I have people approach me almost everyday seeking my advice about losing weight, or they have started started a diet and exercise regimen, but seem to have reached a plateau in their efforts. I know the topic of weight loss is always a confusing one.
Now that Labor Day has come and gone, it's now time to fall back into your fitness routine - no more excuses. Kids are back at school, vacations are over, and work schedules have gotten back to normal. Holiday engagements will be on hold until November, so we only have two months before we are immersed in the holidays.
Protein shakes are famous these days. There are green ones, red ones, chocoate one, vegan ones and whey ones. But if you are loading them up with lots of fruit, protein powder, yogurt, oils and everything else, you are probably pretty frustrated and gaining weight. A typical shake has 20-25 grams of protein, which can be 1/3 to 1/2 protein requirement for the day for alot of people. At the end of the day, calories do count. Sorry guys! Most people are taking in too much fat and sugar for in their shakes, more than enough for the entire day. They are meal replacments typically, not snacks.
As the warm, sunny days of summer wane, you might find it more challenging to eat a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables. Fresh-picked produce is less accessible, and autumn tempts with comfort foods and holiday goodies. Don’t let cooler weather and overcast days become your excuse to make unhealthy eating choices. Stick with your nutritious habits during the next few months to maintain a healthy weight, prevent colds and illness, and stay energized through the fall and winter.
Have you ever been in the middle of a great run, and then a horrible side stitch hits you? It's actually a cramp or spasm that's caused by pressure from your diaphragm bouncing up and down as you run, hitting your liver. It's a common ailment for joggers and runners, and likely to persist for the rest of your workout. With these four steps, you can outsmart that annoying side stitch. Stretch before you run.
Functional Fitness - For Stronger Living is passionate about the major health influencing variables. However, instead of incessantly preaching on these variables why not focus on one that does it all.What is shown to improve sleep, stimulate thirst, drive healthier food choices and reduce stress?
Good morning folks, Thanks for hanging in there! For fighting the fight. For being positive when you'd rather tell the world to take a long hike off a short pier. My name is Tanner and I’m in your corner. I'm here to tell you it's worth it. I appreciate and respect what you're doing. Please leave a comment (praise or prayer), if you can hear me now!
A majority of my training clients want me to deliver a high-energy, results-driven workout to help them lose fat. However, many of them fall short of reaching their goals. Why? Because what you eat and drink is far more important for fat loss than your workouts. If your true goal is fat loss (not weight loss) then you need to change your thinking and your priorities.