It may seem like everyone you know has tried a detox diet lately. Although regimens vary, these diets generally involve a juice fast lasting days or weeks and often include a “cleanse” with limited food and/or “detoxifying” supplements. Serving up a small allotment of calories can produce dramatic weight loss, which makes detoxing tempting to typical dieters.
Fall is my favorite season, but the change in weather and daylight can throw your health and fitness routine out the window. Don't let the cooler season get the best of you. Lazy days of Summer are behind us and the busy hustle and bustle of Fall is here! Between work, the holidays, grocery shopping, errands, etc., it's easy to push exercise to the bottom of the list. It should be just as much a priority as any other appointment you have. Put exercise on the calendar!
I hear this statement all the time, “heavy weights with low repetitions will bulk you up while light weights with high repetitions will tone you up”. Is there a difference in these two types of training? The answer is yes – but it’s not about the way you look, it’s about the muscle strength vs. muscle endurance.
When you see your favorite food and/or desert, stop and think about what your first mind thoughts are. Are they a feeling of how good the food tastes? Do you think about taking that first bite? Usually, there is a feeling associated with those thoughts. It's a deep feeling we don't really pay attention to individually. Sometimes just the taste of a sweet treat makes us feel soothed.
Tip of the Day ~ Heard the Hawaii News Lately...
Hope you've been watching the Hawaii News the last couple of weeks, there's been several cases of Liver and Kidney failure due to taking certain DIET supplements.
So far they've reported that at least 7 people and the numbers are raising that have been hospitalized with major life threatening medical issues for taking over the counter diet supplements to loose weight. Really people, loosing weight or LIFE...
Being that this is my first ever blog post on the topic of fitness, I figured this topic would be a great place to start. This is particularly applicable for those of you who have hit pleteaus when training. What are plateaus, you ask?