Food Planning for Runners Part 2
Step 4 – being prepared.
To ensure that you are prepared, you’ll need to shop for the essential ingredients for your chosen meals.
Now this step really is about creating a shopping list or checking maybe that you already have the ingredients in stock.
So look at your two day menu plan that you created in step two and write down a list of the food and ingredients that you require.
Listen for TIPS on how to create your shopping list and personalise it so it saves you time.
What did Karen discover when she did her shopping list?
Step 5 – Commit to Action!
So here we go commit to action, which really is about doing your shopping, and then actually cooking and eating your meals. So planning and timing, really, go hand in hand, you need to create time to plan, then your plan will save you time. Now creating time is what will help you be successful and reaching your goals. So on this final part of your challenge, plan your time for your food shopping and preparation.
How and where to shop. Karen and Aileen share their food shopping plans.
Planning time for Food preparation in advance or on the day. It’s important to plan time to prepare, cook and eat, it’d be a shame if you didn’t make time for the final step. If you’re short of time to prep and cook find out about our healthy fast food styles of meals.
- Anne loves the idea of food planning but what should she do if she fancies eating something else on the day and then risks wasting the food she’s bought. Listen to hear our feedback.
- Kay batch cooks at the weekend, and finds by mid week she has run out of food so tends to eat off plan – what organisational and time saving tips do we share?
- Della has a busy work life, she sometimes forgets to eat which drives her towards fast unhealthy choices – what do we suggest.
- Other questions we answer:
I’ve got a busy family life and I find that my stop running snacks are eaten by the rest of the family. Have you got any tips?
I like the idea of our fallback menu plan, or some go to meals, what would you suggest?
I’ve got very repetitive diet and I’m not a good cook how can I get more variety?
Why do I have to add what type of run and when I’m runniNg on the menu planner. What is the reason and benefit?