It is Monday morning. It's is a great day to get out to the grocery, pick up some foods and prepare some meals for this week. If you think this will help you get on track, I recommend doing this today or maybe on sunday if you are pretty busy during week days. I prefer to cook extra food at lunch time and then take the left overs for dinners. Whatever works better for you.
Here is a weight loss secret you should never forget .... "there are no magic secrets. Stop eating garbage and get off your ass"
Talking about food, a calorie is a unit of energy that food supplies to your body. But when we talk about physical activity, a calorie is a measure of the energy that your body uses in performing an activity. Energy balance is like a scale. To remain in balance and maintain your body weight, the calories you get from foods must be balanced by the calories you use in normal body functions and physical activity. If you eat more calories than you use, you gain weight. If you burn up more calories than you eat, you lose weight.
To find out if you're at a healthy weight for your height, first is to find out your Body Mass Index (BMI) and read the recommended BMI categories for adults. Second it would be to reach the ideal healthy weight forever.
But the question is...
what is the right fitness-diet balance to be fit and healthy?
The 30/70 ratio of work out to nutrition is something than myself and many other collegues would recommend for a true percentage breakdown of the importance each factor plays in maximizing your results. Not to mention an adequate rest/sleep ratio is also essential. Any workout program is not complete if you do not incorporate a structured nutritional program into it. If you want to maximize the results of your workout program then you must have a proper nutritional balance that goes along with it. Regardless of your reasons for training, you will not reap the full rewards from your workouts if you are not eating well because .....
"there is no way you can workout a bad nutrition"
First edited: 1st Jan 2015
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