1. TRANS FATS- Trans fats have been strongly linked to chronic inflammation. They are so bad for you that it has been recommended by Institute of Medicine you avoid these at all cost.
2. SUGAR- Do i really need to explain why? Having high levels of both sugar and insulin in your blood is a cause of chronic inflammation throughout the whole body. Bad for you!
I recently read an article in the IDEA Fitness Journal, January 2013. The article was titled “Kid’s Fitness Interventions Failing”. At first this article was quite alarming but when I read beyond the first paragraph, I became aware and eventually became validated about my ongoing theory on health and fitness.
Aside from the obvious need to keep your body hydrated before, during and after your kettlebell workout with water, it is important that you FUEL your body in order to maximize the benefits of your workout.BEFOREOne to Two Hours Before (if you’re up that early!)Carbs with a little bit of protein (keep it under 200 calories).
EXCELLENT take home advice from Adam Bornstein of Born Fitness and Men's Health fame.
Tip 1: Help your hunger…by drinking black tea. It decreases blood sugar after a meal for up to 2.5 hours. The real benefit? You’ll feel fuller faster and stay satisfied longer.
5 Inflammatory Foods
Thought I would share these pearls of wisdom from Rick Kaseji If you suffer from chronic pain and need to lose a few pounds, eliminate these 5 foods from your diet.
1) Sugar - This one is obvious. Nothing damages the digestive track like sugar.