The Golden Rule Of Eating.
Learn and put into use our latest rule from the Fortza Fit Rules of Nutrition to get into your best shape yet, and feel your body function at the peak of its powers. These rules support cell health, and this increase your energy capabilities, while decreasing inflammation and acidity. This results in a truly younger, healthier and happier you, and a metabolic system that runs smoothly. Here's the first rule of the Fortza Fit Nutrition Philosophy :
As a personal trainer, I empower my clients with scientifically proven methods to lose weight, and gain muscle. I tell my clients to keep tabs on their calorie intake, but also keep tabs on the nutrient density of what they eat. Focus on nutrients rather than calories.
Calories in VS. Calories out, the biggest mantra in fitness. Simple right? People understand simple and "calories in vs. calories out" works. The downside is having people only focus on hitting their calorie numbers, and not on the quality of those calories. One has to consider the nutritional value of these calories. You should be looking for food that give you more nutritional bang for your buck, even if it's a few more of calories more than what you should be eating.
Instead of eating a highly processed snack pack with "Only 100 Calories!" emblazoned on it, have that apple that has approximately the same amount of calories. But that apple also delivers Vitamin C, folate, fiber, potassium (necessary for muscle contractions), and Vitamin B6, thiamin, and riboflavin (a trio that happens to aid healthy metabolism). Get my drift?
The problem with eating those highly processed low calorie products is that they're mainly simple carbs and empty calories that don't support optimal cell function. Focus the bulk of your diet on nutrient-rich vegetables, lean proteins and healthy fats.
The difference will be mainly how you feel, having your body running optimally will make you move more, you will feel incredible and full of life. The nutrient rich post-workout meals will help you recharge and recover faster. Your dinners will help you wake up the next day refreshed and ready to conquer the new day and your next workout. You will want to keep moving, your appetite will be under control. Reaching your fitness goals will no longer feel like a daunting task. The best part is that when your body is running optimally, your metabolism will be running faster than ever, and will help you get to your goal faster.
To your health,
Efren Rodriguez, CPT.
The Most Advanced Personal Training