What events do your days consist of? Are there things that are immovable (such as a job) and things that tend to get shoved around? In today's fast paced world, we work ourselves (understandably), but provide ourselves with little cross training for that very activity. If you were to run for a living (big Kara Goucher fan) then you would be required to cross train in order to prevent injury. Injuries take you out of the game. The most common reason for onsite call ins and injuries is lower back pain. This is where cross training comes in!
Let’s start with the good news: researchers have consistently found that it takes less work to maintain your level of fitness than it did to get there in the first place. That means that when life intervenes – holiday travel, exams, deadlines at work, and so on – you can temporarily scale back your workout regimen without losing your hard-earned fitness. But the clock is ticking: Danish researchers found that after just two to three weeks, subjects who reduced physical activity showed worse insulin sensitivity and a decreased ability to burn fat.
Although scientists aren't sure exactly how it works, recentstudies offer plenty of evidence that regular exercise really does strengthen immune function -- a claim that can't be made for most of the pills and potions whose sales spike each year when cold and flu season starts. But like any powerful medicine, exercise carries the risk of an overdose. It's what experts call the 'J--curve'. Moderate intensity is good, but too much exercise is not so good.
Basel metabolism rate (BMR)The energy required to complete the sum total of life sustaining process, including ion transport (40%BMR), protein (20%BMR), and daily functioning such as breathing, circulation, and nutrient processing (40%BMR). Resting metabolism rate (RMR)The number of calories expended per unit time at rest; measured early in the morning after approximately 12 hours of fast and at least 8 hours of sleep; approximated with various formulas;
La pregunta que la mayoría de las personas me hace, casi automáticamente, cuando les digo que soy entrenadora personal es: " ¿como bajo "esto"(mientras se agarran la barriga)?" ...Y yo lo que siempre pienso es que si fuera tan sencilla la contestación, mi profesión no existiría.