How to Eat Like Olympian Misty May-Treanor While on the Road Slideshow

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1. Eat a Couple of Times Throughout the Day
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1. Eat a Couple of Times Throughout the Day
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May-Treanor stresses the importance of variety. Sandwiches are a big part of May-Treanor's regimen because they are easy to carry around. May-Treanor's favorite sandwiches include almond butter and jelly, and tuna, which she packs in a separate container to build the sandwich when she is ready to eat it. She also packs portable finger foods like bars, cut fruit, and nuts.

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2. Write, Write, Write
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2. Write, Write, Write
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Keep a food journal.

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3. Stay Hydrated
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3. Stay Hydrated
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Bring an empty bottle and fill it with water after going through airport security. May-Treanor also packs a cooler on some trips.

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4. Hit the Grocery Store
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4. Hit the Grocery Store
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When May-Treanor and her teammates arrive at their destination, one of the first stops is the supermarket to stock up on nutritious and delicious foods like bread, cured meats, and cheese.

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5. Have a Treat
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5. Have a Treat
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Treat yourself every once in a while. May-Treanor likes chips and salsa and chips and French onion dip. "When you're training, it's OK to indulge every now and then, but at the same time, you have a goal and you want to feed that machine to make the goal. Keep your eye on the goal."

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6. Get Moving
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6. Get Moving
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Find a fun form of exercise that you look forward to doing each week. "I'm a beach girl, so I go for my runs on the sand. If you like to dance, try salsa or Zumba to get active," said May-Treanor. "Make sure to warm up and cool down to get your heart rate ready."

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7. Get Enough Sleep
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7. Get Enough Sleep
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"Sleep is crucial while training since it allows your body to recover," said May-Treanor, who aims to get eight hours of sleep each night.

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8. Take a Time Out
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8. Take a Time Out
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Make time for yourself. Find some quiet time to relax, nap, or just visualize.

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