Living a healthy lifestyle is important for everyone for a number of different reasons. Healthy eating and physical activity help prevent chronic illnesses like heart disease and diabetes. The number of Americans with these chronic diseases continues to increase, which raises healthcare and health insurance costs for everyone else in the country.
Nutrition is the foundation of a fit and healthy lifestyle. What you eat can make or break you. Get your nutrition wrong and it can ruin your health. Get your nutrition right and the rest is pretty easy.
But, how do you get your nutrition right? Well, we reached out to Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) Shelley Rael and asked her some crucial questions on nutrition and diet.
This may be a cliché, but it’s worth repeating: what you eat affects your health.
Unhealthy eating habits have been associated with various health problems such as obesity, heart diseases, diabetes, high blood pressures, and many others.
If you want to live a healthy life, you need to get your nutrition right.
Eve Dawes is a woman of many accomplishments. Born in England, she started her career as a professional dancer; touring internationally with various shows. After 8 years of dancing, she entered the fitness world by attending the Premier International, which is the English equivalent of NASM in the US, and becoming a personal trainer.
“I love deadlines,” English author Douglas Adams once wrote. “I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”
We’ve all had the experience of wanting to get a project done but putting it off for later. Sometimes we wait because we just don’t care enough about the project, but other times we care a lot – and still end up doing something else.
Transforming your body into the one you have always dreamt of isn’t easy. It can take years of hard work in the form of healthy eating and exercising. It’s also not a linear journey where everything happens steadily; you’ll likely meet obstacles and setbacks along the way. If you want to reach your goals, you need to stay motivated throughout this tough journey.
Many people want to lose fat, but many also fail in their fat loss efforts. They followed a diet program and lost weight in the beginning, but then ended up gaining their weight back. They fail to lose fat permanently.
In a 1959 study of 100 obese individuals, Albert Stunkard and Mavis McLaren-Hume found that after 2 years of treatment, only 2 percent maintained a weight loss of 20 pounds or more.
Through many years, experts have established very convincing arguments about the benefits of weight training for women. But the number of women who take this suggestion seriously is nonetheless low.
A lot of women shy away from weight training because they mistakenly believe weight training will make them bulky. That’s why many women spend most of their gym time on cardio, and less time using weight that challenges their bodies.
Diet trends come and go throughout the years. The ketogenic diet which is also known as the keto diet is very popular at this time. It’s being promoted everywhere from television to social media. It’s the current diet trend that is said to help people lose weight.
So, should you follow the keto diet?
Are you getting bored of your workout? Are you thinking of excuses when the time to hit the gym comes? If yes, then you may suffer from exercise boredom.
Maybe you could use a little help to freshen up your training program and bring back the challenge. You’re not alone. Many gym-goers have lifted themselves to greater achievements, yet still suffer from a bad case of exercise boredom.