Navigating Stressful Times: Strategies for Maintaining Nutrition and Fitness

January 4, 2024 by and
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Recently, on the Chasing Excellence podcast, we have focused on answering listener and viewer questions in a “coach’s corner” style format. Here’s an anonymous question we received. Ben used the opportunity to discuss ways to maintain fitness and health goals during stressful periods.

Anonymous question:

My father was recently hospitalized for four weeks. He continues the healing process and is still not 100%.

This event threw everything into complete disarray, as you can imagine. My CrossFit training and nutrition fell quickly by the wayside as my father and family became my only focus. We basically lived at the hospital.

Do you have any advice for someone in this situation?

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