It goes without saying that the best way to eat is to have 'meats, vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and no sugar.' Trust me, I've experimented with every fad diet there is, as well as the recommendations from the FDA, and ultimately my results went up exponentially when I subscribed to the above. However, there's an emphasis today on what quantity of each macronutrient one should ingest on a daily basis.
Over the last 22 months and counting, I have had the privilege of working with a plethora of people each with his/her specific goals. With that being said, one of my favorite parts of my job is to unravel the mystery gift each person brings to the table. This gift being their mind and body.
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?
Yoga before mommyhood is competely different from yoga after mommyhood. No more running out th door to get to whatever class I can hit. No more staying at the studio after hours to get my practice in, regardess of time. These days, my yoga mat is often covered with stuffed animals and Dora blanket. Ashtanga yoga is my main practice, and I've always had a home practice, but it's getting harder and harder to fit everything in a day, and get more than five hours of sleep.
BCAAs? What are those? BCAAs are Branched Chain Amino Acids which consist of L-Valine, L-Isoleucine and L-Leucine which is the most anabolic of the 3. The benefits of these powerhouse amino acids include faster recovery from training, muscle repair and helps prevent and delay muscle breakdown. These are just a few benefits out of several.
We are all in different places when it comes to our fitness. There is no one size fit all. So let me meet you where you are at
If your already in great shape and need a little adjustment to your program...... I will meet you where you're at.
You just started on you're fitness journey...... let me meet you where you're at.
This article is not about discussing what I personally think about animal products, nor what a doctor or a certain diet simply states about them. Rather, this article will discuss the scientific implications of the consumption of animal products in relation to immune system health and the prevention and control of disease using research-grounded findings.
If you are trying to lose weight, then I am sure you are focussing on what you are eating on a regular basis, measuring each gram of cereal, monotoring your carbohydrate intake, etc., which is great, however, how many of you are actually paying attention to what you are drinking? Here are some facts about the different things we drink on a regular basis: A 12oz can of soda has 39 grams of sugar and 140 calories or 9 3/4 teaspoons of sugar! A 8 oz redbull has 27 grams of sugar and 108 calories or 6 3/4 teaspoons of sugar!