EATING HEALTHY vs. EATING FIT – part two

In the first installment of this series I went over the math of calories and macronutrients. (If you missed it, you can read it here:  Eating Healthy vs. Eating Fit – part one).  Granted, its not stuff we want to think about when we’re about to chow down on a tasty meal, but it is crucial to have a handle on it if you want a healthier and more fit lifestyle. You need to work the macro numbers in some way, at least for a short time to learn how to do it, to make it beneficial to you.

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Some of you may view decreasing carbs as a punishment for weight loss. Others see increasing their total calories as an annoying chore for putting on more muscle. And another bunch of you groan that just eating enough balanced meals per day are a nuisance to your already busy schedule. Believe me, I get it because I have done all of those. But I’m here to tell you the truth. So, you can either whine and complain and make excuses as to why you can’t use a little brain power and effort to plan your foods out according to your needs………or you can put your big boy/big girl pants on and take action. Weeks, months and another year will pass regardless of what you think. You might as well take control of your diet in that time and mold yourself into what you want to become. Read More

Getting In Shape FOR A Trainer?

Who remembers when they first learned to drive?

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For me it was from the summer through fall of 1995.  I was 19 at the time.  Both my dad and older brother had their own cars, but for whatever reason refused to teach me.  So with the money I had from my part time job I paid for my own lessons.

Twenty driving sessions and a decent road test later I was officially licensed by the state of New York to operate a passenger vehicle.  However I was not able to obtain my first car for another year and a half. It took even longer than that for my dad to soften up and finally allow me to drive his car!

The point is this: I had to learn before I operated.  We learn before we “do.” You make a plan before you execute.  We crawl before we walk.  You get the idea.

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