An area that often gets overlooked in the excitement of WODs and benchmark times is diet and nutrition. Some experts believe that diet can contribute up to 80% of the benefits of metabolic re-orientation (or physical transformations).

“What should I eat?” Is one of the most common questions trainers get asked by those turning to CrossFit—and rightly so!

The CrossFit HQ website provides some great tips on what to eat.

And the CrossFit Journal published a fantastic article on meal planning, by Coach Greg Glassman.

This video is also a great resource for those looking to add a bit of structure to their diet and want to plan their meals.

The folks at CrossFit Blur have created this awesome chart.