FITNESS AND EXERCISE TIPS

STRETCH THOSE CALF MUSCLES

Do you suffer from cramps in your calves? Discomfort when you walk? Pain and tightness in your feet? These are all signs of having tight calf muscles. Take the time to stretch your calf muscles and you can avoid these issues or fix them. 

PROTEIN FOR POWER

Protein is one of the essential nutrients that our body needs and some of us aren't getting enough. Every cell in your body contains protein. Some hormones and enzymes require protein to work properly. Your immune system uses specialized protein antibodies to combat foreign invaders. Long story short make sure you're eating enough, whether it's meat or plant based.

Consult your dr for your recommended amount. 


My nutritionist says that .8 - 1 gram per killogram of weight for healthy individuals each day.

I.E. (195/2.2)= 89  (89 x .08)=72 

       (195/2.2)=89   (89 x 1)=89

I need to consume 72 - 89 grams per day. 

BE HAPPY, NO CORE BACK PROBLEMS!

The truth is the vast majority of us will experience some type of lower back pain in our lifetime. We can help to prevent this by maintaining a strong core and good posture. Make sure and perform your "core exercises" every other day. These can be focused on the abs and muscles surrounding your spine. Doing these exercises will stregthen your core and help to lessen the chances of injury.


The next step is your posture. Practice good posture every day. Chest out and shoulders back will help to keep your spine in alignment. When we slouch we put strain on the muscles in our lower back by changing where the load is. Practice these two things and see your back issues due to muscle weakness and posture start to fade away.