Strategies for improving health, nutrition, and fitness are slightly different than for women than for men.
Often, these differences are exaggerated more than necessary. The fundamental principles remain the same for all genders: improve sleep patterns, eat an anti-inflammatory diet, utilize cross-training and functional exercises when working out, and think positive thoughts more often.
Generally, the way to achieve these goals is to do exercises for more repetitions while using less resistance. Stretching-type exercises that emphasize mobility, posture, and flexibility can also increase the resting length of muscles, helping to create a trim silhouette.
One of the common mistakes women make when planning their fitness comeback if forgetting to add compound movements into their weekly regimen, such as squats.
Women tend to be drawn toward isolating exercises that target specific areas of the thighs, buttocks, and arms – which is good – but too often neglect to add the fundamental exercises like presses, pulls, and deadlifts.
Compound movements are essential for creating the visual results women seek while improving overall health.
Course participants are authentic people facing genuine obstacles, just like YOU. They made their transformations, despite all of life’s challenges.
For nutrition, one of the concepts women find success with is learning to think of food as medicine.
Instead of eating for joy, comfort, or to self-medicate, it can be helpful to start eating for the science of the body.
Yes, each of us needs joy in our lives. In fact, the more joy, the better!
However, food might not be the best source of emotional comfort. It can be helpful to experiment with ways of finding or creating other joy zones in life to replace the habit of looking to food and snacks for positive feelings.
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