Shane Mclean's blog

DID YOU 'BINGE' LAST NIGHT?

 Have an extra bowl of ice cream? More pizza or an extra bread roll? For EVERY gram of active carbohydrates you consume on a daily basis, your body will hold nearly 3 grams of water. Wow. That's why you put on 3 pounds when you weigh yourself the next day. How do you undo the damage you did last night? DRINK MORE WATER

STRETCHING DO 'S AND DON'T "S

 So you'be resolved not to skimp on your stretches? Here is a few suggestions 1. DO warm up beforehand -The warm up will increase the temperature of your connective tissues and muscles allowing them to become mobile. 2 DON'T hold your by breath - Breathing freely through the stretch position will enhance blood flow to the muscle area giving you a better stretch. 3.DO stretch after a tough training - This will help relieve muscle soreness and aid in your recovery.

THROW OUT ANY FOOD WITH THIS INGREDIENT

 Hydrogenated and partially hydrogenated oils. Otherwise known as TRANS FAT. This has been linked too heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Along with sugar it is enemy number one. These things are added to make food taste good. BEWARE! 

3 HEALTHLY FOODS THAT MAKE YOU FATSome foods that are considered healthy are "calorically dense foods" which means a small serving has a lot of calories. If you diet has 3 these foods you can gain weight by only eating a little.1. Pasta - a moderate 1 and 1/2 cups of most pastas yield more than 60 grams of carbs and almost 350 calories.2. Fruit Juice and Smoothies - all fruit juices are loaded with sugar and so are most "smoothie" shop smoothies. And we all know sugar is the enemy of fat loss.

FITNESS NEWSLETTER

 I put one out on the first of each month. If you like to recieve it please message me your email address and i will add you on pronto! Send your email too shanemcleantraining@gmail.com. Thank you 

10 FOODS TO HELP FIGHT PAIN.

FAT BURNING

 Weight loss and gain are driven by hormones. Insulin is the hormone you need to get under control if you want to burn fat and lose weight. Eating too many foods that break down into sugar, releases insulin into the blood, and then your fat burning ability is down the drain. You may already know this but it is good to hear it again SUGAR IS THE ENEMY! Make one simple change and your results will sky rocket. 

HYDRATED

 Weather is getting warmer and it becomes more important to replace lost fluids. However drinking water is not your only option. Eat these foods to replace lost fluids. 1. Yogurt has 88% water content by weight. 2. Celery has 95% water content by weight. 3. Watermelon has 91% water content by weight. Hope this helps. 

10 FAT LOSS MISTAKES

Great advice from Paula Owens.

WOW

. Currently it is estimated that we, the average human being cosume 67% of our total calories from wheat, corn and soy and there by products. No wonder we are getting fatter. Do your body a favor and consume some green vegatables and lean protein this weekend 
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