Welcome to the Kauai Crossfit OPENutrition page! Here you will find links to commonly used OPENutrition resources, updates on OPENutrition Challenges, seminar dates and more. Enjoy!
Feel free to download a PDF of the OPENutrition 101 Handout:
OPENutrition advocates a meat, vegetable and healthy fat based diet for optimum athletic performance. It is absolutely critical for an athlete to pay attention to their nutrition in order to get the most out of their training.
Benefits of OPENutrition
Restore Gut Health
Reduce Systemic Inflammation
Improve Insulin Sensitivity
Balance Essential Fatty Acid Ratios
Increase Nutrient Density and Absorption
Train the Body to Access Fat for Fuel
Foods to Avoid
Completely eliminate grains, legumes, dairy, processed sugar (including artificial sweeteners) and vegetable oils. To get the most benefit, eliminate fruit and nuts as well.
The OPENutrition Challenge
Eat meat, vegetables and fat at every meal.
Eat 1 to 2 pounds of meat per day, depending on body size.
Focus on eating non-starchy vegetables such as zucchini, mushrooms and broccoli.
Incorporate at least one serving of healthy fat into every meal (1/2 an avocado, a tablespoon of olive oil, etc.)
Plan to eat immediately post-workout, within 2 to 15 minutes afterward.
Tailor your diet to your individual training needs
Once you have followed the basic OPENutrition recommendations, we can tailor your diet to your specific training goals. Determine what your primary fitness goal is. Are you trying to improve your body composition? Are you training for an endurance event? Are you looking to get stronger? Bigger? Individual dietary recommendations can be ironed out with OPENutrition over the phone.