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.
In my opinion, having a good work out shoe is probably the first thing you need to look into when starting a fitness regime. You can buy the best equipment money can buy but if your shoes are wrong and they’re uncomfortable when you work out, you’re going to end up with blisters and painful feet. I’ve had many pairs of training shoes since I started going to the gym when I was a young lad, so I think I can give a good opinion on what shoes are best for which exercise.
You know the drill. January comes along and it’s time to set some healthy fitness goals for yourself for the next 365 days. Maybe 2014 was a good year for you, but chances are that there were certain things you set out to do which never materialized.So what’s wrong?
Every once in a while in yoga class I will find myself saying “And there we are back to Aristotle.” When I say that it doesn't mean that I want to reference Aristotle's entire philosophical work, or even his entire ethics, but that I think yoga plays out his contention that the good is to be found in a balanced state between lack and excess. To give a really oversimplified example: self starvation is bad, and gluttony is bad, but healthy eating is good.
While I'm not sure that I will be able to give you anything as good as last year's holiday/end of year 'zombie twinkie' blog ( http://blog.ideafit.com/blogs/ariadne-greenberg/the-requisite-holiday-survival-guide-because-of-course-we-will-be-running-from-hordes-of-zombie-twinkies ) I found a couple of handout s(while I was doing some end of year cleaning)
The holiday season is upon us. You’re feeling thankful that you’ve survived this year’s Thanksgiving, and all those commercials with smiling friends and families are saying, “ ’tis the season to be a smiling bundle of joy.” ’Tis also the season when numerous holiday parties, time with friends and family, sales and shopping, driving and decorating, laughter and games all take their toll on your energy reserves and soon to be, oh-so-fragile psyche.
Did you know there are about 95 calories in an apple but 120 in a small glass of apple juice? An orange has about 60 calories while a glass of orange juice is nearly double that at 112. Plus, if you eat the fruit, you are getting lots of fiber and vitamins and avoiding preservatives and extra processing chemicals. The fiber in fruit not only gives you more bang for your calorie buck, but also balances the natural sugar and keep it from going straight to your bloodstream and shooting your insulin up.