This article, from Mark's Daily Apple (http://www.marksdailyapple.com) offers a good overview of "ideal" and inferior proteins. Mark Sisson doesn't advocate vegetarianism, but he also does not buy into the myth that vegetarians will die of protein deprivation.
Unusual as it is for me to do more thanone post a week, I had a question come in that I wanted to answer in this forum as I suspect others may be interested also. As I am going to give some specific postural suggestions in this post, this is important: If you have specific health issues, or injuries, please do not start doing a yoga practice until you have talked to your health practitioner.
by Marc D Thompson Regardless of your age, we ALL need to continually improve our wellness. Here are a few pointers for us as we become wiser with age.40’s-50’s Fitness1. Keep mundanity at bay2. Use a variety of activities3. Keep at the Flexibility training4. Remember to do Cardivascular training5. Do Strength training6. Play sports such as tennis, golf7. Focus on Core training8. Balance training9. Do Mental & Cognitive training10. Practice Yoga60-70’s Fitness
I feel like I should snack but I'm not very hungry. Correction, I really want to snack. I want chips or cookies, let's throw a brownie in there too- but I just ate lunch. A really healthy lunch actually. Salmon seasoned with sea salt, pepper, roasted potatoes, carrots and zucchini so why do I feel like need to gorge on something sweet an hour later?
I'm not saying it was easy but it is doable. The worst part for me was being hungry. I don't like being hungry, it makes me cranky. :( But I will say I was able to lead my fitness classes with no problems considering the caloric intake was very low. I had energy and slept well.
A trend that's been picking up some steam in the fitness marketing industry is the theory of three different body types: the mesomorph, ectomorph, and endomorph. As the story goes, we are predisposed to align with one of these body types, which I'll briefly describe: Mesomorph - The 'ideal' body type, the mesomorph is an athletic build with broad shoulders, a narrow waist, considerable lean mass and low bodyfat. This type of person will be on the covers of fitness magazines.