Reportedly, 80% of Americans eat fast food. Wow. My advice simply put? Don’t. Some of my suggestions: do the ‘fast food’ salad and food bar at Whole Foods instead, or order ahead from Veggie Grill, or bring healthy leftovers from home. When you do this, notice how good it feels to truly take care of yourself.
Here’s a quick, delicious breakfast idea that is one of my favs: nonfat goat milk yogurt, Lavva yogurt, organic strawberries and blackberries, ground flax seed. The nutrients of the flax are better absorbed ground. Takes a minute to make and is packed with protein, complex carbs and limited saturated fats.
Remember, it’s very trendy right now to go low on carbs, but you may miss out on valuable fuel (complex carbs provide that) and valuable fiber (ditto). This very lo-carb trend I believe originated with fast food-type carbs. Don’t avoid them. Enjoy them.. the high quality carbs!
I’ve been training Don for 12 years. His orthopedic doctor took 4 X-rays yesterday to check the I integrity of his right knee and found that it was strong and stable. He also said ‘keep doing what you’re doing and stick with her’. I knew we were on the right track. Great news! That makes me so happy.
Brrrr.. it’s a chilly breeze in here today.. had to warm up before my weight workout @area44fitness Love to live in my coolies all day🌊 @coolie_surf . . #weighttraining #becauseisaidiwould #believeinyourself #stayyoung #stayfit #stayfocused #elsegundo #manhattanbeach #hermosabeach #redondobeach #playavista 💃
Great article. I would add:
-the first part of a squat is a shifting backwards of the hips
-keep your weight in your heels and outsides of your feet
-hold abdominals tight to keep the chest lifted
I work with so many clients in regaining their ability to squat but not necessarily all clients can squat to the floor. That’s ok. We will work around any limitations.
My secret 😳cupboard (I hide this stuff from myself): homemade cookies (thanks @smzeljak), brownies (thanks ES HS girls💃), 1/2 chocolate chip scone, 1/2 poppy seed muffin. I eat 1/2 at a time. The vanilla and cinnamon go in the whipped cream (little Bodum whipper there next to containers of coffee and green tea) for my coffee. Second pic: what I don’t hide. (+usually strawberries). One of my #mindgames in staying healthy. Try it! Let me know how it goes… . . @yourworldtrainer for #travelerswhotrain🏃🏼♀️💪🏻 #personaltrainer #fitnessmotivation #fitness #weightlossjourney #deliciousfood #healthyfood #wholefoods #sweettooth #sweetoothsatisfied #noforbiddenfoods #elsegundo #manhattanbeach #hermosabeach #redondobeach #playavista #losangeles #boston #sanfrancisco #chicago @best.of.la 💃🌊