have a Plan B

18:26 – Eat a high-protein meal before you go to a party

25:47 – Moderate alcohol intake during the holidays

29:56 – 1 alcoholic drink = 1 glass of water rule

32:36 – Why you should avoid pre-mixed drinks

33:56 – How to avoid overeating

36:34 – The importance of eating until you are 80 percent full

42:29 – Exercise and healthy eating go hand-in-hand

46:54 – Why early morning exercise is great

49:26 – Skipping a meal gives your digestive system a break

51:04 – Key takeaways





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