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Josh Mansour has it all - speed, strength, skill, and the ability to terrorise his opponents with powerful runs and incredible finishing. And, as the below shows, an incredible game-day diet.

The discipline to follow a detailed game-day meal plan leads to a perfectly conditioned Mansour able to extract the absolute best out of himself.

It is not just a matter of what each meal will be for the day; there are exact increments to the gram or millilitre of certain foods or liquid he puts into his body within an exact time frame.

8:00am:
Upon rising have 500ml of water with a tbsp of apple cider vinegar, 1 tbsp of lemon juice and 1 tsp of manuka honey followed by a cup of green tea.


8:30am:
Smoothie: 250ml coconut water, 1 serving of protein powder, 1 cup ice, 1 cup blueberries, 1 tablespoon of goji berries, 1 teaspoon chia seeds, 1 banana, and 20g of barley + 1 tsp of cacao + 1/4 tsp of maca.


10:30am:
40g of oats + 20g of barley (prepared in water) with 1 banana + 1 tbsp of manuka honey.


12:00pm:
150g (cooked) of either chicken breast (cook in coconut oil) 200g (cooked) of either sweet potato.


2:00pm:
200g of Jalna yoghurt with 1 serving of protein powder and 50g of Trail Mix.


4:30pm:
120g (cooked) of chicken breast (cooked in coconut oil) 150g of sweet potato and 50g of black rice gj.


6:00pm:
Two organic rice cakes with organic peanut butter, banana and honey. Dilute 1L of Hydrolyte into 3L of water. Drink 2 L in the hours leading up to the game and approximately 1L at half time.‚Äč

 

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