If my theory is correct, then how do we deal with the stress of these “new normal” lives we are finding ourselves living. The answer is LIFESTYLE. In my opinion, Lifestyle = Diet + Sleep + Exercise + Gratitude + Routine Stress Management.
...I saw a fellow cyclist post a video of an “Off The Couch Ironman” and thought to myself ‘that looks miserable’ (“Off The Couch” meaning he didn’t do any running or swimming training). But I couldn’t get the thought out of my head – he set a goal to see if his body and mind could endure what seems like a nearly impossible feat. And he did it. Then I started wondering if I could do it. And the idea started to get legs…
Scientific studies have shown that eating breakfast sends a message to your body that there will be plenty of fuel to burn for the day. This is important because the alternative is that your body will go into a “starvation state” and slow down certain functions in order to preserve energy for necessary executive functions.
Physical activity is as important to our wellbeing as is proper nutrition. Regardless of whether you are a weekend warrior, workout several times a week, or participate in a specific competitive sport, it is important to understand the role that proper nutrition plays in performance.
Regardless of what your dietary preferences are, most medical or nutrition experts would tell you that Americans in general would benefit greatly by increasing their intake of plants. What’s so great about plants, you ask.
We are all living under conditions that we have never experienced in our lifetime. This is all due to the outbreak of COVID-19. So, now and into the foreseeable future, the most important tool each of us individually has to protect ourselves is our diet.
Instead of starting another fad diet, learn how listening to your body and eating intuitively can help you stay healthy and give you freedom from dieting.
People often focus on calories when making decisions about what to eat. But, considering where calories come from rather than just their total amount, will create better health outcomes.
You might think that you're making a good choice when you choose an energy bar for a snack or meal. But, is it possible that what you thought was healthy is just a candy bar in disguise?
In our last blog, we discussed all of the good ingredients that you should look for in a healthy meal bar. Today, we are going to discuss the things that you’ll want to avoid.
If you’re looking for a delicious, healthy protein bar, we’re here to help simplify things and make it easier to narrow down your choices.
Behavioral issues are often linked to diet, and a few small tweaks or additions can make a big difference in keeping kids happy, healthy and focused.