How goes it? Robert here with a little post I got to thinking about during my morning session today. This isn't your typical list of the physical weight training positives but some additional benefits we may overlook.
The great thing here- is how weight training's benefits can be applied to every other aspect of your life. Let's get to them!
1. Weight training teaches you that nothing beats hard work, and that there are no short cuts, 21/90-day fixes or magic pills- for anything in life. You simply keep the effort cranked up for the long haul.
2. Goal setting. Weight training shows you what it means to be persistent and committed to putting in the work to achieve it.
3. Much more powerful than drinking or any other sort of crutch, weight training is healthy therapy that helps you literally "train out" your stress while improving your life on multiple fronts.
4. You can train alone; don't need another person to challenge yourself although training partners are great. The weights constantly push you back (especially if you keep gunning for more).
5. Weight training teaches you all about accountability. If you you don't get in the gym and put out on a regular basis only you are to blame for your fitness goals not being met, or any other goal for that matter.
6. Lifting weights can help keep you prepared for life's hurdles we all experience every day- like changing a tire or mentally focusing on a challenging issue.
7. Constant improvement. Weight training shows you how to consistently chip away at a goal and improve in implements rather than focusing on being perfect all the time. That's just not realistic for anyone.
8. Competition- with yourself. Weight training challenges you to compete against yourself and improve each time you pick up a weight.
9. Weight training allows you to take better care of others, because it's making you the strongest version of yourself to be there for them.
10. Failure. In weight training, training to failure brings the best results. Just as in life, failing is essential for growth .
There's a quick list for now. I probably forgot a few but I will add them to the list as I think of them. Do me a favor and do the same in the comment section! Thanks for reading.
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The economy isn't handing out very many freebies these days; the internet is where it's at. I'm in the fitness niche by profession but it's all played by the same rules online- and I want to show you something real; I mean this program can change lives (keep reading);)
Besides how to get stronger or get a six pack, I get many questions about how to get started selling a product or your information on the internet. The cool thing is, anyone can do it! Never before has getting your message heard all over the world been easier. A business on the internet can can get your product or service to the masses; globally.
Hey, it's pretty cool because if you set it up right and you follow simple steps laid our for you, you can actually help countless people and make money at home in your sleep (a great reason in and of itself). It's just gotten easier for people to go global on the internet lately and that's a great thing in most cases.
Many folks however still think it's just too technical or expensive to get started but that's just not true these days. Much of the software now is set up in a turn-key fashion, making it easy for just about anyone to set up an online shop if they have an idea or product. Plus, it's just easier to learn and support is much improved. You see, running an internet business is like anything else, you grow as you go and everyone starts somewhere!
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To your future business success,
There is an abundance of great information all over the internet about coconut oil you can read but take it from me: Since I have been getting my steady dose of it daily I have felt better, had more energy, less joint pain, gotten leaner and look better (at least that’s what my friends have said). My skin has even improved now that I think of it; less dry, less age/sun spots, irritated, etc.
It's one of the nutritional "super fats" I cover in-depth in my full online training program UBAA.
Crazy health benefits qualify this stuff as one of the super-foods in my book and here’s the short list of reasons why: weight loss, brain function, antimicrobial, antifungal, hair care, skin care (fights rashes of all kinds), stress relief, maintaining cholesterol levels, increased immunity, proper digestion and metabolism, tooth decay prevention, relief from kidney problems and heart disease.
It’s easy to see how coconut oil is an anti-aging miracle food with a short list like that.
So how does coconut oil give us such amazing health benefits? These benefits can be traced to the presence of lauric acid, capric acid and caprylic acids- which are healthy saturated fats but the exact mechanism of how it can do what it does for us is still a mystery. Lauric acid makes up more than 40% of these healthy fats. These are the kinds of fats that help decrease inflammation of all kinds in our body- cancer included.
Coconut oil is made of more than 90% saturated fats. But the fats in coconut oils aren’t the kinds of fats that make you fat, they actually help you get leaner and more healthy! The remaining percents come from unsaturated fats, which are also great for you.
Heck, you can even just rub it on your skin as one of the best lotions you'll every use- talk about virsatile!
You can add it to just about anything you want to make the food more healthy- for example put a melted teaspoon in your soup, mix it with honey, sauté meats and veggies with it, the list is limitless with creative ways you could consume it in your daily diet. Of course, don't cut out other nutrients completely but work in the coconut oil to supplement your diet here and there.
If you don’t already have some, I highly recommend you get it. I have a relationship with the great health food company VITACOST and they have allowed me to offer my subscribers great PROMO-CODE savings on their top-grade extra virgin coconut oil- here's a picture of the actual jar; just click on the picture to pick up your jar at their official online store:
This is a bigger size container at 54 oz but at that price it’s an absolute steal. They also have smaller sizes if you want to try it out first but you will see how great that price is when most 14oz jars are $8.00 to $10.00 on average. They even offer free shipping on tickets over $25 and % off coupon codes on various items, so check back often. They have a HUGE selection and some of the best pricing anywhere.
