Calculating your calories regularly takes a lot of commitment and work. You will need to become significantly more aware of everything you eat by flipping over foods, reading every label and calorie facts. This may seem tedious and time consuming at first, but for the long term it isn’t necessarily a bad thing.
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Have you ever noticed that you seem to gain the most weight when you are under considerable amounts of stress? How would you like to put an end to that and no longer have to deal with this pesky weight gain thing? The human body is an amazing machine and doesn’t put extra curves on your midsection to annoy you but to defend itself.
If you find you would consider yourself a cardio warrior, then you know the harder you push during your cardio session, the more accomplished and energized you feel. Unfortunately, finding the time to get a great workout in can be challenging when you have a busy schedule, but the trick is to go harder and not longer by adding upper body fitness to your cardio routine.
Finding time to work out these days is about as daunting a task as finding a grain of rice on a sandy beach. It’s not exactly easy—or is it? Wanting to be in better shape just isn’t enough these days without some effort, especially when our schedules can be as hectic as the trading room floor near closing. The thought of squeezing any more into a week already brimming with a sea of obligations may leave you seasick alone, but where there is a will [...]
The primary reason food has such power over our mood is because of chemical reactions, hormones, and enzymes busy at work. When food breaks down in our bodies, it triggers various hormones to make us happy, sleepy, energetic, and so many other feelings that will vary depending on the food we ate and its quality.
A study by Charles H. Hillman, “Cognition Following Acute Aerobic Exercise,” showed a clear improvement in brain cognition by up to 10% after only 20-30 minutes of challenging aerobic exercise. Ten percent more access to your brain on a busy day in exchange for 30 minutes of exercise you should be doing anyway is not a bad deal.
A cooler body runs more efficiently and just faster over all so you will sweat to cool down or your body will have you feeling weak to slow you down if it is lacking proper hydration to cool itself.
Your body retains pounds of water for protection and balance. After an intense workout, your muscles (which are 70-75% water) will swell for recovery.
Almonds are high in calories because they are high in healthy fats, an excellent source brain boosting Omega 3’s that also lower LDL levels.
A fashion model’s body has been coveted by countless women since the dawn of the runway. A model’s slim silhouette has dictated the standard fashion industry dress size and, unfortunately, the unrealistic standards many women all too often hold themselves to. Every category of fashion calls for a variant shape, as each shape calls for a different fitness and nutritional approach for the best results.