Dr. Wayne Westcott Ph.D. states that it is important to realize that muscles are the engines of our bodie . He explains that our muscles are where combustion occurs, where energy is released, where power is produced, and where movement originates.Muscles have long been recognized as key factors in physical performance and athletic achievement, however strength training has a much greater application by having a major influence on both our physical and mental health.
Here’s Part 4 of the “Where Did We Go Wrong” series. I’ve discussed where we went wrong with proteins, carbs, and water. So the only thing left to discuss for this series is fats. First and foremost, YOU SHOULD NOT BE AFRAID TO EAT FAT OR SEARCH FOR FAT-FREE FOODS!!!!
People argue about carbs, fats, and everything in between.However, almost everyone agrees that protein is important.Eating plenty of protein has numerous benefits.It can help you lose weight (especially belly fat), and increase your muscle mass and strength, to name a fewThe recommended daily intake (RDI) is 46 grams for women, and 56 grams for menHowever, many health and fitness experts believe that we need much more than that.Here is a list of 20 delicious foods that are high in protein.
Did you know that alcohol consumption can decrease testosterone in men by 23%? What about how alcohol directly affects your ability to lose fat?Alcohol is deeply entrenched in our culture as a way to have fun, let loose, and be social. Companies that market alcohol from vodka, to whiskey, to beer know the right buttons to push. Our brains are seemingly wired to desire a cold refreshing alcoholic beverage after a tough day at work.
Many health and fitness experts have latched onto the organic living trend, and rightfully so. Eating these healthy foods not only helps to promote a better overall level of fitness, but can also improve your health significantly. When it comes to weight loss pills, many of these same individuals are touting natural ingredients as the key to success as well. Unfortunately, these ingredients on their own do very little, as most people already get many of these in their normal diet and still struggle with their weight.
So as I have recently posted, I have been sticking to a three day a week full body workout with cardio days mixed in. Still, as I am such a big proponent of mixing workout up, today's and tomorrows workout have been changed.