So check it out, pick up your jar and start reaping the benefits of this amazing food right now, you will be glad you did. Also, I want to learn from you! Post your recipes and ideas on how you used your coconut oil! You’ll see that this stuff knows no bounds as far as ways to use it.
Scoop it up or slather it on to give your body some anti-aging super nutrition!
Scoop it up or slather it on to give your body some anti-aging super nutrition!
To your health and longevity,
“Detox” diets- can they really work to remove toxins and shed pounds? Yes and no; but mostly no. In short, they won't get you anywhere for the long term. You can lose some fast weight, but as you will read here it's the wrong kind of weight lost in the wrong way. I know, it's a place to start and the weight can and has fallen off for some individuals. But for most of us, it is just too extreme and unrealistic.
Most people hate the notion of dieting; myself included. I have always been a proponent of eating what you want and enjoying your taste buds within reason and that usually means taking a few “cheat meals” throughout the week here and there (see previous posts).
Yes, those cheat meals usually contain all sorts of toxins that can slowly kill us..but I don’t care I eat them anyway. Why? Because the foods I eat close to 75% of the time would be classified as detoxifying foods anyway. Let’s be realistic here guys: What you put in your body for 3, 7 or even 30 days straight will NOT make up for what you put in it for 365 days of the year so don’t kid yourself.
So what about these goofy detox diets and liquid starvation methods? Are they all fad? First, don't get me all wrong here: I like some shakes and/or juiced fruit and veggies- I have them often. I just don't have them exclusively as my meal plan but I do supplement them to my regular diet of fresh, unprocessed whole foods.
While the whole idea of detoxifying your body of processed crap from the all-too-popular S.A.D. diet (Standard American Diet) is a great one, to do so resorting to just some liquid miracle potion for any extended amount of time is not the best idea and can actually rob your body of vital nutrients and energy.
For starters, all this weight that some claim to lose is mainly water/salt weight which comes back after you begin eating normally- even with the right natural foods. Secondly, since there are virtually no calories to speak of with these extreme diets, there is no possible way for you to function optimally- mind or body. We all need calories to perform at our best. How are you supposed to be active running on just fluid?
The lack of protein and calories from these starvation detox plans actually starves the good tissues we should be striving to keep and that tissue is muscle. If you have followed anything I have filmed for YouTube or written here, you know that muscle is anabolically active and this means it will burn calories stored as fat no matter what you are doing- even sleeping so why would you want to rob their ability to burn fat for you?
What about the detox portion of these diets? Your liver, kidneys, intestines, lungs, skin, blood and lymphatic systems already naturally do the job of detoxifying your body every day anyway. Side effects of detox diets can include dehydration, fatigue, bad breathe, constipation, dizziness and nausea- sounds fun right? Look we don’t need to starve our system just because some malnourished tree-hugger in your yoga class told you it’s necessary (yoga is cool btw).
It takes about 3-4 days for your body to fully digest and dispose of the solid foods you put into it. So, if you try the new liquid detox potion of the month, you can expect to keep evacuating your bowls- which brings me to the next point.
Some of the weight you lose will inevitably be solid waste so by the time you get to the fourth or fifth day, you’ll be a few pounds lighter just from not replacing your gut with solid food to digest; and this, like the water weight lost will COME BACK when you begin to eat solid food again (and you will). The only difference is you will hopefully not be eating steady helpings of the S.A.D. diet anymore.
So what is an easier, healthier and more realistic method? I thought you’d never ask. Simple, just slowly transition things around. Meaning, instead of your steady diet of processed fun foods that you know are bad for you, start to replace them with more healthy alternatives. Of course, you can still enjoy your pizza or whatever junk foods you like, just not all the time. Before you know it, you will have almost phased out the bad stuff from your diet completely (except for those fun cheat days).
Start educating yourself on the countless simple ways to make your food intake alkaline instead of acidic- this is golden and a great way to "detox" without resorting to an extreme starvation diet.
How do you get alkaline? Stay away from processed/fast foods all together and starting eating more veggies and "clean" proteins as close to their natural state as possible. Throw some proper training into the mix and witness the body you want begin to appear- and continually improve. See? That is not extreme.
Now, forcing yourself to gulp down some silly concoction of maple syrup and spices for a meal plan is. How would you rather eat? Why treat yourself that way?
Still confused? Don’t know where or how to start? Leave a comment or a question and I will do my best to answer it. Eating clean for health and a better body is cheaper and easier than you might think, no starvation detox diets needed.
Robert here and I want to pass on chance for you to win some really cool prizes including a trip to Los Angeles by entering a sweepstakes that my friends over at Promax Nutrition are putting on.
You have probably heard of that cool show "Shark Tank" right? Did you happen to see the recent episodes with the Blanks?
(Billy Blanks Jr. and his wife Sharon Catherine)
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