When it comes to our diet whether we are looking to lose weight, maintain our muscle mass, eat healthy, or just maintain our current healthy life style, understanding what we are putting into our bodies is key. After discovering I am Gluten intolerant, and adjusting my diet accordingly, I truly believed I had been forced into a healthy low carb life style...that is until I took a closer look at the nutritional facts behind the foods I am eating. I [...]
With the New Year upon us many people are busy setting out their New Year’s Resolutions, and 2014 Goals. It is no surprise that the biggest item on the majority of peoples list is to get into better physical shape, yet 70% or more of people end up giving up on this goal before the month of February is over! Why is this an all too common occurrence? Some will tell you it’s because of [...]
1. Any workout less than 1hr is a waste of time According to the American College of Sports Medicine, a 10 minute workout completed 3 times per week is just as effective as a 30min workout done 3 times a week…but only if to increase the intensity! So how can you have the most effective 10min work? Complete a workout that includes the following: intervals, plyometrics (explosive movements, like jumping) and a variety of exercises. [...]
Showed up at the gym this afternoon only to realize I forgot my knee brace....figured I would take it easy so that I didn't put any unnecessary pressure on my knee...15mins in I got suckered into a 1hr boot camp class. After realizing I actually survived I realized I have zero pain in my knee...if this is the result of 3 days on limitless I CANNOT wait to see what it will be like on [...]
First small lifestyle change I am committing to. I will only have one shot of coffee per day (currently start my mornings with 2 and add were needed). ( To the left my usual morning coffee...to the right my new and improved morning coffee.) What is your small change that is going to be?