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Portion Control

A good guideline to help understand portion sizes is to translate the abstract information represented by the serving size into something visual that is easily remembered. Simply compare the serving sizes of particular foods to familiar objects. Examples of a single serving include: Vegetables or fruit are about the size of your fist. Pasta is…

Fueling your workouts

Maintain a balanced diet of 60-65% carbohydrates, mainly complex carbs such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains and limit simple carbohydrates such as processed foods, sugar, and white bread. A total of 20-25% of daily calories should come from fat, with the majority of this percentage coming from mono and polyunsaturated fat, and less than…

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