Most nutritionists recommend eating something within 30 minutes after a workout. Your body, after using up its available energy, needs to be refueled. Specifically with carbs and protein—for energy and to repair the microdamage that exercise does to your muscles.
You need a break from exercise is our latest topic. Some of you maybe saying I don’t exercise enough to get a break. Well, you have another issue on hand, lol. For those that exercise and are afraid to take a break, this blog is for you! Here are the four reasons:
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.
Ah, starting over. Everybody starts over, right? It can be quite a bittersweet experience. As a military spouse, starting over is definitely something I’ve become accustomed to. Frequent moves, finding new employment, meeting new faces and saying goodbye to old ones, characterize my life in a nutshell. However, nothing quite prepared me for a different battle I would face in the name of starting over: knee surgery.
There is no secret to the fact that addiction is one of the most prevalent problems facing today’s youth. From a very early age young people are introduced to drugs ranging from illegal use of prescription medication to street drugs that can be lethal even on the first try. With so much media attention being given to the war on drugs and the many dangers inherent in drug abuse, it would seem logical that the number of addicts would be declining, but the opposite seems to be true.
After the influx and outpour of emotions surrounding the entire recovery process, finally landing the job can both feel like a blessing, and your ticket to true freedom- while eliciting feelings of dread at the same. Being nervous about going back to work is normal, expected- and easily avoidable with a few mental calming techniques. Remember landing the job signals you’re ready to get on with your life, and carve a new path in the progression of attaining your measurable goals- and should bring you one step closer to achieving self actualization.