While you’re working out, you are making muscles work really hard. You are stretching them to make sure you are reaching your fitness goals. Whether you’re up for strength and endurance training or cardio exercises,your body does use up all its energy during a workout. So, it’s important to nourish it with the right nutrition after a good workout.
If you’ve been sweating it out in the gym for months but still can’t see the desired results, poor eating habits could be the culprit. Good nutrition is necessary to give your body the required fuel it needs to last through a rigorous exercise session.
So, what exactly should you be eating before a workout? Why exactly is it important to eat right before a workout? I get a lot of questions about this topic, and in this blog post, I am going to answer all of them so that you can make a whole pre-workout nutrition plan for yourself. Eating right is as important as exercising if you want to achieve your desired fitness goals.
A lot of us turn to food for comfort when we’ve hit a rough patch emotionally or are feeling particularly low. These food cravings, which are triggered by your emotions, often lead us to load up on calories sweets and fatty foods. Emotional eating makes you eat mindlessly and makes you feel as if you have no control over yourself. But here is the good news — you can take control of your eating habits if you understand how the process works. Continue reading “Eating Right: How To Eliminate Emotional Eating”
Music can be an extremely powerful tool for our overall well-being. I’ve already talked about the power of music and how it can be uplifting in our lives, but I also want to emphasize how well it works for children. There is a lot more to music than just rocking babies to sleep with sweet lullabies.
Whether your kid or toddler is learning a new skill or just playing around, exposing them to different kinds of music play an important role in child development. Continue reading “How Can Music Benefit Children?”
Keeping yourself on track to stay focused on your fitness goals can be hard. There are a lot of things to do, too many distractions around and too little time to finish it all. Sounds familiar? Let’s face it, we’ve all been there. But all you need is get yourself up and running requires determination and self discipline. Motivational speeches and talks work for some, but they may seem a little too clichéd for some. Personally, I really think music can do wonders in terms of pumping you up, if you manage to find the right track.
It’s a delight to watch a child’s eyes light up when their favorite song is played. We know they’re loving the beat and swaying to the rhythm, but in the background, it’s also helping with their overall development. We’ve already talked about how music can help children in the previous article, but I want to dig deeper into the subject.
As I have emphasised in my earlier posts, fitness is not a goal but a journey, which one must undertake with focus and discipline. The fifth month of the new year is over and at times the determination that we started with also reduces and so does the frequency to go to the fitness centre. This is also the time of the year, when new year resolutions, which seemed so strong, now seems to waver. Here are five tips which helped me, and would probably help you stay on track :