Well it's been a little too long since my last blog post. This year...this is the year that I will be more faithful with my blog. I promise! :) I thought I would share two things: my New Year's resolution and how I am staying healthy over the winter season.
file://localhost/Users/lindabrown/Desktop/www.youtube.com:watch%3Fv=GvtRvTORRXk&feature=plcp%C2%A0.webloc Learning how to eat is a great step, yet learning how your body operates and what works best for you and more importantly ....Does your body really absorb the nutrients you put in? How do you know? It is time to get to know "your " body.
2012 goal to become more flexible. You betcha. Definitely. Check. Beware the common misperception that resolutions don't work. They often do.Other: Better nutrition habits for me and my family. Check. I am a student, not just a teacher. Fitness is more than exercise. Education and application helps me to help others.Lastly, more action and less fear to leave something good for something better. Yep. What will you risk leaving and gaining this year?
Fueling up before a workout is just as important as re-fueling after a workout. Many individuals do neither; they workout simply because they want to go eat that Big Mac at McDonalds, that Krispy Kreme Donut with their coffee in the morning or that giant bowl of ice-cream while watching Biggest Loser. While eating these foods on special occasions and in moderation is by no means a horrible thing to do, eating the aforementioned types of food after a workout, or going without eating right after a workout so that you can eat those foods later, is a big mistake.
Recommended Daily Water Intake Men should consume 3 liters (or about 13 cups) Women should consume 2.2 liters (or about 9 cups) of water per day. Individuals trying to lose weight should drink an extra 8 ounces (or 1 cup) of water for every 25 pounds that they are trying to lose. Recommended Daily Fiber Intake38 grams per day for men
Vitamins and Minerals Women need to be very careful throughout their lives to reduce their sodium, sugar and unhealthy fat intake; if they do not, they will put themselves at risk for osteoporosis later in life. Consumption of bone-building nutrients along with a regular, daily exercise program will greatly help women ward off brittle bones and other diseases. Finally Fit’s Bone-Building Food List:
The ABC’s of good habits with food and drink. This came from Dr Samadi who was interview on TV a few months back. Just like everyone else, I have some bad habits to brake especially since I moved up a category in mountain bike racing. Cat 1 this year! I hope to make it to the podium. So I need to pay more attention to what I put in my body. Hear are a few ABC’s that I will follow and you can too. Its more about common sense than anything else.