Do you feel like you cant stop eating junk food???
I am the mom of 6 kids – the youngest is 19. I always had the hardest time trying to get them to eat healthy. I will admit that sometimes – IT WAS A BATTLE!! I would bribe, threaten, and beg them to eat their food. Research clearly shows that the eating and exercise habitsContinue reading How to get kids to learn healthy habits.
When it comes to exercise and nutrition, some of us obsessed with “more”. More cardio. More calorie restriction. More squats. More gym time. But if you’re not careful, “more” can lead to overtraining, injury, and you can even get sick. Here’s how you know what’s TOO MUCH– when it comes to exercise. Training too frequentlyContinue reading Overtraining can Ruin your Results.
It is absolutely 100 percent essential to eat enough calories! If you don’t, it will destroy your metabolism. It’s like telling your body that you’re starving. If your body thinks it’s starving, your metabolism will shut down. Not eating enough calories will also force the body to ‘cannibalize muscle’ and hold on to fat. The bodyContinue reading Under eating can Ruin your Results.
Have you ever thought about adding nutrition to your body through moving and walking more? sitting more than 4 hours/day results in a 50% increased risk of death from any cause. Research has shown us that people aren’t either active or sedentary—they can be both!! Even the active people can be actively sedentary! WHAT???? YouContinue reading Don’t just sit there!!!
Water and Sleep are two super important and most commonly neglected aspects of improving health, body composition and performance. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Did you know 60% of your body is water? Crazy when you think of it like that. Puts it into perspective a bit… maybes it’s more important than you realized. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Studies show lack ofContinue reading Do you get enough sleep? How about water?
If you read last weeks article of does dieting damage my metabolism, you will know that no, losing weight doesn’t “damage” my metabolism. Losing weight, and keeping it off, is accompanied by adaptive metabolic, neuroendocrine, autonomic, and other changes. These changes mean that we expend less energy — around 5-10 percent less (or up to 15Continue reading Part 2 of does dieting damage my metabolism?
There’s a lot of discussion in the fitness industry about whether crash dieting can cause metabolic damage…. You are working out consistently and intensely… plus eating carefully, but you are not losing weight (or not losing it as fast as you’d like or expect). Or you were losing weight consistently… until recently. Now you’re stuckContinue reading Can dieting damage your metabolism?
Sitting too much is linked to changes in a section of the brain that is critical for memoryContinue reading Sitting is bad for your brain!!!!
From your biology class in high school… do you remember adenosine??Adenosine is one of the best-known sleep-regulating molecules. Located in your central nervous system, it helps get you sleepy as the day winds down, among other effects. In the brain, there’s a receptor that, when its received – the molecule adenosine, causes you to relax.Continue reading Ever wonder how caffeine works in your body?