Do you want to improve recovery? Sleep longer!
The best recovery remedy is not BCAA, glutamine, HMB or ZMA, but sleep. Long, not interrupted and in appropriate conditions. It is hard to recover after hard training if you sleep 4, 5 or 6 hours. The best sleep length is about 8 hour per day, however it is good to sleep even longer from time to time. Unfortunately, many active people neglect sleep, going to long-night parties, sitting late in front of a computer, sleeping with the lights or a TV on. This way the recovery time is a problem and the progress is slower.
Are you often hungry between your meals? Watch out for the carbs!
Do you know a proverb "the more you eat, the more you want to eat"? It describes perfectly the situation of an excess amount of refined carbs intake. Glucose-insulin interaction disorder and lowering the sensitivity of receptors that read the signals sent from insulin and leptin hormones leads to the deregulation of hunger control mechanisms. The reason may be excessive consumption of carbohydrates.
Don't treat diet seasonally!
If you care about the improvement of the quality of our menu and physical activity but you do it in fits and starts - you'll never achieve satisfactory and permanent effects. Many people start to care about the content on their plate only two weeks prior to their holidays or a family or company party. They are desperately looking for some fast methods that would correct their figure aesthetics, which usually ends up with a failure and has negative effect on their mood and health. Don't make this mistake and change you eating habits once for all choosing a healthy diet.
You want to lose weight so you don't eat supper? It's not a good idea!
A common belief that in order to lose excess weight you shouldn't eat meals after six p.m., has no support in a form of research. Nobody has proved that this method is beneficial, and you can see in real life that it can be a burden. Instead of concentrating on the time of supper, pay attention to what you can find on your plate during the day and in the evening. The quality of the food you eat influences the effectiveness of slimming procedures much more that the times of meals.
You feel like eating something sweet? Make it yourself!
Available in shops confectionery is the source of refined sugar and other unwanted compounds such as hydrogenated vegetable fats, artificial aromas, dyes, etc. The alternative is to prepare sweet snacks at home using wholemeal flour, bitter cocoa, cinnamon rich in phenol compounds, natural sweeteners, bran, nuts and other valuable ingredients. It is a much better option.