Thursday, June 26, 2014

Fitness Friday-Articles of the Week

Want to know what the number one problem is that most people face?
At the first sign of struggle or first sign when things get hard, or the results aren't what you expected right away, people jump ship and switch to something new.  No other place is this evident than with nutrition. People start one plan, maybe it's actually eating healthy, and when the results don't come instantaneous, its time to bail and find something new.  They never actually gave the first plan a chance. Remember there are no shortcuts, at times you're going to have be a little persistent.  
Why We Fail!

Speaking of mistakes, women tend to make the most mistakes when it comes to nutrition.  Most commonly, over thinking everything.  They tend to go to extremes with choices, go to plans they see on TV or celebrities endorse, and reach for "healthy" snack bars.  This isn't an attack on women, but in general they tend to get sucked into quick fixes, and putting to much thinking into everything they do and eat. 
10 Mistakes Women Make

There is a lot of misinformation out there and it is easy to get confused.  With so many buzzwords floating out there, it's hard to figure out what to eat, what not to eat.  Check out the 8 worst offenders.  "Detox" is my favorite on the list as there is NO need to detox.
8 Things Nutrition Experts Wish You Would Stop Saying About Food

Fruits and vegetables are super important to ones nutrition plan.  You see, they are full of phytonutrients that help keep us healthy.  These can impact everything from hormonal status, to disease risk, to your ability to fight off colds.
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