You will make exceptional gains, while enjoying an extraordinary experience, if you simply focus on progression. Your body and mind both thrive in environments of consistent stimulation, discovery and challenge. You benefit from the plastic effect when you are stretched beyond the limits of where you’ve been before.
The bedrock of a healthy diet is healthy, real food choices – not pills, potions or lotions. However, all but the most steadfast followers must supplement their diet with essential nutrients if they wish to reach their health potential.
Our lives can be reduced to a series of choices and the results of those choices. Every choice, every day, we get to shape our lives. Create an increased awareness of your Innate Values and choose Belief Systems that are in alignment with them – and watch your behaviors follow suit.
You can’t be healthy without being fit. Exercise to the point of exertion is where the ‘good stuff’ is found. The harder you work, the greater the benefit. To be fit, you have to move, pant and sweat. Any questions?
For some people, such as vegetarians or simply those adverse to taking fish oil, getting sufficient omega-3 can be a challenge. Some gravitate toward flax oil. However, the conversion rate for ALA found in flax oil is very low: most research puts the conversion rate around 4%. So, flax oil is not an adequate substitute for fish oil.
Seems like everyone loves Beef Stroganoff. The mustard, sour cream, onion and mushrooms all come together to create a really tasty dish.
Fat is good for you. For years fats have been at the center of nutrition confusion and bad science. You’ve been (falsely) told that all fats are bad, that they increase your chances of heart disease, that they cause cancer and promote weight gain and obesity. This is simply not true – fats are critical for health. Healthy fats that is.
Most people can tell you exactly what they don’t want or what they don’t like. They can easily describe their dissatisfaction with their current job, relationship, body, health or situation. Unfortunately for most people, they cannot so readily describe what they do want – what they would like to experience, become or create.
Most people today train or exercise with a very narrow approach to fitness. They do one thing (like running, rowing, yoga, swimming, biking, etc.) and do it repeatedly for years. There are fantastic benefits to be gained from each of these individually, but on their own will not produce a well-rounded, truly fit person.
Hormones are potent chemical agents that have the power to create sweeping changes in your physiology. Insulin is the star of the show – it not only plays the leading role in how food nourishes the cells of our bodies – it’s also one of the most powerful and significant hormones in regards to our health, period.