We all know that regular activity will benefit us tremendously both physically and mentally. However, many don’t realize just how easy adding activity into the day can be and that a gym and/or fancy equipment aren’t even necessary. The sedentary lifestyle is becoming all too common. So much of our day consists of hours at a desk, sitting, standing, of repetitive movements or exhausting physical activity that most of us aren’t conditioned to maintain.
Try carb cycling! Figure Competitors like myself do it often to stay lean. This is a simple process of planning high-calorie meals on select days and then lower-calorie meals,and cycling the carbohydrates and fat intake. On the first day have high calorie and carb meals throughout the day. Day 2 moderate and day 3 low calorie and carbs. Another tip is avoid sweets. If you have to have a sweet make sure it's a "10" and have it right after a workout so that your body is still burning calories.
So I was contemplating success. I mean, what causes someone to be successful at something, while another fails? What I came up with was the difference between desire and dedication. In the scheme of things, we can have desire without dedication, but we cannot have dedication without desire, and that is the difference.
Some have heard me talk about it and now I am putting it in writting or video as it may be.I am training for the JFK 50 miler in 2012. Currently I am in recovery mode from the Marine Corps Marathon but training will start again the end of December 2011.
I just became Certified as a Zumba® Gold-Toning Instructor.I love it because I can take Zumba Gold to the next level by adding light resistance training. This is perfect for anyone that cannot do traditional weight training or a standard fast paced Zumba class.The Zumba Gold –Toning class is based on exercise science and done in a controlled environment. It is perfect for Chair Zumba Gold classes or for students new to exercise. The toning sticks make exercise fun by creating a maracas sound that adds to the Zumba experience.
This recipe was given to me by one of my clients. It calls for a cp of sugar, but I substituted with splenda and sugar-free jello. Delicious!! Thanks, Crystal! 1 bag fresh cranberries1 apple, diced1 orange, peeled1 lg box of sugar free red jello (cherry or strawberry are best)1 cup splenda2 cups of boiling water1 small can crushed pineapple1/2 cp chopped pecans