Fitness Nutrition & Diet

All Fitness programs and workouts need to be complemented by sensible advice on nutrition and diet for them to be effective. Doing regular workouts with the right amount of dedication are never enough. A well-balanced diet is also a key factor to ensure the success of your efforts at the gym or at home. Keep in mind that the food you eat is the fuel that gives you energy whenever you go on a workout session.

This section focuses on the importance of Fitness Nutrition and having the right kind of diet. We hope that the articles below will help you see the interplay between your Fitness routines and eating the right kind and amount of food. As you can see below, we have topics about how to check the amount of calories in your food, how to distinguish the types of fats, and the importance of taking in water and staying hydrated. We also have articles on the importance of having enough protein in your diet, good and bad carbs, and the different eating disorders.

Check Your Calories
How much you eat affects how much exercise you need. You will gain or lose weight, depending on your calorie intake. The amount of food you eat has more impact in weight control than the kinds of food you eat. Check your calories with the help of this section.

Fat Attack
Although it is important to watch your fat intake, you should not attempt to eliminate all fats from your diet. There is such a thing as "good fat" and "bad fat". Know the differences of good fats and bad fats in this section.

Water Intake
Staying hydrated is essential, especially while you're exercising. Water intake is a major aspect of Fitness that you should not take for granted. You can learn more about the importance of water in your body, especially in Fitness, in this section.

South Beach Diet
Eating foods with bad carbs and fats can make you eat more, resulting to weight gain. The South Beach Diet focuses on the consumption of “good carbs” and “good fats”. Learn more in this section.

Protein in your Diet
Protein builds up, maintains, and replaces the tissues in your body. In this section, know more about protein and determine if you have enough protein in your diet. Also, learn the benefits of taking protein supplements.

Good Carbs VS. Bad Carbs
Carbohydrates are definitely a must in your diet. These are your body’s primary source of energy. Know the different food sources of good carbs and bad carbs.

Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders are a real threat especially to ordinary folks who may not even be aware that they suffer from these conditions. Learn what these Eating Disorders are in this section.

Emotional Eating
Emotional Eating is a negative response to a stimulus. A person should eat when they are hungry not when something upsets them. Learn more in this section.

Pre-workout and Post-workout Tips
In this section, learn some post-workout strategies to optimize the body's natural ability to process excess post oxygen consumption and the specific adaptation on imposed demands.

Keep in mind that every person has different nutritional needs, depending on the Fitness Goals that they have in mind. So what are your goals? It would be good to seek the advice of a doctor or a registered dietician. He or she can then help design a good diet for you.

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