If you are like many people, the arrival of the New Year sparks the desire to make positive changes in your life. Improving diet and wellness is a common New Year’s goal for most, but the problem is that many of these goals quickly fall by the wayside come February or March, ending in frustration and disappointment.
Seems like yesterday we were all celebrating the arrival of long summer days full of fun and sun. Now, the school year has crept back up on us! As the last summer sunsets ease us into autumn, it's time to make a plan for meeting a new school schedule head on.
Whether your goal is to lose weight or build muscle, when you eat is every bit as important as what you eat. For either goal to succeed, you must control the amount of calories you consume while simultaneously maximizing your intake of protein and other key nutrients. The timing of your meals and snacks affects your ability to manage what you eat. The following guide will help you determine both what you should be eating to gain muscle or lose weight and when to eat it:
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:
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.