Gym Speak: What Is The Trainer Saying?

It is January. And you are in the gym, working with a trainer on your resolution. But she is uttering phrases you do not understand. Click here for a terminology primer.

http://blog.myfitnesspal.com/common-instructor-trainer-cues-decoded/

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Muddling Through The Nutrition Mire

With so much information swirling about regarding the “proper” nutrition, it is often difficult to know what guidance to follow and what guidance to ignore. My advice: stop listening to Gym Bro at your fitness center about more protein and low carbs. Instead, visit this website for some sound information.

https://health.gov/news/dietary-guidelines-digital-press-kit/2016/01/top-10-things-you-need-to-know/

New Year, Healthy Kids

Research continues to show the direct benefit of exercise for our children’s physical and mental well-being. Exercise reduces childhood obesity and increases academic performance, according to study after study. Check out this link for summaries of 2 research projects which support this concept.

Exercise and Children: Better Brain Health, Less Obesity, Less Stress

Hydration For Wellness

Many people dislike drinking water. But water is vital to our health and well-being. And it is one of the most neglected nutrients in modern nutrition plans. Check out this short article for more details.

https://www.livescience.com/38553-staying-hydrated-in-the-heat.html