Health & Well-being

Simple Lessons in Health

You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.

  • Just because something is labeled sugar-free does not mean it’s healthy. They will be loaded with artificial sweeteners instead which maybe even worse for you.
  • Just because something is labeled gluten-free does not mean it’s healthy. Don’t fall for sneaky food marketing!
  • Counting calories is a great tool to use as training wheels to learn more about diet and nutrition— but not something you should obsess over.
  • Egg whites are low-calorie and packed with protein but the yolk is really where it’s at. Don’t be afraid of whole eggs! They taste better anyway.
  • If you don’t like something, stop doing it.
  • The best kind of cardio is one that doesn’t seem like a workout.
  • Your body burns calories simply to exist. If you aren’t meeting your daily caloric needs, you could slow down your metabolism and deprive your body of essential nutrients.
  • Calculating your BMR is the first step to weight loss. Second step is adding a calorie deficit to your diet.

Being disciplined won’t get you long-lasting results. Building habits will.

  • Aim for small accomplishments (eating breakfast everyday) over fast results (fasting & P90x).
  • Talking to yourself and having a positive mindset is scientifically proven to work.
  • Recovery is a part of being fit and healthy as much as diet and exercise.
  • Your foam-roller, massage therapist and physiotherapist is your best friend.
  • Being fit is simply awesome.

I’m not telling you it’s going to be easy, I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it.

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