Without any doubt, nutrition is the hardest part for most people to master! On a scale of 1-10 (10 being completely healthy) how would you rank your nutrition? Nutrition truly is 80% of your success equation. Think of it…have you ever caught yourself in a mindset such as the following: “I workout so that I […]
One thing has always amazed me with the pushers of fad diets. They all claim to have found a break-through, a real-deal quick fix, or my personal favorite…the ONLY way to lose weight quickly! If all of these claims are true then we must be idiots to believe them. That would mean that we would […]
This weeks video presentation talks about all of the different kinds of carbohydrates out there! Let me ask you a question. Have you ever thought to yourself, “I really should lower my carbs to help me lose weight”? Maybe you have had similar thoughts. The simple fact about carbohydrates is this: They are the most misunderstood […]
Do any of you ever get frustrated with counting calories? Does it seem like no matter how hard you try you seem to fail time after time? Maybe you just don’t make the progress that you would like to! Well I have both good and bad news…you are still going to have to track your […]
This article was originally written for Pursuits, the Official Lifelong Fitness newsletter. It sheds light on some of the most common dieting myths out there. Arm yourself with these facts and you will be ahead of 90% of your fellow “dieters” (but remember you are going for lifestyle change instead).
Some of the following is taken from “The New Glucose Revolution The Authoritative Guide to the Glycemic Index pg XVI. Myth #1: Starchy foods are fattening and should be avoided. Foods like bread and pasta are always cited. Reality: Most starchy foods are bulky and nutritious. This means that they fill you up and keep […]