Too many men and women over 50 believe it’s too late to get in shape. They mistakenly believe they have to accept the fact that since they are older they will never weigh what they did in college, or they won’t be able to get rid of the belly fat or widening hips that seem to come with middle-age (not to mention the stiffness, lack of balance and flexibility).
March is here. Today I continue to be focused on the nutritional needs of our body. Our food intake is not only about energy balance. Recently a new field of study has emerged called “nutritional psychiatry”. In an observational review of the data, Jacka (2017) notes that mood is not only effected by what we do eat especially during our emotional binges which are those times when we consume to excess (for both sad and happy occasions). Our mood is also found to be effected by what you do NOT eat. Once again, we are looking for a balance
Invited presenter for fourth consecutive year at the Professional Systems (PFS) Convention 2017 on March 24-26 in Nicosia, Cyprus. The PFS Convention is the largest convention for fitness professionals nationwide with a great lineup of well-known international presenters.http://www.pfsconvention.com
Everyone who knows me knows that my daughter danced in a piece at our church this past weekend. Because, well, I can't stop talking about it. It was a modern piece, set to a song called "Out of Hiding," by Steffany Gretzinger. My daughter played a girl hiding from God, and God, played by another dancer, brought her out of hiding and drew her to Himself as the other dancers leapt and circled around them.
Obesity has been one of the major contributors to a number of health problems that we face today. While a daily bout of exercise is perhaps the most effective way to combat it, the advantages of healthy food too cannot be denied. In fact both go hand in hand, so much so that one can be said to be incomplete without the other. Taking nutritious food has now become almost synonymous to changing over to olive oil.
When it comes to pound-for-pound effectiveness, there is little out there that is as awesome for getting in killer shape than a set of battle ropes. Here’s more about how this old-school will give you some serious new school results.1. Battle ropes encourage a balanced strength and conditioning approach.
From the time we are young girls, we are taught that our looks determine our worth. If you are lucky, you learn early on that this is simply not true. Unfortunately, I have found that many of us suffer from equating our worth with our looks well into our golden years - which to me, is really, really sad.