I started off at 143Lbs… and after finding out I was pregnant with my first child in 2011 I was told “oh eat double everything!” and me being 15, well, I didn’t know any better, so I did. I gained 87.3 lbs through the course of my pregnancy. After he was born in July I triedaaa
This concept is properly known as “The Principle of Specificity: The SAID Principle”. SAID= Specific Adaptation to Imposed Demands… I know, quite the mouthful! Basically, this means that the body will specifically adapt to the type of demand placed on it- so if you constantly lift heavy, you will produce higher levels of maximal strength whereas another person who consistently lifts lighter weight at higher reps will produce higher levels of muscular endurance.
Summer is JUST around the corner, ladies!! Who’s excited or has big plans? I know I will be busy with celebrating holidays, traveling around to visit family, and of course multiple visits to the beach!
It is time to get our fitness and nutrition on point so that we can not only look our best in our swimsuits and summer gear, but so we can feel our best, too. The best way to go about that is good ole’ fashioned exercise and mindful eating.
Lucuma Superfood Powder has a natural sweetness… meaning it can fix that sweet tooth craving and is great for replacing artificial sugars and sweeteners! Known as the “Gold of the Incas”, MRMs Lucuma fruit powder contains many nutrients including beta-carotene, iron, zinc, vitamin B3, calcium and protein.
Eating healthy is commonly seen as a really difficult task- something that you need to work and suffer through. Why is that? It’s not like we’re born craving candy and cakes and loads of salty chips. We’re born with our body extremely fine tuned to crave and absorb the nutrients in natural foods- carrots, peas, sweet potato- that’s why baby food is all mashed vegetables! The way we’re raised in this modern day society, dependent on fast food and instant gratification, has wreaked havoc on the way we see food.
A few months ago, I started with the Institute of Integrative Nutrition to become an Integrative Health Coach. Immediately, I felt connected with this school as the first lesson introduced was about Primary Food. When I read the heading of the unit, I figured this was going to be all about fruits and vegetables, the “primary” foods we should be eating no matter which diet we follow. Boy was I wrong. Primary Food as discussed with IIN is about the activities, experiences, and relationships that fill our lives.
Our Probiotic Booster is there for just that, boosting your probiotics up a notch! Really, what this does is set your gut up to receive good bacteria and help it grow faster and better while destroying the bad bacteria cells.
I often get asked “How can I lose my mommy pooch?” Well, I can certainly tell you that it does not happen overnight, but it IS possible. Along with a clean diet and consistent exercise, you will get there.
Ahhh the Peruvian “super” seed. Why “super” you ask? Well, how about the fact that the seed is a complete protein containing all beneficial fatty acids, vitamin E, as well as fibre?! I think that’s pretty super. Personally, to me, it’s just the best peanut powder out there even though it actually isn’t peanut!
Turmeric is not only a delicious spice, but it is also a superfood! Not many people know much about turmeric except that it tastes great and makes for a delicious curry. Here are some health benefits you should be privy to….