Today’s Tip: Soak Your Nuts!… and seeds, and beans and grains. Excerpts from Sally Fallon’s Nourishing Traditions Sprouted grains should be a regular feature of the diet, and they can be used in numerous ways—in salads, sandwiches, vegetable dishes, as breakfast cereals and as additions to breads and baked goods. However, we must warn against
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Today’s Tip: Educate yourself on saturated fats. Fat is good for you. I eat a lot of fat…but I’m lean and healthy. Excerpts from Sally Fallon’s Nourishing Traditions: Most people would be surprised to learn that there is, in fact, very little evidence to support the contention that a diet low in cholesterol and saturated
Today’s Tip: Track results with body weight, body fat percentage and girth measurements. Have you or do you know someone who has not lost weight yet dropped dress sizes and trimmed inches? What usually happens is you burn fat (shrink fat cells) and grow dense muscles. Imagine filling up a sack with feathers to make
Today’s Tip: Wash your produce. Wash all fruits and vegetables to remove pesticides and other impurities in organic soaps like Dr. Bronner’s Sal Suds, hydrogen peroxide or plain Chlorox bleach (1 teaspoon per gallon). Soak for about 10 minutes and then rinse well.
Today’s Tip: Know Your Training Limit. I know too many people working too hard to get to their goal. They are diligent to the point of over-training. Exercise is a type of stress, and stress is good; without stress we wouldn’t change. Lifting weights is stressful on your body. This stress promotes fat loss, muscle gains,
The Courageous and The Coward
In the beginning there is not much difference from the coward and the courageous. The only difference is the coward listens to his fears and follows them, and the courageous person puts them aside and goes ahead. The courageous person goes into the unknown in spite of all the fears.
Today’s Tip: Stop assuming that healthy food is tasteless. It makes it true. Excerpts from Mindless Eating by Brian Wansink: Our Phantom Ingredient studies were conducted in Illinois, the largest grower of soybeans in the United States. For these studies, the wrappers of 155 PowerBars were modified to say either “Contains 10 grams of protein” or “Contains
Today’s Tip: Try a new training method. Do you just train with dumbbells, barbells, and cable machines? Don’t most of us? Due to the monotony of my workouts, I started looking for more training equipment. This definitely added some much needed intensity workouts for my personal and professional use with my clients! Here are a
Today’s Tip: Understand Nutritional Facts.