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Did you ever wonder what kind of diet an elite athlete like Heather Jackson followed while working toward the IRONMAN World Championship in Kona, Hawaii? We certainly did, and Heather was kind enough to take some time out of her busy schedule to share her meal plan with us.

6:00 a.m.: Wake up.

6:30 a.m.–8:15 a.m.: Breakfast smoothie consisting of 1 scoop of Herbalife24® Rebuild Strength Vanilla Ice Cream, ice, blueberries and strawberries, almond milk and a scoop of peanut butter. Blend thick with some Picky Bars Performance Granola and a sliced banana on top.

Before Heading to the Pool: Add half a scoop of Herbalife24® CR7 Drive to water bottle on the way to the pool. Repeat once more upon arrival. Swim.

10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.: Ride two to three hours or run one to two hours, then enjoy another Herbalife24® Rebuild Strength Vanilla Ice Cream* shake blended with the same ingredients.

Approximately 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.: One apple sliced with peanut butter and a couple of pickles, followed by a second easy jog.

5:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.: Dinner of a big salad with all vegetables, grilled chicken and some rice with grilled vegetables or a large sweet potato.

Some other dinner variations: grilled steak, salad and a large sweet potato.


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Written by Heather Jackson, Herbalife Nutrition Sponsored Triathlete.

*Herbalife24® Rebuild Strength is a dietary supplement. Use only in amount and frequency stated in label directions.