Fitness Journey

Things that I have noticed in my fitness journey: 3 Reasons why the Preacher Curl creates imbalances. Reason #1: over-shortening or lengthening muscles that support your shoulder while lifting-weight. Reason #2: Only working one muscle and one joint, so the metabolic effect is very low. Reason #3: You’re training your muscles to be strong with a very forward shoulder and shortened pec position, creating a body imbalance. The posture you lift in is the posture ...(Read More)

Fitness Journey

Things that I have noticed in my fitness journey: 3 Reasons why the Leg Extension Machine creates imbalances. Reason #1: sitting while exercising your quads, rather than using them to get up and down is hard on joints, and the wrong way to train your quadriceps. I prefer open chain exercises vs. closed chain exercises. Example: A series of lunges would be a better way to train your quadriceps. Reason #2: Only working one muscle ...(Read More)

Fitness Journey:

Somethings that I have noticed on my health and fitness journey: 3 reasons why the Leg Curl Machine can be absolutely horrible: Reason #1 Almost impossible not to arch your back and train the wrong area of your hamstring, with a lot of pressure on your spinal discs. (your laying on your abs, this is not an ideal position for training) Reason #2 You’re working the wrong part of your hamstrings (your lower hamstring not ...(Read More)

Does young wheat grass contain gluten?

One of my clients that has been in my Health Coaching Program for 8 years voiced a concern over wheat grass juice being gluten free. So, I wanted to take a moment to share some light on the subject with all of my blog followers. Does Wheatgrass Contain Gluten? Some people become sick when they consume the elastic protein in wheat, barley and rye called gluten. Celiac disease causes a multitude of symptoms including gastrointestinal ...(Read More)

Flat Belly Stop Eating This Protein

The gliadin protein in wheat is an opiate and highly addictive. Eat a slice of healthy whole grain wheat bread, and your blood sugar and insulin go sky-high. This in turn stimulates the growth of belly fat and increases inflammation. Gluten is a protein that forms in foods when two other proteins, gliadin and gluten combine. Foods containing gluten and gliadin proteins include wheat, barley and rye, and grains related to these such as spelt ...(Read More)

Amazing systemic enzymes that we begin losing after age 20…

Systemic enzymes are amazing. In fact, you might call them extraordinary, since they provide systemic health benefits. For those of us starting a new health regimen for the New Year, that’s exceptionally good news. As review, enzymes are proteins catalyzing every bodily chemical action. There are over 3,000 bodily enzymes—most of them proteolytic, or protein-eating, enzymes—and fall into three kinds of enzymes: food, digestive and metabolic/systemic enzymes. Food enzymes come from foods, particularly raw foods with their ...(Read More)

How to choose the best shoe for your sport.

If the Shoe Fits How to choose the best shoe for your sport. When it comes to workout equipment, you may be surprised that your most important item is not an iPod, digital pedometer, or trendy workout clothes. Top priority is given to what is protecting the bottom of your feet—your shoes. The success of your workout and the health of your legs and feet depend largely on what type of shoe you wear. Make ...(Read More)

5K for beginners be ready for the race

Be ready for the race. Setting goals is a great way to stay motivated in your exercise routine. When you have something attainable to work towards and you can track your progress, you’ll be challenged and more likely to stick with exercise. Your goal may be to lose a certain number of pounds or to lower your blood pressure. Or if you’re a runner, you may enjoy working towards running a race. If you’re new ...(Read More)

McDonald’s drops use of gooey ammonia-based ‘pink slime’ in hamburger meat

See on Scoop.it – Metabolic Health and Wellness Living to 100 and Beyond McDonald’s confirmed that it has eliminated the use of ammonium hydroxide — an ingredient in fertilizers, household cleaners and some roll-your-own explosives —  in its hamburger meat. Glenn Hutchinson‘s insight: This is what you and your family should not eat if you want to live to 100 and beyond. If you think that you are to small to make a difference try sleeping ...(Read More)

EPA Ups Allowable Residue of Monsanto’s Toxic Roundup on Food

See on Scoop.it – Metabolic Health and Wellness Living to 100 and Beyond Regulatory agency raises limits of known endocrine disruptor glysophate in produce and animal feed In a little reported development, the Environmental Protection Agency last week issued a new rule … Glenn Hutchinson‘s insight: A June 2013 study concluded that glyphosate “exerted proliferative effects in human hormone-dependent breast cancer.” An April 2013 study by an MIT scientist concluded that “glyphosate enhances the damaging ...(Read More)