This is why wheat is bad for you
Wheat is bad for you for many reasons. Their is a much greater awareness of gluten all of a sudden. This is due to the role that gluten in bread has on inhibiting your digestive system. For this reason their are many gluten free products being produced and sold.
This is a great thing and that extra awareness will improve lives, and its nice to see the food industry trying to act responsibly. However, this is not the only reason why wheat is bad for us. We have to also consider the impact that wheat has on our insulin levels as well.
If you look at the glycaemic index charts wheat products like rice, pasta and breads are some of the highest scoring foods on the chart. Lets not forget that high blood sugar over a prolonged period of time can have some serious health affects.
3 ways to form good habits for weight loss success
10 tips for weight loss goal setting
Sure you’re probably raising your eyebrows like ‘life goals? Now what’s that again?’ Well, life goals are like a guarantee to ensuring you achieve that which you have set your mind upon and which your heart desires.
Now, undoubtedly, most of us if not all of us have heard of the term SMART goals where S stands for specific, M stands for measurable, A stands for attainable, R stands for realistic and T stands for time-bound.
None of these is exactly a new information but the thing about life goals is that it gets you closer to achieving that desire than SMART goals because it actually allows you to narrow down the goals to the barest specificity thus increasing your chances of achieving them.
Every year their is a new diet that seems to gain popularity. We have had the Atkins diet, this year it is the 16:8 diet. While some of these diets are good their are many that you should avoid.
Fad diets are diets that promise to get you fast results. Often they are very successful in helping you lose weight, however the problem is that they are unhealthy and unsustainable.
Remember that the key to losing weight and being healthy is to eat a nutrient dense and diverse diet. There are many good diets out there as I’ve said before, but if your now into the swing of things with your weight loss plans here are some diets to avoid:
The Strawberry diet
Healthy Ways To Start The New Year Of Right (Healthy New Year)
We are nearly two weeks into the new year and I hope you all are having a great time. This time of the year is a very busy time for me as a personal trainer.
I get to help lots of people achieve their goals and dreams and its so rewarding!
We all have great intentions for the new year, but the way in which we execute that plan is so important to your success.
Understanding what good health is and what healthy foods are will go along way to helping you achieve the goals you have set.
Sets And Reps: How Long Should You Rest Between Sets
In today’s podcast I wanted to talk to you about the importance of rest period when working out in a gym. This is an important topic as many times i see people in the gym standing around talking to their friends.
What is so important that it cant wait till after the workout is complete? Once you spend that time standing around your body gets cold and your almost completely rested.
Time is something that shouldn’t be wasted when your in the gym especially when your busy, and you have meetings to travel to and lots of things to do when you get back to the office.
What is the science behind rest period?
How you can achieve your 2017 goals
Today I want to talk to you about new years resolutions. Its January 2017 and for many people that means setting goals and going to the gym.
Every year I see an upsurge in gym membership and gym usage at my local gym followed by a sharp decline in gym usage by mid February.
The question is why does that motivation only seem to last for 4 weeks only? What happens to all that enthusiasm and motivation.
19 amazing suspension training exercises
When you are busy and you lack the time you need to exercise you want something that can maximize your results in the shortest time possible.
In this post I am going to share with you 19 exercises you can do with the TRX to help you get the body you want in the quickest time possible.
What is the TRX?
The acronym TRX stands for TOTAL body Resistance eXercise. It was one of the first resistance exercise equipment in the fitness industry that uses only your body weight as resistance.
There are many things that make the TRX great.
27 amazing Swiss ball exercises
When you spend all day working in an office it can have a massive impact on your posture and core strength. This is why the swiss ball can have a massive impact on your health.
When most people think about exercising with Swiss balls they think about improving their core strength. This is partly true as there are many exercises that will improve your core strength.
However, you can also work the whole body using the swiss ball exercises as well as the core. On this video I will show you 27 exercises on the swiss ball.
You will see exercises that you can use for your legs, back, abdominal, chest arms and shoulders, while at the same time still hitting those core muscles.