A two time Pac 12 champion, 2 time All American, and a National runner up at the the NCAA Divison 1 Championships for Cal Poly, Chase Pami, continued his success on the international level for team USA. He was 4th in 2012 Olympic Team Trials and a member of the 2012 and 2013 USA World Cup Team. In 2013 Chase was ranked as high as number 2 in the USA and 11th in the world. Having been on several tours around the world in Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Dagestan, Chechnya, Iran, and wrestling powerhouse Russia Chase carries a wealth of knowledge. In 2016 he finished up his first year as an Assistant Coach for the United States Air Force Academy. Being in a sport for 20 years as a coach and competitor at the highest level He understands the importance of nutrition. Follow his Journey over the next few years as He looks to win multiple World Titles. Twitter: @Chasepami Instagram: @Chasepami Website: Chasepami.com
If you have read any of my past articles you will realize that I am not a big fan of diets. Most of the time people only diet until they reach their desired weight and it ends there. Or they fail in the first couple of months trying. I am always going to encourage people to make healthy eating a lifestyle. However, if you are going to diet here are few important things to remember.
On their website Mayo Clinic defines metabolism as “the process by which your body converts what you eat and drink into energy.” The body is always burning calories but different factors determine how quickly they are being burned off. Some of the most relevant factors include: age, sex, activity level, nutrition, and body size. If you’re trying to boost your metabolism it is important that you develop a consistent and balanced approach.
As a wrestler most of my career has revolved around weight management. Some of my practices are great and others are not the healthiest. I have been competing at the international level for 6 years and lose an average of 15-20 pounds to make my weight class. Which might sound crazy but if done right then over an extended amount of time it is not too bad. During that time, I have found a few very practical and easy things to manage weight.