This week, I wanted to share a case study with you. I discovered it as part of my ongoing training with Precision Nutrition, and as I read it, I was certain it would be something that would resonate with many of you.
Overworked and Overwhelmed Can you relate? Do you ever feel that you’re overworked? How about overwhelmed, and—even worse—underappreciated? Maybe others appreciate you, but you don’t appreciate yourself…
Have you fallen off your exercise wagon? Do you find yourself starting to lapse back into old habits and routines that move you farther away from your fitness goals?
You made the decision to get fit and lose some excess pounds. Then (hopefully) you started an exercise plan and backed that up with a nutrition program. And that was all you needed to do, right? You made the choice to eat right; to exercise three times a week…but just when you think you’re on a roll, a special occasion (and ‘celebration food’) pops …
Here’s a fact that will probably surprise you: it isn’t training that makes you stronger—it’s the rest between training periods that actually improves our fitness.
Do you plan your meals, or do you just decide what you’ll be eating based upon what you toss in the cart as you’re strolling through the grocery store? Did you know that meal planning can help you eat better, reach your health and fitness goals, and reduce that bill once you get to the checkout? You’ll also eliminate those …
Improve Your Health by Getting Your Vitamins Maybe like many of us, you had a mother or grandmother who liked to nag you (or maybe even still does!) about taking your vitamins. Guess what? They’re right—as long as you’re getting them from pure sources. Making sure you get the proper amount of vitamins will help your body function better.
With the summer months, many of us plan time away camping or at cottages. It’s simple to think you can’t maintain your workouts—you’re low on space and don’t have room for a lot of equipment (and why would you want to pack it, anyway?).
Did you know that no matter what your fitness goal is, your eating habits can help you achieve the results you want? Sometimes, some small but consistent tweaks to your diet and eating patterns can make all the difference in your health and fitness plan.
Protein powder – it’s a common ingredient in shakes or smoothies, but did you know that there are many other ways to use protein powder?