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Here's a little story about Jackie. She was absolutely crushing her program – getting her workouts in, following her nutrition, and staying active even outside her workouts – and she also was making sure she got plenty of downtime to destress.
Let's talk about SLEEP and your metabolism … because the two are linked in so many ways. Poor sleep can lead to weight gain, which can lead to poor sleep, which can lead to weight gain, and on and on! This is not even mentioning the health issues involved with sleep (like sleep apnea). Do any of these scenarios sound familiar?
Here is one of the BEST ways to boost your metabolism for today – so that you can carry it forward! Fact: A lot of times we blame our “slow” metabolism on this one thing. It’s something we have complete control over, and it’s something that creeps up, slowly, over time. Actually, it’s something that creeps DOWN … it’s how much we MOVE over the course of a day!
This article is just a few years old, but it rings as true today, as it did then. This is such a great example from Prevention.com. Obviously, change the times according to your own schedule, but everything looks great. You
Congratulations! You've welcomed your beautiful, bouncing bundle of joy. After the new motherhood fog begins to wear off you're probably yearning for a little "me time" and may want to get back into your workout routine. We're here to help you settle back in, but before you do, check out our post-baby exercise tips.
Many people want to lose weight, feel great, and enjoy life. for a lot of people, this involves exercise and creating meal plans. Losing weight is a challenge for many people because you cannot have an awesome workout plan without having an awesome meal plan. Read on for more information regarding meal plans, exercising, and losing weight. Your Consumption At A Glance Calorie Consumption Calorie intake is essential whether you intend to lose weight or build muscle. If your goal is to shed fat, your caloric deficit is ideally 20 percent below your maintenance level. If your goal is to build muscle, you need to focus on adding 250 more calories to your current maintenance level. if you are a woman wanting to build muscle, you need an additional 125 calories for your current maintenance level.
In this day and age, health, wellness and fitness are around every corner. It can be overwhelming to sort through so many companies and options to know what isn't going to end in just another failed New Year's Resolution. If you have decided that today is the start to a healthier, more fit you, then you may be overwhelmed with all the options out there to make that a reality. There are at home programs, fitness centers and gyms, group workouts and personal training, to name just a few. The second decision that you will need to make is which one is right for you.
Often, people diet by cutting food from their diet, but is this really a good idea? The answer is no. The foods we eat affect our energy, our moods, and, of course, our health. Cutting too much food from your diet is disadvantageous when coupled with your everyday exercise. So, if cutting food from the diet isn't the solution, what is? How will you know what you need?
You've been working out and eating right and you've lost some weight. The last few weeks, however, have found you at the dreaded plateau, or even worse, you've started to gain weight. Your personal trainer has made some changes to your exercise program in an effort to jumpstart your metabolism, but nothing has been working. You are out of ideas and quickly getting frustrated. There is a real fear that you are going to get completely disgusted, throw up your hands, and say, "forget it, I'm done", and let all your hard work fall aside. Nutritional counseling could be your saving grace and may very well be the unsung hero of weight loss and healthy living. Nutritional counseling does not just address what you should eat and not eat. It delves further into the "whys" behind your eating habits and patterns.