If New Year’s is the time to set bold new fitness goals, February is the make or breaking point. Even the most committed fitness enthusiasts often have trouble keeping their exercise resolutions. To break this cycle and stay fit throughout the year, you must:
Valentine’s Day is all about showing your love for the people you care about most. Nothing shows your love more clearly than focusing on your favorite people’s health! Whether you’re spending it with your spouse of 20+ years or your best friend, an eye toward good nutrition and fitness tells your loved one that you hope they will be around to share your life for many years to come.
Good nutrition has gone high tech! Modern technology has made tracking your progress towards better health and fitness as easy as playing with your smartphone. Fitness tracker apps now give you the power to collect valuable data on your food consumption, your calorie counts, and your exercise routine while offering advice on how to further improve.
If you have resolved to make 2017 the year that you get physically fit, you need a solid game plan to achieve that goal. So often, most people start out thinking they will go to the gym, eat some salad and expect to see fast results. The problem is that getting fit isn’t necessarily that simple, and many can get bored with their workouts, feel deprived of their favorite foods, frustrated they aren’t seeing immediate results, or all of the above. This causes many people throw in the towel and maybe think about retrying once the next New Year rolls around. This year, instead of giving up, try a different approach by adding HIIT to your workout and still “have your cake and eat it too” (in moderation, of course).
Between Friendsgivings, cheerful yuletide gatherings, and New Year’s Eve extravaganzas, the holidays are a gauntlet of temptation for those interested in eating healthy and staying fit. Maintaining good habits while surrounded by treats takes planning, willpower, and a dose of stubborn diligence.
From a healthier heart to more muscle mass to a thinner waistline, there's no shortage of benefits to a protein-rich diet. Protein consumption is especially important to maintain during Thanksgiving, when pie, mashed potatoes, and stuffing often crowd out healthier food options. It is always possible to avoid temptation and stay healthy, but you are unlikely to succeed unless you plan ahead. The following tips will help you prepare for the holidays and maintain a high-protein diet no matter the season:
Although people usually associate protein with mass and muscle gain, it is really a universal fitness necessity. Protein can assist with shedding pounds by fueling fat burning and curbing appetites. Many people seek nutritional advice once something has already gone wrong: they feel fatigued, their muscles are repairing slowly, they aren’t building the lean muscle they could be, etc. Jax Nutrition aims to prevent workout dead-ends. By helping you be a more discerning consumer and by providing you with the best quality protein supplements on the market, Jax Nutrition will help you get the results you seek.
Ah, summertime. Summer entertaining, traveling, and summer nights…. who doesn’t love summer? Summer is a great time of year, but summer often leads to unhealthy eating, sleeping less, and fewer workouts. Once school time rolls around we are all craving more structure and routine.
It’s important to get your kiddos back into a routine, but it can be even more crucial for you to get back into a routine. Planning ahead and organization is key to hectic weekdays. From sleep schedules, introducing a new workout routine, to meal planning, we wanted to compile a list of routines to introduce this school year that will help your mind, body, soul... and sanity.
The more you plan and schedule the more likely you will follow through with your new routine.
Work toward the body you envision yourself having doesn't stop when you fall asleep. Improving your health and physical appearance is a 24-hour process, and understanding that your body does important work while you rest is one of the keys to more efficient progress toward your physical fitness goals. How you act on that knowledge can have a significant impact on your goals as well.
Let’s face it; there is a lot of talk about how much protein you need in your diet to keep your body strong and healthy. According to the United States Recommended Daily Allowance (USRDA), the recommended amount of for the average adult is 0.8 grams per kilogram of body weight daily. The problem with this recommended amount is that it doesn’t take into account the daily nutritional needs of the physically active adult according to a report published by the National Institutes of Health.