Blogs about Diet

What is the Best Protein Powder Available

It’s a common question, but the answer is not quite so straightforward. Asking what the best protein powder is, is like asking what the best car is; or what the best anything is. It will depend on your budget, your fitness goals, and your body. For example, not everyone is able to digest casein protein, so if this type gives you a tummy ache, you’re certainly not going to rate it as one of the best!

5 Reasons Why You Can't Out-Train a Bad Diet...

Sure, you could eat whatever you wanted in high school and stay thin as a rail. But unfortunately you’re not 17 anymore, and even if you work out ‘round the clock, you can’t transform your body if you constantly give in to cravings, high-fat foods, and sweet treats. The truth is, flat abs are made in the kitchen and no amount of cardio and crunches can sculpt a sleek physique if you maintain an unhealthy diet.

A personal invite to stronger living

That's great just remember that one size doesn't always fit all. Have fun with it and modify as you see fit.  Also, if you ever have any specific questions about your routine or how to optimize your use of the machines, free weights, or core exercises, let me know.  If you can prioritize sleeping smarter, lowing chronic stress and inflammation, utilizing better hydration strategies, and creating quick and easy healthy snacks from more nutrient-dense items that would be great and you will on your way to living stronger. 

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When more calories are better.

A strong immune system and intact musculoskeletal system are kind of the minimum requirements for doing life well. Getting adequate protein and nutrition is essential. What’s enough you ask? How strong and healthy do you want to be? Do you want the minimum or the optImum? Average rates of death and disease or above? Bottom line: if this is important to you, get it into your body any way you can. For example, you can eat more spinach when it’s cooked vs a spinach salad. If you don’t like broccoli get the phytonutrients from a quality supplement.

Hierarchy to Kick Starting and Optimizing Weight Loss

Looking at our statistics it seems that we as a society have a weight loss problem, but in reality its NOT a weight loss problem, its a SUSTAINABILITY problem. Every day people go on “diets” and loose weight, what they can’t do is maintain that weight loss.

7 Ways to Eat Vegetables and Fruit Daily

 

Organics eggz...why?

I just finished cooking breakfast. Has anyone ever wondered or perhaps already made up their mind about whether there is a difference between the "expensive" and the "cheap" eggs that are made available to us? If there is a difference, is it just a visual, structural, textural, taste, and satiating difference or is there also a nutritional, more microscopic difference?  

Prayer for courage!

Dear readers, fans, and stronger living enthusiasts, Isn't it hard to do the things we want to do even when we KNOW deep down that it is in our best interest? Example #1- making time to think, clear our minds, clear our schedule for a morning or afternoon to get caught up, reflect, relax, write a blog post, etc.Example #2- visiting with a true friend, going for a walk, getting coffee or food, etc.Example #3- exercising to feel better mentally and physically, leading to more patience, healthier diet choices, etc, etc. 

Food for Concentration: 11 Foods That Boost Memory

Did you know that you can easily help improve your child’s or even your own concentration, simply by changing your diet? Here are a few food items which you need to include in your diet.