In Part 1 of this article I touched on metabolic flexibility to be something more like our ability to stay ahead of our body’s ever-persistent battle with homeostasis. While part of that statement is true, metabolic flexibility actually focuses on our body’s ability to burn fat and build muscle at certain times. In other words, our body is flexible in the sense that it can burn fat when we’re away from the gym carrying on with our daily lives as we re
Post workout is an ideal time to eat a small meal with both protein and carbohydrates to help repair and build muscles and replenish your energy stores, respectively. It’s best to eat within 60 minutes of finishing a workout because that’s when your muscles are most receptive.
Alright, alright, I know. You can give me all the hell you want for starting another blog post that consists of multiple parts before I finished the second part of my “Metabolic Flexibility” post. Sorry!! Just be glad I’m writing blogs this consistently, will ya?...
I was up all night by only the light of a candle calculating formulas, checking and re-checking notes I made on napkins for the past year and going over old emails from colleagues. Not shaving in over a month, barely eating and with little sleep, I believe all the hard work has paid off…the secret to losing weight while not feeling hungry. Here it is….PUT MORE FOOD IN YOUR BELLY!!
More often than not, people are searching for fat loss. That is their goal. Sometimes the word “fat” can be a little harsh to some. Thomas Cox, the founder of MealFit, says, “The worst thing we’ve done as a society is label someone as a macronutrient. We literally call people fat.” Fat is a harsh term because of what we have made it to be. Now people prefer the term “weight” as in a goal of weight loss. Weight can be a number of things. Fat is fat. So we need to d
A mouth full of fudgy frosting on your birthday, a fork full of toasty pecan pie at Thanksgiving, a cold bowl full of cookies ‘n cream on a hot August afternoon: These time-honored treats are among life’s sweetest pleasures, meant to be savored and enjoyed.