Most experts agree on one fact - abs are made in the kitchen, not in the gym. While this may sound like an oversimplification, it is by and large true. There is no exercise program in the world that will be able to negate the effects of a bad diet, no matter how much you sweat in the gym.
The third part of an amazing weight loss journey. Some bumps along the road, but the goal is still there. As they say, weight loss is a marathon, not a sprint, and there will always be some challenges along the way that we need to get past. The important thing is to keep going - tomorrow is always another day, and a chance to start anew. Don't be too strict on yourself; pick yourself up and continue with the plan you set out with. Talk to your friends and loved ones, let them motivate you. Get support. Do you recognise any of the challenges you may have faced? Share your thoughts with us!
The second part of an amazing weight loss journey. Read about one woman's struggle to get in shape after years of bad habits.Many of us have been there - you let yourself go for a bit, and soon those days become weeks, the weeks months, and the months year. Before you know it, you don't recognise the person you see in the mirror. What do you do next? Where do you start the road to change? Perhaps you will recognise some mistakes you have been making? Change is hard in the beginning, but stick with it, and the results will be worth it.
One of our old clients retells her weight loss struggles in this multi part series. Part 1.
Omega 3 fatty acids are fats beneficial to our body and help us stay in good health.These unsaturated fatty acids should be taken every day, because they are proven to be efficient against high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart diseases, arthritis, and various other health problems. Besides, people who don't take enough Omega 3 fatty acids to balance their diet are more likely to be prone to depression. Foods which contain large amounts of Omega 3 are: walnuts, hazelnuts, sea fish, milk, green vegetables, soy beans, pumpkin and beans.
Soy represents the basis of a vegeterian diet, since it presents a great alternative to meat as a rich source of proteins. Also, it contains fewer fatty acids that increase cholesterol levels in blood.
Water regulates all bodily functions, so it is safe to say it is of outmost importance to our organism. It is the main source of energy, it improves skin vitality, it acts as an antioxidant, flushing out oxidants and other toxins. If you do not drink enough water, you can use an antioxidant for detox purposes. It is important to mention that 80% of the brain consists of water, so dehydration can lead to major concentration loss, and in some drastic situations even cause a mental disorder. Several days of complete dehydration leads to certain death.
The diseases caused by cigarettes are probably known to all. You are aware that they affect different aspects of life, but probably refuse to really think how healthier and better your life would be without them. So, let's recap all of the bad aspects of smoking!
In conclusion, choosing a healthier meal will lower your calorie intake by up to 60%, which would result in weight loss in the long run, but would also improve your health and life...