A well-balanced diet is the essential foundation necessary to reach your health and fitness goals. Adam Friedman, a Gold’s Gym Fitness Institute trainer, is quick to point out how large a role your diet plays in your health. “Everyone’s body is different,” says Friedman, “but on average, diet accounts for somewhere between 70% to 80% of a person’s overall health and fitness.” Luckily, with Friedman’s help, improving your diet doesn’t have to be an all-consuming undertaking.
Here are a dozen of his top tips for making smart, simple food choices throughout the day. While Friedman points out that “there’re no set rules that apply to everyone,” these everyday tips offer healthy alternatives to common nutritional pitfalls.
What started out in 1965 as a small gym in Venice Beach, California has since become the most well-known and traditional fitness company in the world – Gold’s Gym. Over the last 55 years, Gold’s Gym has developed into a global brand with over 600 locations spanning 6 continents. Bodybuilding greats such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lou Ferrigno and Franco Columbu worked out at the original Gold’s Gym, which went on to become the most legendary gym in the world. In the fitness industry, the brand enjoys cult status and universal appeal with 96% aided brand awareness. In 2020, the RSG Group acquired Gold’s Gym and integrated the brand into its portfolio, making it the global leader in the fitness sector.