Have you notice that the older we get, the more and more we move away from proper nutrition? Yes, I’m talking to YOU, the Fitness Over Fifty people!
Think about this, when you go to the doctor and your get blood work readings back, what happens? More often than not, the doctor prescribes some sort of medication because your cholesterol is too high or your this is too that, or you need to do more of this, etc. You get the picture as I’m sure maybe you, or a friend of yours, has experienced this, right?
How would you like to get a step ahead of this just a wee bit? What I mean is, why not do some preventative “stuff” so those readings won’t be so bad? Believe it or not, there are some simple things you can do with your diet to make it so you, maybe, won’t have to visit the doctor as much.
I’m not a nutritionist, but I do know some common sense tricks to help you out.
Oh, and just because I’m writing towards the Fitness Over Fifty crowd, doesn’t mean these tips don’t apply to you! Pay attention!
Here are four of them: Continue reading →
Let’s talk about alcohol and the affects it has on your body (in terms of being healthy and working out). We hear all the time that “alcohol is bad for you” “alcohol makes you gain weight” and stuff like that, right? Well, I’m here to tell you that I’m Italian and drinking wine is part of my culture. Now, the last time I checked, wine was considered alcohol, so yes I drink alcohol. I say that because I don’t believe alcohol, in small amounts, is bad for you. I do believe, though, that excessive amount of alcohol is bad for you.
But today, I’m not going to focus on how much you should or should not drink, but WHEN you should be drinking it (again, in terms of being healthy and working out). How many of us, no matter in what stage you are in your workout cycle, go out to a friend’s party and say “I’ll just drink a little to be social because after all, I’m trying to lose weight and get fit”. Now, there is nothing wrong with this, but do you understand how your body reacts to fuel intake at different times of the day? If not, I’ll give you a brief explanation, which is what this article is all about.
Have you ever felt like you're not as attractive to your mate, your partner, or even just the opposite sex as you used to be? Could it be because you feel your body doesn't look like you would like it to "in the bedroom", so to speak? Maybe you just plain don't feel as sexy as you used to, hum?
Do your "sexy bedroom clothes" stay in the draw and may be replaced by the "these will be ok" clothes?
If you've ever been fit and healthy, you already know that's one of the keys to BEING a bit more sexy, if you will. Not only that, but being fit and healthy makes you feel more alive and more wanting to do something, which really makes you're partner happy as well. *wink*
So, I'll tell you what, let me see if I can help you get that feeling back by taking a few simple steps in the health and fitness department, ok?