I shared a post on social media the other day that I thought to share with you here. I hope your day is going wonderfully! "Movement is powerful. Movement can fuel all of your life. I don't care what it is - walking, dancing, yoga, lifting, swinging heavy stuff around .. we always feel better when … Continue reading Movement is Powerful!
Personal Transformation and your Health/Fitness/Wellness
https://youtu.be/X5qBBGwoEVU The other night I hopped on to Facebook Live to share and open up a session for Q&A - here's what I shared. Transforming your health/fitness/wellness: Believing that it is possible FOR YOU Being willing to let go of your preconceived notions and do what it takes to embrace the change, to do the … Continue reading Personal Transformation and your Health/Fitness/Wellness
Do you have the RIGHT game plan?
So if you’ve got the right goal, how about the right steps to take you there? How do you break it down? Here’s a few tips/steps: What’s the BIG goal? What’s the date you are looking to achieve it? How can you break it down into smaller steps? Let’s say that your BIG goal is for … Continue reading Do you have the RIGHT game plan?
The RIGHT Goal (4 Tips)
Do you ever wonder if you have the RIGHT goal in mind for your fitness, wellness, or weight loss? In the RIGHT timeframe? You are not alone, that is for sure! A lot of goal setting and achievement is trial and error. We must be willing to fail a few times (or several times) while … Continue reading The RIGHT Goal (4 Tips)
Physical Energy Affects Everything – Video 5 of 5
https://youtu.be/UEYDdtqdROc What is the vision you have for yourself, your health, your wellness, your fitness, your career, your relationships, your life?? Convergence is the day that you look around and realize that what you set out to create has come together. How do you get there? What should you expect along the journey? How do … Continue reading Physical Energy Affects Everything – Video 5 of 5
Info on Healthy Fats/Lipids
The Food and Nutrition Board sets the AMDRs (Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Ranges). This is a general recommendation for individuals: Fat: 20-35% Carbs: 45-65% Protein: 10-35% Fats: also known as lipids, are a group of compounds that are soluble in organic solvents but not in water. They provide energy, caloric reserve, insulation and protection, satiety value … Continue reading Info on Healthy Fats/Lipids
Information on Carbohydrates
The Food and Nutrition Board sets the AMDRs (Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Ranges). This is a general recommendation for individuals: Fat: 20-35% Carbs: 45-65% Protein: 10-35% Carbohydrates: compounds containing carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen and are generally classified as simple (sugars), complex (starches), and fiber. Carbohydrates are a chief source of energy for all body functions and … Continue reading Information on Carbohydrates
The Importance of Fiber
Role of fiber in health One of the greatest contributions made by dietary complex carbohydrate is fiber. Higher intakes of dietary fiber are associated with lower incidence of heart disease and certain types of cancer. Fiber is an indigestible carbohydrate. Recommended intake is 38g/day for men ages 19-50 and 25g/day for women ages 19-50. Soluble … Continue reading The Importance of Fiber
Information on Protein
The Food and Nutrition Board sets the AMDRs (Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Ranges). This is a general recommendation for individuals: Fat: 20-35% Carbs: 45-65% Protein: 10-35% Proteins: large, complex compounds consisting of many amino acids connected in varying sequences and forming unique shapes. The primary function of protein is to build and repair body tissues and … Continue reading Information on Protein
How to Sift Between Nutritional Info and Hype
DISCLAIMER Remember, nutrition is truly a science – it is dynamic, changing, and growing with each new finding. Be mindful to follow credible sources for your nutrition information. Here is a recommended list: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Journal of the American Dietetic Association Food and Nutrition Science Alliance (FANSA): American College of Nutrition (CAN) … Continue reading How to Sift Between Nutritional Info and Hype