Intermittent fasting (IF) is a dietary regimen that involves eating or fasting on a schedule. During the feeding period, people can eat whatever they want. During the fasting period, there is a total absence of calories and eating. People who do IF might: eat only every other day. eat for a some hours in the
Onto the big question: Is Paleo right for you? Let’s look at the pros and cons. Pros Cons Paleo is high in whole, natural, foods. Lean meats, vegetables, fruits, nuts, and seeds are nutrient-dense, which have countless amazing health benefits! This can be a huge improvement from the traditional Western diet, especially if you’re used
If you are trying to reduce snacking, there are a lot of different approaches you can take. The “best” strategy varies, because it depends on why you are snacking. Are you bored? Are you stressed? Or, are you just really hungry? A good place to start figuring out the cause of your snacking is to
THE MYTH: Vegetarians can’t get as much protein from their diet as meat eaters. THE TRUTH: A lot of vegetarian foods have enough protein to keep you healthy, full, and physically fit! Even a competitive vegetarian athlete can get enough protein in their diet to support an active lifestyle. Although, being vegetarian does not imply
Another way to maximize your gains during quarantine is to properly refuel! Within 1-2 hours of working out, prepare yourself a meal or large snack. Focus on eating carbohydrates and protein. The carbohydrates you eat will help replace the glycogen (a.k.a. your body’s glucose storage and a key energy source) that your muscles just used
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