Fitness and Health

Five Habits of the Healthy

   There is never any magic pill or secret that people don’t tell you when it comes to  eating healthy or living a healthy lifestyle. That would be awesome if there was but for  now there are certain habits you can adopt that will change the way you live and eat  allowing you to make…

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Physical Fitness in Martial Arts

 Martial Arts will help the students physical fitness in many ways. In return in studying martial arts training, you receive many unique  physical skills. Unlike going to the gym and just lifting heavy things and getting sore, Martial arts trains the whole body without any  weights. Great thing about Martial arts for Kids is weight…

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Vitamins: How Much and Why

Facts about Vitamins We use vitamins for many different reasons, to help us grow, digest easier, and to help nerves function more efficiently. There are 13 different vitamins that your body needs: Vitamins C, A, D, K, E, and the B vitamins. The AAFP cites two categories of vitamins: 1. “Water-soluble vitamins are easily absorbed…

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>The Importance of Nutrition Labels

Nutrition labels tell you about the nutrition of a particular product. This information includes serving size, number of servings in the package, calories per serving and the amount of various nutrients contained in the product. Once you understand the labels, they can help you follow a healthy diet and make it easier to choose the…

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Taking the Guess Work Out of Clean Eating

Eating clean is simply the practice of avoiding processed and refined foods and basing your diet on whole foods. But there’s much more to this plan. You can structure your diet to get proper nutrition, help manage diseases, avoid developing diseases in the first place, lose weight, remove toxins, and just feel better. Here are…

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PRE and POST Workout Tips

Experiment with your eating schedule to see what works best for you. Keep these tips in mind: -A high-carbohydrate, low-fat snack is easily digested and normalizes blood sugar. -Avoid fatty meals or snacks, because they may stay in your stomach for long periods of time. -Meal should be moderate in protein, i.e., just enough to…

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Physical Fitness in Martial Arts

Martial Arts will help the students physical fitness in many ways. In return in studying martial arts training, you receive many unique physical skills. Unlike going to the gym and just lifting heavy things and getting sore, Martial arts trains the whole body without any weights. Great thing about Martial arts for Kids is weight…

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Mega List of Fat Burning Foods

Certain foods have a very high Thermogenic effect, so you literally burn calories as you chew. Thermogenic effect is the amount of energy expenditure above the resting metabolic rate due to the cost of processing food for use and storage (Goljan, 2013). Other foods contain nutrients and compounds that fuel your metabolic fire. These are…

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Maximize Your Workout with Nutrition

When it comes to eating and exercise, everyone is different. So pay attention to how you feel during your workout and your overall performance. Let your experience guide you on which pre- and post-exercise eating habits work best for you. Consider keeping a journal to monitor how your body reacts to meals and snacks so…

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