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Never Take Food For Granted

In # 1: You are what you eat, Leftovers by Cade1 Comment

Food is so easy to take for granted when it is always available. Think about it. In the United States, it is rarely unavailable to the average human and we are able to eat theoretically whenever we please. Unless you’re a wrestler. Wrestlers always have this time from October through March when they are “cutting” weight and fasting in order to make their desired weight class. This practice has allowed me to appreciate food on a different level. When something gets taken away from a person, it makes that thing so much more valuable and cherished. When food is taken away from a person, it gets appreciated fully because that person constantly thinks about it. The food a wrestler puts into their body during this fasting time is ever so important. The way they choose their food depends on when the weigh-in is. If the weigh-in is a week away, their diet would be different than if it was two days away. A typical diet a week out could consist of many carbs for a sustained energy source along with …