We all know how important exercise and good nutrition are to our fitness goals, but both are also a critical component of our beauty regimen. Not only does the food we eat help keep our skin gorgeous, it also helps us to grow healthy, stunning hair.
Protein is the building block of muscle, and if you weren’t aware, it does more than just make sure your muscles are fed! Here are three reasons why you need more protein in your diet.
Do you feel like you are ALWAYS hungry and aren’t sure why? Hunger can be the result of a number of things, from your diet to your hormones to the amount of sleep you get. Here are 7 reasons you may not be aware of and what you can do to help quiet your hunger and lose weight!
It doesn't require much, but ensuring that an adequate amount of protein is present in each meal will aid in maximizing the weight-loss effect of dieting while protecting against lean muscle loss. The power of protein lies in its ability to reduce the appetite, and maintain the metabolism while following a hypocaloric diet, compared to a low-protein plan.
Most diets focused on fitness recommend a diet that is low in carbohydrates, high in protein and moderate in fat. There is plenty of research to link low-carbohydrate diets with weight loss, reduced blood glucose levels and increased HDL or good cholesterol. Not to mention, low-carb diets can produce some pretty awesome results when it comes to your physique transformation.
The higher the intensity of your workout, the longer that you can sustain working out and the more consistent your training is day after day— and the more sculpted your physique will be. The foods that support true fat loss and performance are those that fuel your mind and body, and keep you feeling your best so that you can train hard, recover and repeat!
It’s almost May, and we only have a few more months until we strip down for summer! As you know, a good diet is paramount to helping us achieve our summer slimdown goals. However, what is a “good diet?” There are tons of different trendy “diets” out there for you to follow. Most will work IF you can stick with them long enough.
When hormones are disrupted, cravings can go haywire! Ever wonder what’s causing your sugar cravings? Read on to find out!
Eating the right food combinations—high protein, lower sugar and healthy fats—will help ensure your body can build muscle, recover faster and keep your metabolism accelerated. Try these five food combinations for the ultimate metabolic kick-start!