The Minimalist Guide to Fitness:
1.) Blood Sugar + Carbohydrates
What is the Glycemic Index? There's a number attached to every carb and how it stimulates your blood sugar, be sure to know them. However helpful it is, there still is not a one size fits all option. Depending upon your ancestry, certain foods may spike you more than other people.
- Working out
Its not what you think. More is not better. 20-30 minutes, 2-3 three times a week, if performed properly is all the human body needs. You'll look better than the guy spending hours in the gym.
- The Cheat day and the thyroid
Learn how to carb cycle the easy way! Your body will feast on the glycogen stores that it has, and you'll be happy with the result. 6 days a week, no carbs, no fruit and for god sake, avoid the dairy, the boy wasn't made for it. If the body was made for dairy, you'd look like a cow. Well now, that explains half of society. Your meals will consist of lean protein, loads of legumes and loads of veggies. Be sure to eat enough, most people do not! If you get hungry, two table spoons of peanut butter between isn't a bad idea. On the 7th day, eat whatever you want, seriously; as much as you want. The thyroid works harder and fat loss occurs. Just be sure on the following day to go back to your lean diet.
- The right fats
Is your coffee bulletproof? If your Coffee doesn't have a tablespoon of coconut oil and butter. Coconut oil, MCT and your brain, which means you will have a better morning and feel more full. Salt Free, Grass-fed Butter, not corn fed, so check your labels; even Irish butter is a good alternative.
- Take a Cold shower
Benefits of taking a cold shower… Heat has really been shown to accelerate the body in burning calories; the fun part is that cold burns even more.v Michael Phelps 12,000 calories a day, not because he swims, but because the compound effect that the hot pool water has on his calorie burn.