Health, fitness and weight management is all about balancing the number of calories you take in (eat) with the number of calories your burn (metabolize). In general, fit people have higher metabolic rates. Just what is metabolism? Your metabolism is the process by which your body converts food into energy and then puts that energy to use. You need energy for rigorous activities like jogging or biking, but you also need those calories to fuel bodily processes such as breathing and keeping your heart beating.
I've hesitated to post this until at least a few weeks into the new year. I want to say Happy New Year. For those of us that work and damn near live at the gym, health club etc. this is our busy time of year. The new year's resolutions of getting fit, losing weight, eating better and the like is all over the place. We welcome you newcomers and the ones who fell off before the spring of last year.
Had a friend ask about a product called "Raspberry Ultra drops" wieght loss product. Here is my response...So after examining the website I could find no nutritional labels for the product nor could I find contact information for their office or location. Nor could I find them in business listings anywhere.
Do you make a New Year’s Resolution which has a focus on good health and fitness?To achieve success in your resolution keep these 3 things in mind.1) Choose a realistic goal.2) Create a plan/outline .3) Have someone hold you accountable or partner up in your efforts. A goal without a plan is just a wish- by following these 3 suggestions you will be on your way to being successful in your efforts!
Several things to address. First off, all quiet on the western front? Yes, I live in the western suburbs of Chicago and we are in a time of battle because life is short and love abounds. Secondly, Day 5 number two? Yes, since the original 10-day challenge start, I have done a restart in order to accompany a few clients in our 3D December challenge. Basically, four 7-day challenges. For challenge number one, I decided to write down everything I eat and drink and at what time. Many lessons have been learned already.
Holidays and special occasions are often difficult times to keep with your 'healthy eating' regime. The same goes for fitness professionals, which is the reason this topic came to mind. Recently some friends and I met for lunch. When the waiter asked for my order I felt all eyes on me. It was as though the world had stopped...
My trip to the grocery store can be quite an adventure. I'm not just shopping for food. I'm peeking into other shopping carts, cleaning them out and making healthier food substituitions. Having healthy food options readily available at home makse Eating Clean that much easier. Before I head to the check out I make sure I have the following foods in my cart:· Fresh/frozen vegetables
These 4 recipes will get you started toward healthier holidays!Remember, portion control is your #1 line of defense Pumpkin Muffins¾ cup whole wheat flour¾ cup oat bran cereal (found over on top of the oatmeal and is super cheap)½ teaspoon baking soda1-2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice (to your taste)½ cup natural sugar (sugar in the raw works)