The solution is a never-ending regular grapple! There are so many choices every moment- and by the time supper comes around - it's like an infinite circle trying to think out what to eat. Being held in this cycle is the worst because it's way too easy to click your phone's food delivery service button.
“What should I eat after my workout to get the best results?”What you eat after your workouts matters because your muscles can run low on glycogen (fuel) and need to be refueled. PLUS, some of the proteins in your muscles can get damaged or broken down ... And your food choices can help speed up both the refueling and repair processes.
“What should I eat before my workout to work towards my goals?”You work hard - and fueling your body the RIGHT way will make sure you maximize all of that work to get the best possible results. Let's break it down into three easy steps:
As a coach, I’m always curious about the reasons why people stick with their routines, so whenever I get the chance, I ask them. Especially the ones who have been exercising and prioritizing their activity for decades. Almost every one of the active older people (70s, 80s, and beyond!) I talk to say they get in a workout most days of the week because it makes them feel better mentally. Have you ever worked out and then felt loose, relaxed, and generally awesome afterward?
Ready to press the “FASTER” button on your results!? You probably already know that your metabolism plays a HUGE role in your results – because it affects how your body processes fuel, both how fast and how much. It’s tempting to think of your metabolism as a “thing” – kind of like your body’s speedometer that controls the rate your body burns energy. But your metabolism actually is a complex PROCESS where your body converts the food you eat into energy. It’s a series of chemical reactions that happen inside your cells.
Let's share some pretty cool (and weird) human facts. They have to do with your metabolism and hope at least one of them leaves you feeling empowered!
Let's help 1) explain and 2) put into action a nutrition topic that’s all about flexible eating to help get you the results you want. It works whether you want to gain weight, lose weight, maintain your weight, or try clean eating – without following a strict menu plan.
Our goal is to make Nutrition as simple and easy to follow as possible, and give you strategies that will work no matter what nutrition philosophy you follow.
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?