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Know Basic Nutrition – The Big 3 Macronutrients: Fats, Protiens, & Carbohydrates

Wed, 25 Apr 2012 19:15:46 +0000

You may have never thought about it before, and this may sound obvious, but most people couldn’t answer you if you asked them “What the 3 basic building blocks of nutrition?” Fats, Protiens, & Carbohydrates are the 3 fundamental types of nutrition we get in our diets, technically termed as macronutrients. Why is intimately knowing these 3 nutritional giants important? Well, they play a huge factor in your diet and weight loss goals, especially if you’re looking to burn fat and keep it off. Whether you’re dieting or not, it is always important to balance your meals and eat these nutritional factors in the proper ratio, especially carbs and fats. Carbs. Most Americans (and most people) consume too many Carbohydrates. With all of the breads, pastas, cereals, chips, French fries, and all of the other sinful carbs out there, it’s easy to get caught up. Lower the amount of carbs you’re eating and begin to eat the right ones – whole grains like wheat breads, wheat pastas, couscous, brown rice, quinoa, etc. Fats. These are easy to identify in our foods – most people know when they’re eating a high-fat food, and if you’re looking to lose weight, you simply [...]



Breathing During Your Workouts: For Dummies

Mon, 23 Apr 2012 19:09:20 +0000

Have you ever been super dizzy after a workout and feel like you were about to pass out? It’s probably because you weren’t breathing correctly.  Knowing how to breath during your workout properly is essential.  Breathing correctly could be the difference between a good or bad workout. Here are the basics of how to breathe during your workout: If you find your breathing out of control, just calm down and breathe slowly in through your nose, hold it, and slowly breathe out.  Do this a few times and you should be able to compose your breathing (and even lower your heart rate). If you are running or doing some sort of cardio workout, you want be be breathing steadily and consistently, and doing it at a point where your breathing is steady and under manageable control. If you are lifting weights, you want to breathe out during the exertion of the exercise, and then you should be breathing in during the “negatives” (the 2nd half of the exercise where you are not exerting the primary action of the exercise, such as going “down” during a bicep curl). This should be a little guiding light for you during your workouts.   You [...]



Jillian Michaels Online: Effective & Economical!

Sat, 07 Apr 2012 23:12:52 +0000

The Skinny:  Jillian Michaels became famous from her appearance on television’s The Biggest Loser.  She was overweight in her early teenage years, which motivated her and eventually launched her exercise and fitness career.  Her exercise techniques include a blend of kickboxing, yoga, Pilates, plyometrics, and weight training. Jillian now offers her own exercise and weight loss program – Jillian Michaels Online.  The program offers people looking to lose weight a customized weight loss plan, as well as online support, diet recipes, customized exercises, online tools, and even motivation for its users.  On top of Jillian’s Online Program, she also has written many books, filmed many fitness videos, and offers her followers a variety of fitness products that are seemed to be enjoyed by most reviewers. What to Expect:  When joining Jillian Michaels Online, each member receives a customized weight loss plan based on their daily activity level, body type, and weight loss and fitness goals.  Jillian’s Online Program uses a unique approach to health and fitness:  “Self, Science, & Sweat”. Jillian Michaels Online is a surprisingly comprehensive program, offering new exercises and fitness recipes on a daily basis.  You’ll have access to over 100 easy to make recipe and meal [...]



All About Balance: The South Beach Diet

Wed, 04 Apr 2012 23:13:07 +0000

The Skinny:  The South Beach Diet is a diet designed by a cardiologist and dietitian as an alternative to low-fat diets and the original purpose of the diet plan was to prevent heart disease.  The popularity of the South Beach Diet quickly spread in the early 2000’s.  The diet is known to be a “food lover’s diet” since the South Beach Diet folks believe in living well and loving what you eat.  The South Beach Diet is also designed to be flexible, easy, and effective. This is an intelligent and comprehensive diet that considers factors such as insulin resistance in dieters.  The diet’s theory stresses the importance of a balance diet of carbs, fats, sugars, and fiber intake.  The South Beach Diet also understands the importance of proper calorie intake, and helps its dieters by finding the most proper mix of caloric intake while eating well-balanced meals. What to Expect:  The South Beach Diet plan is sectioned into three phases.  In Phase 1, you’ll spend two weeks eliminating your cravings and kick-starting you to your weight loss goals.  Phase 2 will help you produce long-term, sustainable weight loss.  Until you reach your desired healthy weight, you’ll continue in Phase 2 [...]



Drink Plenty of Water or Other Calorie-Free Beverages

Wed, 01 Feb 2012 10:13:56 +0000

When trying to lose weight, it is a great practice to drink plenty of water to: A)  Keep yourself well hydrated for your workouts B)  Help curb your appetite naturally People often confuse thirst with hunger. Don’t end up eating extra calories when an ice-cold glass of water is really what you need! “If you don’t like plain water, try adding citrus or a splash of juice, or brew infused teas like mango or peach, which have lots of flavor but no calories,” says Cynthia Sass, RD, a spokeswoman for the American Dietetic Association. People sometimes confuse thirst with hunger. So you can end up eating extra calories when an ice-cold glass of water is really what you need. “If you don’t like plain water, try adding citrus or a splash of juice, or brew infused teas like mango or peach, which have lots of flavor but no calories,” says Cynthia Sass, RD, a spokeswoman for the American Dietetic Association.