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The Secret Of Getting Ahead Is Getting Started

The Secret Of Getting Ahead Is Getting Started - How Baby Steps Will Help You Reach Your Goal And Shape Your Body And Life   The search for the secret to success has intrigued mankind for centuries, then, during the late 1800s, Mark Twain published his personal interpretation:   “The secret of getting ahead is … Continue reading The Secret Of Getting Ahead Is Getting Started

IIFYM – If It Fits Your Macros aka Dieta flessibile

IIFYM Flexible Diet - Calculating Daily Macros In Your Meals To Reach Your Fitness Goals IIFYM, short for If It Fits Your Macros, is a simplified approach to dieting where you can basically eat ANYTHING you want as long as it fits into your daily calorie allowance and daily macros (macronutrient) split of protein, carbohydrates … Continue reading IIFYM – If It Fits Your Macros aka Dieta flessibile

Manage Fats

Fighting Fat Fat is unhealthy - both inside and out. Body fat is not only unattractive, but unhealthy as well. Too many calories and too little exercise result in obesity, a growing Worldwide epidemic. Obesity increases your risk for many health problems including diabetes, clogged arteries and heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, even erectile dysfunction! … Continue reading Manage Fats

Daily health tips for weight loss (Part 3)

Weight Loss Tips Enjoy The Occasional Chocolate. If it’s a toss up between chocolate and a takeaway, the chocolate wins. Dark chocolate contains healthy antioxidants, whereas fast food contains nothing of any nutritional value and is dripping with unhealthy trans fats. Choose Healthy Fats. Your body does require a small amount of fat to function … Continue reading Daily health tips for weight loss (Part 3)

NEAT = Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis

Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis or NEAT, is the sum of all energy burned by your body while NOT exercising. Sitting at your desk, standing upright, walking up the stairs, mowing the grass or vacuuming the carpet are all examples of NEAT. NEAT includes any type of movement that requires muscle contractions. Any activity that increases … Continue reading NEAT = Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis

Daily health tips for weight loss (Part 2)

Weight Loss Tips Walk More. On average, we walk about 50 miles less per week than we did 50 years ago. This lack of activity and exercise alone accounts for a great deal of the obesity that we see. Walk to the store, to work or class, the pub or railway station. By walking quickly … Continue reading Daily health tips for weight loss (Part 2)

Alpha Lipoic Acid And Chromium Picolinate

Alpha Lipoic Acid And Chromium Picolinate Supplementation For Prediabetes Prediabetes or the “pre-diagnosis” of diabetes should be considered a serious warning sign. Early symptoms include a constantly high blood glucose level, darkened skin on the neck, armpits, elbows, knees and knuckles, hunger, thirst, frequent urination, fatigue and blurred vision. Failure to treat (or make healthy … Continue reading Alpha Lipoic Acid And Chromium Picolinate

Way too much sugar!

How Eating Too Much Sugar Damages Your Health (And Your Life) Few people realize that sugar is directly responsible for many of their health problems and chronic disorders. Sugar contributes to obesity, Type 2 diabetes, dental caries and gum decay, metabolic syndrome and increases your risk of heart disease. There is also growing evidence that … Continue reading Way too much sugar!

No Pain No Gain?

Gym Dedication And Natural Bodybuilding If you have spent any time in the gym, you have no doubt heard the adage “no pain - no gain.” The exercise motto is attributed to Jane Fonda along with “feel the burn” in her attempts to motivate her aerobics students in the early 1980s. But it also describes … Continue reading No Pain No Gain?