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How a Structured Diet Can Help Entrepreneurs Enhance Productivity Three expert insights from founder of Physiques Unlimited and personal trainer Chang-Hun Chung

By Julian Lim

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One of the most important tasks for anyone is to maintain a healthy diet plan. Not only this but one needs proper guidance in choosing the right kind of plan with the right food items. Fitness athletes and enthusiasts need extra care in terms of choosing their diet plans.

The reason behind this is consumption and its results. Men's physique champion and the founder of Physiques Unlimited Chang-Hun Chung shares his insights on why having a structured diet is important and what can be done to achieve one.

Chang-Hun Chung is a bodybuilder and trainer who has served more than 1,000 clients. Among his clients, he has entertained several heavyweight entrepreneurs and CEOs. These insights are based on the organized lifestyles of his clients and how structured diets adhered to their routines.

Define What You Need And Plan For It

According to Chang, you need to make sure you know what you're doing. The thing that impressed him to join bodybuilding was the organized and structured lifestyle of people, not just bodybuilders.

He met different people that adhered to an organized routine. However, before he stresses on it, Chang narrates about the goal. According to him, it's important to have a goal for why you're working on and opting for a structured diet plan. "When you define your goal," Chang states, "you're able to set the outline for your structured diet plan. You choose the ingredients, items and components based on your goal, which is why you need to lay down your path first."

Be Realistic

Most people often fail in managing their structured diet plans because they make too unrealistic plans and set goals that aren't SMART. SMART goals are the ones that possess the five qualities, including specificness, measurability, attainability, relevance and time constraint. These factors are important to be addressed when making any kind of goal. Following these will ensure that the goal you're making is realistic.

Chang also stresses the notion that one should make realistic goals for their structured diet to be successful. You need to make sure the goals you're making are realistic so that you don't feel difficulty in following your diet plan.

How Does It Help With Financial Success?

Apart from remaining fit and eating healthy, Chang states that eating a structured has quite some advantages for financial success. Here are some insights shared in from him in this matter:

An Organized Routine: There are times when a person has tight schedules and misses their meals. However, with a structured diet plan, everything gets covered. The plan can be made with the help of a nutritionist or a trainer that can assess your routine and devise a plan that can work with it. As a result, you don't have to worry about tight schedules because your plan will have something added to it. In a way, you'll still be having an organized routine.

You Eat Healthy and Stay Fit: Another reason why having a structured plan is that you know what you can eat to be healthy. As highlighted earlier, people with busy schedules often go for takeaways or fast foods. However, while designing your plan, you can ask your nutritionist or trainer to make a list of goods you can consume.

Chang states the importance of adhering to one's meal plan as it helps manifolds in keeping the body in shape. There are times even fitness athletes get cravings. However, they substitute junk food with something nutritious and healthy. The same thing can be done for every person creating a structured diet plan. If possible, food items can be carried around wherever one goes or can be bought easily.

Moreover, a structured diet plan gives you the idea of healthy food items. You are no longer unaware of the food items that are good and bad for your body. Hence, having a structured diet plan will keep you aware, making it easier for you to choose the right food.

Entertains Your Sports Needs: It's not just athletes or bodybuilders that need a structured diet plan. Entrepreneurs, businessmen, etc. need it too to keep themselves healthy and in shape. What's more interesting is their need for sports. Sports is a good way to keep yourself active on a stressful day.

However, your body can only bear as much as it can. Therefore, a structured diet plan will surely entertain one's body needs. The diet plan can accommodate exercise as well as minor sport's needs. It can also entertain extensive sports or workouts while accommodating busy lifestyles.

No matter if you're a fitness geek or into heavyweight bodybuilding, a structured diet plan proves to be fruitful in every manner.

Boosts Mental Power: Chang has entertained numerous clients, designing structured diet plans for their needs. However, he insists that entrepreneurs and businessmen should focus on having a structured diet plan based on its benefits on mental power elevation.

With a personalized diet plan, a person is able to achieve mental peace since one's mind and body are getting the nutrients they need. In addition, good diet always leads to better productivity, aiding in critical thinking and timely decision making.

Julian Lim

Tech entrepreneur, researcher and editor at Startup Fortune

Julian Lim is a technology entrepreneur and researcher. Julian has graduated from NUS in intelligent systems and started his career pursuing data analytics and research. He’s also an editor and senior writer at Startup Fortune, covering technology, startups, AI, blockchain and entrepreneurship.
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