June Slim-Down Challenge: Day 13 – June 13, 2014

by Jenna

We are almost at the second weekend of our Slim-Down Challenge! Source: www.selladeal.ro Today, we have a special challenge in store for you. Instead of eating 3 large meals throughout the day like you usually do, we are going to break it down to 6 smaller meals. Remember, this doesn’t mean you eat any more then you usually do! We wouldn’t want to go doubling our caloric intake for the day! The reason for doing this is simple: every time we eat, we get our digestive system moving and our metabolism ramps up, burning more calories. So the more often we...

Why The Paleo Diet Is The Diet For Crossfitters Right Now

by Jenna

If you’ve been getting involved with Crossfit at all, you have likely heard of the Paleo diet plan. This diet is catching on by many who are doing this workout variation and looking for a way to help improve their health, nutrition, and shed some excess body fat. There’s no question that the Paleo diet works and will boost your health – if you follow it correctly. Let’s take a closer peek into what the Paleo diet is and why you should hop on board. The Premise The idea behind the caveman diet is you’ll focus on eating only foods...

Chris Powell Inspired Workout Calendar

by Jenna

Chris Powell knows a thing or two about losing weight – the host of Extreme Weight Loss has authored two books on the subject. When Powell has a weight loss plan, it is usually a good idea to take notice. Nashua Nutrition has put his Total-Body Weight Loss Plan into an easy guide for your weight loss plans. There are three different types of days in the program: strength-training, cardio, and of course, rest. Check out the workout calendar here and get ready because October is just around the corner! The post Chris Powell Inspired Workout Calendar appeared first on Nashua Nutrition Blog....

The Reset Diet, Cravings and Long Term Weight Loss

by Jenna

After years of eating a traditional Western diet filled with sugars, carbs and saturated fats, the Reset Diet aims to help dieters break these unhealthy eating habits, reset the metabolism and ultimately achieve long term weight loss. The Reset Diet is a five-day diet that offers a kick start to a new lifestyle.  Prepackaged bars and shakes  are designed to balance blood sugar levels and reduce cravings for carbohydrates. Although we commend a 5-day commitment to anything, balancing blood sugar may need a bit more long term effort. Control Snacks are a great alternative to this 5-day program: you can...

Lululemon Yoga Pants Recall Causes Embarrassment: No Matter What You Wear, Yoga and Pilates Offer Numerous Health Benefits

by Jenna

Lululemon Athletica, making of yoga apparel, is in a bit of hot water after their popular black Luon pants became see-through when wearers bent over, a common occurrence in yoga poses as well as Pilates exercises. Those who had purchased them are being offered a full refund after at least a few may have experienced an embarrassing moment in class. The company had built their brand based on high quality but last year they faced another incident with issues with bleeding garments. It’s Lululemon who is likely red-faced now and will have to come up with a way to repair...