At a Glance
Faisal Alshawa is a nutritional expert consulting to athletes and busy working professionals worldwide. His clients are typically successful people who recognise the need to make their health and living a healthier lifestyle a priority.
His first book, Fill Your Mind Before You Fill Your Plate is both a primer and impeccable gear change as well as a practical reference guide to creating and managing a healthy lifestyle … starting with mindset.
Faisal Alshawa transformed his own health using the exact Five Pillars For Living A Healthier Lifestyle method outlined in this book, starting with a detailed exploration of the mindset required to making living a healthier lifestyle a life-long habit.
What makes this a highly readable reference is Alshawa candidly shares his own journey including the setbacks and struggles.
The Five Pillars For Living A Healthier Lifestyle are:
What makes Fill Your Mind Before You Fill Your Plate such an accessible read for anyone contemplating transform- ing their health, or for those looking for a mental edge to maintain a healthy lifestyle, is certainly the qualified insights, but also the open and conversational narrative.
Alshawa carefully describes his first exposure to a fitness culture as a Kuwaiti exchange student studying in the US. He then explains how he created a mental regime to stay on track.
That said, Alshawa is candid about the roadblocks, obstacles and setbacks he encountered and the ones you will encounter … and should expect.
The chapters are clear and concise and this will drive your understanding, insights, application and momentum towards a healthier lifestyle.
About the Author
Faisal has always been passionate about health and fitness. As a child, he stayed active and played various sports. In 2008, Faisal moved to the US to study Kinesiology at the University of Maryland, College Park. After completing his undergraduate degree, he went on to attain a Masters’ degree in Sports and Exercise Science at Loughborough University in the UK. Faisal moved to Doha, Qatar after graduation and was designated as a sports nutritionist for the U23 Qatar National Olympic Football team. During this time, he was also assigned to administer sports nutrition services to athletes in track and field, squash, and table tennis. His experience working in various sports, as well as competitive and recreational athletes, led Faisal to start Believe Nutrition consultancy in June of 2017.