Weight loss and improving body composition is a primary goal for many, but what is far less appreciated and addressed is the correlation between optimal body composition and overall health. Lean mass plays an important role in preventing obesity and illness and can provide optimal health and overall improved quality of life.
12 Health Tips for the 12+ Days of Holidays!
The 12 days of Christmas are realistically more like 60+ days of diet sabotage. Sure, the traditional holiday season starts at Thanksgiving and culminates at New Years, however unhealthy holiday foods are really introduced as early as mid October with fall festivals and Halloween candy. Add in office parties, cookie swaps and social engagements and a healthy diet is derailed.
Fuel for Pre and Post Exercise
The human body is very similar to a car. Without gas cars will not work and without food the human body will not work. Using low octane gas in a luxury vehicle will likely cause mechanical issues over time, just as eating an incorrect balance of macronutrients (carbs, proteins and fats) will cause metabolic issues. Macronutrient imbalances lead to micronutrient imbalances when real food is substituted for processed foods. Think of yourself as a luxury vehicle, you deserve the best fuel for your body!