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Sunday
Oct112015

How to Optimize Exercise for Better Body Composition

Transforming your body is no easy task. The food shopping, meal prep, meal timing and food tracking can be more tiresome than the workouts for many – not to mention the right supplements, strict sleep habits, and careful avoidance of tempting social pressures. 

But what about those workouts? 

Raise your hand if you’re exercising regularly but seeing little or no changes in your body composition. Let me tell you that I’ve been there too. 

No doubt, achieving and maintaining optimal body composition is a huge endeavor. It requires walking that fine line between metabolic and mechanical stress (appropriately challenging workouts) and adequate recovery (nourishment, rest and recovery activity). 

The major positive here is you’ve already got time set aside for exercise. That’s often half the battle. Now let’s talk about optimizing your gym time - and your body comp transformation!

 

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Sunday
Oct052014

What Does It Mean to “Age Well”? 

What images or scenarios come to mind when you think of "aging well"? 

Each of us grows older processing the examples of our family members as well as the societal messages we absorb about life in our later decades.

What are the messages you've received? 

Perhaps you're young enough that the concept of "aging" feels, as yet, irrelevant. Maybe you're old enough that you feel your fate is already sealed. 

Regardless of age, it's important to understand what really influences our continued vitality throughout our lifetimes. Check out these reality checks and practical takeaways for healthy living across the decades.

 

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