When it comes to our view of health, sleep, stress and recovery are the areas that, while overlooked, contribute greatly to our clients success or failure in areas like nutrition, weight loss and fitness. If you are serious about your health and longevity you will want to take the quality of your sleep, the level of your consistent stress and the amount of recovery you give yourself into account.
The thing that many of us forget (including me at one point) is that little things make little differences, and big things make big differences. And these big things are usually the simple yet difficult things to accept that require self-efficacy, dedication, consistency, and hard work.
Are you ready for a challenge? Our October Challenge has you monitoring your lifestyle habits and making sure you are doing them all so you can be happier and healthier!
While your evolved brain is active, plan your meals in a logical way, taking into account your long term goals. The same can apply to your workouts. Plan your workouts, or your workout schedule, ahead of time and DO NOT DEVIATE FROM THE PLAN. If you wait until you are hungry to decide what to eat your stress response kicks in, your primal brain takes over and it is virtually impossible to make a good decision; If you wait until you feel motivated to workout you just won’t…
I wrote about a landmark study that reveals the truth of an aging metabolism…and it wasn’t what most of us expected. For those of us that have gained weight over the years and blamed it on the inevitability of a slowing metabolism due to aging it wasn’t the best news. But the good news is, there is something you can do about it.
We wax nostalgic about the days we could eat anything and not gain a pound. Those were days right??
According to a landmark study published last week in Science, I’m sorry to say, age is not to be blamed, nor is a slowing metabolism, unless you are well over the age of 60. Apparently being a woman and in menopause is also not a legitimate excuse anymore for later in life weight gain. Whaaat?!?