This month in my blog I am going to get a little personal. As a trainer and nutritionist I always get my workouts in, and 90% of the time I have a great nutritional balance. I know you all think that trainers are a 100% all the time but its not true. Even if they tell you that, its not true. No one can be 100% all the time. Anyway...
by Jon Goodman at http://www.theptdc.com/
There are no good diets. The word ‘diet’ signifies a beginning and an end. You and your clients are in this for life. It’s not complicated.
Eat a ton of veggies.
... Eat nutrient dense foods.
Hi!I have been sick for 10 days and this is really kicking my butt! I am starting back on my exercise routine today at a slower pace.I read an article in my personal trainer magazine about a study done involving exercise and diet and diet alone. I was shocked to read the people who did both exercise and diet on lost 1 pound more then the people doing diet only!
by Mike Geary, Certified Nutrition Specialist
I've noticed in my travels and with working with clients that a large majority of people in today's fast-paced stressful world are struggling at least part of the time with falling asleep at night.
Muscle Dysmorphia is defined as a disorder that deals with obsession over the perceived muscularity of one’s body. Simply, it is the psychology that one’s body is too thin and not muscular enough. Essentially, Muscle Dysmorphia (M.D.) is the male reverse counterpart to female Anorexia nervosa. It is categorized as a branch of obsessive compulsive disorder and is VERY COMMON in today’s gyms and society…much more than we think. I will admit that some define M.D.
Sustaining an injury is a tough trial to turn, but understanding the needs of the body on a cellular level can empower any injured individual to combat their injury wisely. You may ask yourself, "How did I get injured in the first place?", but that is not the point of this specific article. Once you are in an injury "cycle", it is your responsibility to get out of it. What does "injury cycle" mean? Perhaps this chart (courtesy of Trigger Point Therapy) will help explain:The Injury Cycle:
Feeding the baby, teaching responsibility, and blogging. Listening to a webinar while exercising. Going to bed earlier to increase energy level for tmrw while focusing on what's important, decreasing seratonin and cortisol levels, regenerating muscles, increasing fat burn, and decreasing calorie consumption by avoiding late night snacking. Time saving tip: fill up water bottle with the sprayer instead of the faucet decreases fill time by half!! Add 15 seconds to your day. Ha! When trying to fit exercise into your routine try integrating it into
MANY DIFFERENT WAYS............................
Be very wary of claims that say "the best way" or 'the latest way" or "the fastest way" to get in shape and loss weight. Truth is everyone is genetically different and our bodies respond differently to different training and nutrition protocols.
I read an article "Evening Food Cravings Linked to Circadian System: by Sandy Todd Webster in the Idea Food and Nutrition Tips Newsletter and found it rather interesting and attest there is alot of truth in the theory. Webster speaks about those nightly cravings that a lot of us struggle with. "Circadian" refers to the 24 hour clock cycle that is innate in all of us. It refers to the way our metabolic clock evolves throughout the 24 hour clock schedule in our eat/sleep cycles. When this internal clock gets interrupted, it can cause hormone imbalances,