When I transition into an offseason, I focus on increasing my carbohydrates and fats slowly each week. This is a process called reverse dieting. I do this slowly so it gives my body an opportunity to build my metabolism up and balance out hormones again, whilst staying reasonably lean, and not putting on any significant amounts of body fat.
My off season diet is still mainly whole foods, but I never say no to a social event, like brunch, dinner birthday parties etc. My favourite foods are burgers, beef schnitzel, breakfast cereals, mangos and a good old traditional Aussie sausage sizzle.
During my offseason, I make sure I fit these favourite foods into my week when I feel like it because it’s good for your mindset.