Exercise is Just the Cherry on Top
It’s important to rank order the factors we can control to preserve resources such as time, money and energy. In Australia and many industrialised countries, exercise is marketed and sold as the one-stop solution to health, well-being and weight management. Now, as an exercise specialist, I’ll be the first to acknowledge the merits of including exercise in our regime however, the factors which would yield the biggest return on investment would be sleep and nutrition.
You can’t out-train poor sleep or poor diet.
But you can exercise for fun!
Here’s the low-down…
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Sleep and Immunity
Even if you exercise regularly, eat like a champion, and meditate like a Buddhist, if your sleep is sub-optimal you could be setting yourself up for neurology disease. Don’t shortchange your health by not getting enough sleep and/or undo all the good you’re doing during the day.
Ways To Trigger Fat Loss
Create a calorie deficiency whilst eating nutrient-rich, natural and unprocessed foods, increase your metabolism through resistance training, and mobilise/utilise body fat via cold water therapy and fidget a little throughout the day.
What’s the go with Soy?
Do you have a mercurial friend that you only want to hang out with when they are in certain moods? Well, Soy is the food equivalent of this friend. Soy has had its time in the sun and has been hailed as the nutritional equivalent of Michael Jordan but it transpires there are a number of caveats that we need to address.