Who doesn’t love their carbs? Still, the mantra dictates, cut out cabs, lose weight. I haven’t (refused) to believe this for a very long time, and although I know that eating slices of pizza at every meal isn’t going to lead to healthy weight maintenance, complex carbs in moderation are a good thing. Here’s a […]
Are you fueling your workouts properly?
Following our recent post (Are you getting the most out of your boot camp workouts?), many of you contacted us to ask about what to eat BEFORE class. Consider this: If you eat well before classes, it can help maximize energy levels, protect your hard earned muscle and keep it growing; and with all the hard work you put […]
Are you getting the most out of your boot camp workouts?
Hi all, Dan and I were talking the other night and we thought it would be a good idea to go over a few facts and suggestions about post-workout nutrition. When we exercise during boot camp, there are obvious aesthetic benefits, not to mention numerous health benefits. That’s why you’re there! You’re burning fat and increasing lean muscle. […]
Come on. There must be one diet that works.
The Toronto Star published a good article on the merits of moderation and the myth of the “diet”. It reads: There’s no magic formula for weight loss. Still, there is one “diet” that works. It’s really more of a guideline, but it’s the closest to my personal philosophy about food: The diet with the most […]
I don’t diet,” says Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence has the right idea about dieting. “I don’t diet,” she tells Glamour Magazine. “I do exercise! But I don’t diet. You can’t work when you’re hungry, you know?” We agree! And kudos to Lawrence for speaking out against dieting. At HomeBodyFit we promote a healthy lifestyle and not fad or crash diets. Our clients […]
Trying to add more protein to your diet? Here are the top 40 ultimate protein picks
Pump up your protein intake with Bodybuilding.com’s top 40 ultimate protein picks. by Matthew Kadey, MS, RD Let us count the reasons we’re obsessed with protein. For one, you need enough of this benevolent macronutrient to build and repair muscle. It also plays a role in revving fat-burning metabolism and reducing the hunger pangs that can […]
How to enjoy dessert…guilt-free! And other healthy eating tips from HomeBodyFit
Here are three tips for healthy eating and better balance How to enjoy dessert…guilt-free! The goal at HomeBodyFit is to help our clients achieve better balance in their lives. We assist clients with incorporating the optimum amount of exercise into their their week; followed by plenty of rest for recover and muscle repair and healthy eating habits. But what’s […]
Still not having a protein supplement after your workout? Here is a one-minute video guide to Whey Protein Isolate
“After intense training whey isolate’s fast digestion helps helps speed recovery and increase the potential for lean muscle growth” Jamie Eason, Fitness Expert Our clients are continuously asking us about protein supplements and we’re big fans of Whey Protein Isolate. Not familiar with this supplement? Here is a quick, one-minute introduction. Watch now!
Listen to your trainer…it’s a good thing to eat before bed
It used to be that eating before bed was considered to be a big no-no for weight-loss. This is no longer the case. In fact, if you’re working out on a regular basis and eating considerately throughout the day, a bedtime snack is ideal for weight-loss and muscle gain. However, this doesn’t mean that bags of […]
Coconut Oil: The Fat-Burning Fat
What if there were an amazing fat source that tasted, well, like fat, but also helped you burn other fat? There is. It’s virgin coconut oil, a rising star in the nutritional world. by Brad Chase, BodyBuilding.com What comes to mind when you see the word “thermogenic?” Heat, probably, since the word itself means “heat generating.” […]