Health & Fitness
If you could design your dream diet, what would it include? Lots of variety so meals and snacks never get boring? Plenty of treats?
When I was hired to train an actor for an action film, the studio executives would express how important it was to transform their body so they looked like an action hero. That's why I made the decision to utilize the same method of dieting and training I used to win many of my champion body building competitions. Matt Damon and Kevin Spacey were extremely excited to work with me, which made my job a lot easier than it had been with some of my other celebrity clients. I have the actors do weight training in the morning and cardio at night. The purpose of separating the weight training and cardiovascular training for 6 to 9 hours is because weight training causes the body to secrete anabolic hormones (muscle building) and cardiovascular exercises cause the body to secrete catabolic hormones (fat burning).
Satisfy your sweet tooth 1. 1⁄2 medium apple, baked, topped with 1 Tbsp lowfat yogurt sprinkled with cinnamon (45 calories) 2. 1⁄2 small banana, frozen (45 calories) 3. 4 oz unsweetened applesauce sprinkled with cinnamon (49 calories)
Francesco Tonelli for The New York Times FRESH AND FRESHER Clockwise, from top left: tuna, egg, green beans (No. 56); carrots, blueberries, sunflower seeds (7); croutons, tomatoes, mozzarella (42); walnuts, blue cheese, raspberries (49); couscous, oranges, honey (95); strawberries, tomatoes, Parmesan (13). That’s the idea behind the 101 ideas found in this section. In theory, each salad takes 20 minutes or less. Honestly, some may take you a little longer.
A hearty healthy breakfast packed with fiber, vitamins, and nutrients... in a jar (no cooking required)! Now that the weather is warm, almost every weekday morning after the gym I have either a green smoothie or a bowl of berries, topped with some crunchy granola, nuts and chia seeds with a little almond milk. It's my favorite quick breakfast and fills me up. Overnight Oats in a Jar is very popular on Pinterest these days.
Find yourself needing a vitamin boost? Below are the recipes and directions of my five signature colour-free, sugar-free and bpa plastic free alkaline vitamin waters. Enjoy these combinations or get inspired to make your own!!
Chunks of all white meat chicken breasts coated in breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese then baked until golden.
Your fitness goal The first step to designing a resistance training program is establishing your fitness goal. The type and number of exercises, as well as the number of sets and repetitions will differ based on your fitness goal. Table content taken from Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, edited by Thomas Baechle for the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Endurance and Health/Fitness programs are appropriate for inexperienced or currently inactive individuals.
It’s summer time and what better way to cool off than with homemade popsicles!
Abnormal weight gain is rightly associated with unhealthy eating habits.