HIIT stands for high intensity interval workouts. HIIT workouts re any workout that combines quick intense bursts of exercise at a high intensity followed by exercises at a lower intensity. This combination of high intensity and lower intensity gets your heart rate up and are really efficient workouts because you get a lot done in a short amount of time.
Are you diligent about checking labels when you’re grocery shopping? Are you the stand-in-the-middle-of-the-aisle-reading kind of shopper before throwing it in your cart? Well if you’re not, you should be; especially when you’re trying to get your kids to eat as healthy as you do.
With the emergence of a New Year there is always self-reflection, and the internal battle on making healthier lifestyle choices. We end to forget all of these things after a few months, but start to revisit them when it gets hotter outside and we have to put on the dreaded swimsuit.
Nutrition during pregnancy is of utmost importance, as most expecting others know, because you are nourishing your baby for delivery and setting him or her up for life. The food choices you make during pregnancy can affect your child’s development, food preferences, immune system, risk for disease and obesity (no pressure , right?!). As much as the raging hormones, at times, can make you want to eat all the junk you can get your hands on, this is not the best decision.
Perhaps you’re training for a physical event, such as an Ironman or a sports competition. Or perhaps you’re simply on a workout kick after showing up to the gym several days in a row. Whatever the reason, you may be considering upping the exercise ante to working out twice a day.
Meal replacement shakes are prevalent in our go, go, go busy world we live. Everyone wants a quick and convenient way to get in some calories, and many ekive this is a key to help them reach their weight loss goals. There are some pros and cons to meal replacement shakes or bars.
I’m about to get real personal...you don't have to answer out loud, but think about this question: do you ever have gas? Like rumble- in-your-tummy, trying-to hold-it-in-but-it’s-really-uncomfortable gas? Even if you said no, I know you’re lying! We've all been there.
There’s a specific part of your body that you might be neglecting… and it’s probably not what you think! I’m talking about your gut; not that part that hangs over your swimsuit, I mean your innards, your tummy, your gut health! A highly marketable area these days in the supplement ails at the grocery store, probiotics are all the rage.