Time and time again, you might wonder why you don’t lose weight, even though you think you’re doing everything right. While no one wants to hear they’re doing something wrong, even if they didn’t realize it was wrong, you may very well be making some mistakes or you may be hanging onto habits that are making you fat.
At some point almost every athlete gets the urge to test their physical prowess by doing a marathon, triathlon, or some other type of endurance challenge. Why not, if you’re exercising almost every day anyway, it doesn’t take much extra effort to get race ready.
As spring activities will start to line up, many people begin to reengage with their exercise program and get serious about getting back into shape. When it comes to healthy habits, this “off and on again” cycle is very common and nothing to feel bad about. It is very difficult, if not impossible, for most people to be intensely focused on being their absolute healthiest year round.
May is celiac awareness month – a time you’ll likely hear the term gluten-free used frequently. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder whereby people are unable to process gluten – a byproduct from wheat, barley and rye.
Every day is a new day and it’s a chance to start over with a clean the slate. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t exercised in five months or five years. If you feel like you’re over an extra few pounds, don’t let anything keep you from starting a new lifestyle. Success doesn’t come by taking things on all at once on a large scale but by making small, real changes that stick.
Recently (and much to my happiness!) there’s been a lot of talk about buying organic. It wasn’t until after WWII (prior to which all food was grown organically) that we began to use pesticides and later genetic modifications to farm (now referred to as “conventional farming”).
Laird Hamilton’s breadth of experience in the world of health, fitness, and extreme training is undeniable. He’s been exposed to the best in the business with access to today’s best trainers, athletes, nutritionists and extreme adventurists. Ever wonder how Laird has pared down all the information he’s had access to? Rather: what health philosophies has Laird adopted for his everyday life?
Let's start off the new year right...how many times do we say or hear that? The truth is any time is good to start choosing to live a healthy lifestyle. Let's learn how to do it! A great start is by cuttting out all processed food, sugars and carbohydrates and start eating a diet rich in animal protein, veggies, berries and nuts.