14 NUTRITION HACKS FOR HEALTHY EATING OUT

Posted by Dejan Stojadinovic on Jul 13, 2018 2:44:13 AM

With so many responsibilities and not enough time, sometimes eating out seems like the most reasonable option for fueling up. Unfortunately, restaurant dishes are often loaded with calories, as well as the saturated fat, sodium and sugar that make these meals taste so good. Indulging in these large, frequent meals can be costly in terms of time, money and nutrition. Even the seemingly “healthier” options are still generally higher in sodium, sugar, and saturated fat than a packed lunch or a meal eaten at home.

 

Still, eating out has become so normalized in our culture that many people dine out daily at lunchtime and 2-3 times per week for dinner, so it’s important to know how to be smart about it. Here are 14 strategies to try when eating out, as well as some of the healthier selections from eight of the most popular types of cuisine.

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Topics: healthy dining, Nutrition, fast food, Uncategorised

THREE QUICK WORKOUTS TO KEEP YOU FIT ON HOLIDAY

Posted by Dejan Stojadinovic on Jul 13, 2018 2:08:56 AM

It’s summer holiday time and you’re ready for a road trip!  By choosing to take the road less travelled perhaps you haven’t mapped out the fitness facilities on the way to your destination. Before you drive away and leave your fitness routine by the door, consider these three Optimum Performance Training™ (OPT™) workouts that you can do almost anywhere. We promise the equipment won’t take up too much space in your car’s trunk or time off the road.

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GET YOUR CLIENTS BEACH READY WITH THESE WEIGHT LOSS STRATEGIES

Posted by Dejan Stojadinovic on Jul 13, 2018 1:14:54 AM

It’s been said we have more food than any other country in the world and more diets to keep them from it. Diet and fitness trends come and go. Currently we are in a low-carb/high-fat craze, yet for many years it was high-carb/low-fat.As a healthcare provider, personal trainer and sports nutritionist, I see many people who are seeking advice on how to lose weight, either to deal with the comorbidities of obesity and/or to feel better about their bodies.

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Topics: Fitness, weight, weight loss, Uncategorised

IS CREATINE DANGEROUS? HERE'S WHAT THE RESEARCH SAYS

Posted by Dejan Stojadinovic on Jul 12, 2018 9:30:03 AM

Over the last 10-plus years, there probably has not been a supplement more popular or one researched more often than creatine monohydrate. Creatine has found its place among bodybuilders, fitness enthusiasts, and athletes looking for improvements in strength, muscle hypertrophy, and athletic performance. This article will provide a brief review of the literature describing the role of creatine during activity and the health effects of creatine supplementation for apparently healthy individuals cleared by a physician. Additionally, this article will address which physical activities might benefit from creatine supplementation and which activities might have a negligible effect, or possibly worsen, with creatine supplementation.

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Topics: creatine, Supplements, performance, Uncategorised

WHY DO PERSONAL TRAINERS NEED INSURANCE? INSURE4SPORT EXPLAINS

Posted by Dejan Stojadinovic on Jul 2, 2018 1:24:56 AM

As a successful personal trainer, you’ll be doing everything you can to ensure that you, your clients and any employees you have are safe during sessions. However, even when taking the utmost care and attention, accidents can still happen.

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Topics: personal trainer, Advice, insurance

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