2. Drink Green Tea: has less caffeine than coffee, lots of antioxidants, and L-Theanine which is a natural calming agent.
3. Listen to Your Favorite Song: or you can have a playlist of songs that help relax you. Read the rest of this entry »
Almost every trainer or nutritionist will tell you that Belly-Fat is the hardest fat to lose. It’s usually the first to come on, and the last to leave. But what causes it?
The simple and scientific answer is prolonged stress. Today everyone is stressed. Stress experts estimate that today we experience 100 times the stress that our grandfathers experienced. And this stress, if not dealt with properly, will make you fat.
I recently threw up the following on Facebook: “Everyone who is over-fat, or under-muscled is sleep deprived. Sleep as much as you can without getting divorced or fired.” This comment created a little buzz, and someone posted that they sleep fine. This person may or may not be right, but it got me thinking: most people don’t know what good sleep is. I meet with people every week that tell me they have “good sleep.” “Good sleep”…what does that even mean? Most people can’t tell what good sleep is, therefore how can they know if they sleep well?
Today people run run run all day long. In the morning we hit the ground running, work all day, then try to pass out at night. It has been estimated that today we experience 100 times the stress of our grandfathers. And part of the reason is that we don’t take time for ourselves.
Everyone needs at least a little time every day to do, or not do, whatever they want. I call this Cave-Time, because it’s time where you retreat into your cave. Read the rest of this entry »