So how do you do it? Body mass index or BMI, is the standard measurement which gives you the relationship between weight and height. But it does not give you any information about what your weight is made up of. You need to know your body composition i.e. what your body is made up […]
The In-Sync weight loss diet plan will help you to become lighter, healthier and more confident. If you’ve followed weight loss diet plans before with little success, or if you’ve found yourself putting on weight again after a previous diet, then this is for you. Try this natural, evolutionary diet for a healthier you. The […]
Being hungry is a lack of energy. But this is just a sign that we need to move around and start foraging. Most of us do not even feel hungry when we have breakfast, it is just something we feel we should do to keep us going. Often if we eat at this time, it can lead to a large amount of a hormone called insulin being released to deal with the glucose from the food we are eating. This may be followed by a corresponding blood sugar dip as glucose is packed away in the cells.
We are told that we should eat before a workout because if we are hungry, we won’t have enough energy to move. But is this really the case? Your genes belong to an era 50 000 years ago which was a time when your ancient ancestors did not have the luxury of food availability – hunger was a signal to move and find food.
A fit body is for life, not just the beach. If you have ever embarked on a dramatic weight loss diet to prepare for your beach holiday, you will know how difficult it is to keep that weight off. Once you are away, you allow yourself to indulge. When you come back you find that the weight has come creeping back. It feels completely unfair but when you look at what happens to your body on a ‘get skinny quickly’ programme, you will understand a fit body is for life, not just the beach.
You have been working hard getting bikini-ready by losing weight and you don’t want to succumb to bad habits whilst you are away or come back with an extra tyre around your middle. The good news is there is plenty you can do to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle and still enjoy your hard earned holiday.