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Adopting healthy eating habits takes practice and a sound strategy. Eating is one of the few choices you have to make every day. Choose plant based foods with a high nutrient content grown in clean well tended nutrient rich soil. Choose animal based foods from your local sustainable farmers that...
A classic food craving. Go ahead satisfy it. Try to be at least aware of the amount of calories it took to satisfy your craving and move on. Now start paying attention to how long you can go without getting your next craving for sugary and/or salty foods and start using some of the other advice here
As you try to remove the barriers that are keeping you from reaching your health and fitness goals your commitment to eating a nutrient dense diet doesn’t have to be limited by budget. Start with a solid strategy that has you obtaining the maximum amount of nutrients from the amount of food you eat
Resistance training is just what the name implies, working your body against resistance. There are so many ways to do this and so many reasons why you should. Your next question should be how, where, when, why and for how long should I engage in resistance training. You may not get a short answer.
Staying motivated while dieting is quite a challenge. I stopped calling it hard or frustrating (which it certainly can be) and now go with challenging. I know it seems like a minor difference but this endeavor is largely mental. I think you first need to really identify what you are trying to
First we would have to know how you are defining effective. Does your water activity burn as many calories as walking? Does it add more or less muscle density? Does it do more for overall cardio conditioning?I rarely find an instance where one activity is “better” than another. Cross training your..