What I Learned About Phytic Acid

I learned something very interesting in my research and the result led me not to avoid phytic acid, but to use it gladly whenever the opportunity arises. After sharing with you a bit more about what phytic acid is I’ll let you know what I found.

Should You be Doing Cardio or Strength Training First?

I get this question a lot when my clients are starting to get serious about seeing results and the answer is based on you. What is your ultimate goal? What is the reason you started on your fitness journey in the first place? Based on your answers to these questions you can determine what the best plan for your cardio routine will be. Let’s dive in to some of the most common reasons for beginning a fitness journey and when you should do cardio based on them. If your goal isn’t listed below, let me know in the comments and I’ll help you address it.

You Decide…

The reason I am sharing this with you now is because it is directly related to our current pandemic situation. So many people have been living in a state of fear and confusion, which is extremely heartbreaking to see. Whether it’s fear from getting sick or fear and confusion as to how the bills are going to be paid; both are very real fears. We do need to come together as a way of understanding both types of fear and frustration with our current situation. How do we do that, though, when both fears need drastically different things to be dispelled? The truth is, you need to make that decision for yourself.

Are You Too Clean?

Having a clean and well maintained living space is important but is there such a thing as too clean? Most experts are finding, yes, your house can be too clean resulting in various issues. What does it mean to be ‘too clean’? What are some of the issues that can arise from being too clean around the house and what can you do to avoid it? I’ll give you my perspective on the issue and also what I do to remedy the dust bunnies, germs and viruses that many of us fear are lurking in plain sight.

The Importance of Flexibility

Most people understand that building and maintaining flexibility is important, but do you know that it’s even more important than a strength training or cardiovascular routine? I hear a lot of fitness trainers, enthusiasts and therapists discuss the benefits of cardiovascular workouts and also strength workouts, but little emphasis is put on the importance of flexibility. Whether is due to the assumption that their clientele already understand flexibility is beneficial, or that they actually believe the other aspects of physical fitness are more important than flexibility, is not what I want to discuss. I want to talk about why, above cardiovascular and strength only workouts, flexibility training is the most beneficial workout regiment for overall health and wellbeing.

The Benefits of Rosemary

If you have the space for an herb garden, or even just a sunny window sill that will support a small pot, I recommend growing some rosemary. It requires little water, very little maintenance, and the harvest yields and benefits are innumerable. Let’s look at just a few of them. High Nutrient Content Before we
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Fish Oil, Health & Immune Function

Is fish oil really beneficial for you and should you be consuming it? Also, what effects does it have on your immune system? Let’s talk a bit ore about the nutrients that are in fish oil which are advertised as beneficial.

The Benefit of Aerobic Exercise

I think we all know that getting our heart rates elevated every day is good for our overall health, but do you know why? We hear the word ‘aerobic’ exercise a lot, but what does it mean and what is its actual benefit to you. Let’s look into what it means to exercise aerobically, what
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What to Do If You Catch the Flu

So, you’ve caught the flu. Now what? You don’t have motivation for anything other than moving from the bed to the sofa and back to the bed again. You’re tired, achy, and just overall miserable. Well, I can’t give you the magic recipe that can cure you, I can let you know how I’ve survived this very thing.

How to Avoid the Flu & Viruses

You can avoid the flu and viruses with the right approach.

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