Will you take the Red Pill…or will your take the Blue Pill? Taking the blue pill will allow you to remain living in a world of fabricated illusion…while taking the red pill will allow you to escape the illusion and live in the world of reality. While you may no doubt recognize the red pill/blue pill reference from the movie Matrix, in the world or fitness and weight loss, we have our own version of the red pill and blue pill.
So, you want to lose 10 pounds!What to do? Well, notwithstanding the Holiday Season, there is plenty you can do to achieve your goal. You just need to allow yourself some time for implementing the first couple of changes and make sure you do not lose more than 1-2 pounds per week. Any faster than that, and your weight might be back sooner than later! If you “shed” fast, you do not build healthy life habits, you do not change your daily actions for a time long enough to imprint the new way of acting as your “usual” from now on.
Most people know that the immune system defends the body against infections, viruses, cancer cells, fungi and other parasites. What is less realized is that an unhealthy immune system speeds up the ageing process and is a major factor in fatigue. A well-functioning immune system is vitally important for overall health. As we emerge from summer to winter, the seasonal change can often bring an increased vulnerability to infections and illness. There is a lot you can do to improve the “terrain” and strengthen resistance.
We’re just a couple weeks away until we get to enjoy the company of family and friends for Thanksgiving. Even better is the fact that most of us have multiple families to go visit, which means we have multiple meals to feast on. It’s the best when everyone in the family brings their A-game to the table to make some sort of dish or desert. THE BEST!So how do you get to enjoy these dishes guilt-free?You have to make something healthy, of course…
Ingredients:1 cup oat flour4 egg whites2 scoops of chocolate whey protein powder1/4 cup splenda/truvia1/2 tsp.baking soda1/4 tsp.salt8 oz. applesauce3 tbsp. baking cocoa4 oz. waterDirections:1. Preheat oven to 3502. Mix oat flour,protein powder,baking soda,salt and cocoa together in a large bowl.
Alrighty“let’s see if I got the daily routine straight. Sally decides to start a new fitness routine, start eating better, joins a gym and gets a subscription to some of the latest fitness magazines“good start for you Sally!!
So, Sally gets up every morning and makes a protein shake. Why, she doesn’t know. She thinks she read somewhere that you are supposed to do that. A few hours later Sally is feeling a little hungry so grabs a protein bar from her purse“her friend eats protein bars so this must be the right thing to do right?
Being productive doesn't always mean you are on your beast mode at all times. So, since I have this extra energy and passion to fitness, I decided to start my own free fitness and nutrition challenge so I can reach my goals:1) To share my interests with others who are interested to changing their lifestyle in terms of fitness and nutrition.2) Support my friends and new found friends to live a healthy lifestyle. 3) Provide free nutrition classes and training for those who are decided to make changes in their health and fitness.
The weather outside is…getting colder. I feel that Fall doesn’t truly hit home with me until after Daylight Saving Time ends and it just so happens that Daylight Saving Time ends this Sunday, Nov. 2nd. That means we are getting ready for the holiday/winter grind, and that means more time spent with family and friends and more time spent with alcohol.
Salads can make a great meal because they are easy to prepare. Plus eating lots of salads is a great way to increase your vegetable consumption and satisfy your hunger with fewer calories. However, choosing the wrong salad fixings or dressing can turn a healthy, low-calorie meal into a 1,000+ calorie disaster.To avoid such disasters, follow these tips: WHEN AT HOME:1. Instead of pouring oil onto your salad, use an olive oil spray to very lightly coat the lettuce before adding vinegar and spices.