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Food (ANY FOOD) is NOT a treat.

Food (ANY FOOD) is not a treat! To me it’s heartbreaking anytime I hear someone refer to food as a treat or a reward because my personal feeling on it is…it’s just food. Ultimately we decide how much power we give to a person or an innate object and with that decision, our standards with what we tolerate and what we allow to have power over us is forged. When I hear a client tell me that they had to have a “little treat” in the form of a cookie or ice cream or chips (or whatever) then I have a good idea at that moment that our battle doesn’t lie in figuring out the best training strategy or food measurements, the battle lies in the way they value themselves. If any of my clients want to eat something off plan my answer is always “GO FOR IT”. We’re adults and it’s an adult decision. Will it hinder progress? There’s a good possibility but I’m not one to put food handcuffs on my clients. I’m …