|As I was working on planning my husband’s meals for the P90x fitness program, I realized that the food journal they provide in the P90x nutrition guide is far too small to really record everything he was eating. So I went ahead and designed one for myself. I simply printed out these pages, hole-punched them, and kept them in a binder.
This image to the right is an example of the journal, and how I use it. If you click on it you can see it closer up.
The version of the journal below is based on the standard, meat-eating P90x meal plan outlined in the nutrition guide. However I’ve also created a vegan meal plan, based on guidelines provided in the Beachbody newsletter for vegans.
Also, if you’d rather not have to plan your menus out yourself, you can check out my P90x Menu and Shopping List eBook where I’ve done all of this work for you!
P90x Food Journal Download (PDFs)
If you would like some examples of a day’s worth of meals for Phase 1 of the portion approach, using the recipes on this site, check out my post P90x Meal Examples and Example Menus.
I hope these are helpful to any other P90xers out there who are struggling with the food part of the program. If these are useful to you, or if you have recommendations regarding modifications that could make these pages more useful, please comment and let me know!
*Update as of 8/28/10 – I recently learned that my version of P90x is a fake! It turns out that my knockoff version of the P90x nutrition guide had some errors in the portion approach sections. I have fixed and updated the pages with errors, so all of the files above are now correct. If you downloaded these journal pages before 8/28/10, you may need to re-download the corrected pages. Pages with corrections are marked with an *. Read my blog post on the topic for details about what I fixed in each document.*
– CJ =)