Detox is a word that brings mixed feeling to most people. Some people say there is no need for detoxing because our bodies naturally do it. Some people say there is a need for detoxing as a way to get rid of the junk built up in our bodies. Well, I am sort of in between the two. In today’s blog, I am going to talk about two benefits of and one deterrent of a detox.
Balanced eating is critical to achieving fitness goals. Food is what fuels your body to reach your goals and without proper nutrition through quality foods, you’re likely to stall. As a result, if possible, eat organic foods and, above all else, maintain a balanced diet consisting of fruits, vegetables, complex carbohydrates, complete proteins, and fats including such things as fish oils and flaxseeds.
At the end of a long day, pretty much everyone enjoys kicking back and unwinding with a drink or two. Generally speaking, light to moderate drinking isn’t going to have too much of an impact on your overall health, so for many people it’s not a big deal. But for anyone with serious weight loss or muscle gaining goals, those few drinks can be disastrous to their progress. Packing on the Pounds
With all the hype & earlier start of the holiday season, we can get tangled up in the superficial social aspects of Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah. We all need to take a step back to define what is important about these celebrations. In between the food, drink, excessive gift giving, we lose the feeling of family, togetherness, our continued healthy living-looking after what is truly important. Is 1 more batch of cookies, 1 more drink, extending our budget more important than staying connected w/ our loved ones & continuing to care for our mind, body & soul?
Master Nutrition Labels in 20 Seconds (Or Less) Your hunger reaches a fever pitch, as you drive home from another evening workout.It commands your unbending immediate attention. Some combo of the day, your workout and an exhaustive stress leave you ravenous.