EXERCISE TIPS,TRICKS & NUTRITION TIPS

Benefits to Lemons: Lemons are hands down one of the healthiest things for you to juice. Drinking a lemon each day in the morning stimulates your digestive track and is packed full of Vitamin C. They are packed full of Potassium ( so throw out that banana.. we don't need them ) which will keep your bones strong. They will balance your PH levels ( pH stands for power of hydrogen, which is a measurement of the hydrogen ion concentration in the body) and is a great source of an Alkaline food. Lemons clear your skin and body as well. Too much citrus though does more harm then good and this is why you drink one cup a day in the morning preferably. Nothing stimulates the digestive system and the liver to produce more enzymes than a lemon. Consuming just one of these citrus fruits can heal the pancreas and improve digestion.

 

Body On Pointe Smoothie:

 

Why I designed this smoothie? This multi use smoothie was designed for the athletes out there to help recover after a game and it turned out everyone loves it!

 

1 scoop Whey Protein Powder 

1 scoop Glutamine 

1 tablespoon Raw Honey depending on how sweet you like it

1/2 rip Avocado

1 Egg cracked in whole or 2 tablespoons egg whiltes

1 tablespoon Udos oil ( Fuel Your Brain)

1 tablespoon Unfiltered Organic Olive Oil

1 tablespoon Flaxseed oil

1 cup Spinach 

1 cup Kale 

A few leaf of Parsley is great for your digestive and immune system

1/2 cup ice

Fill with water

Blend away and Fuel Your Body

Why Stretch?

Stretching should be a staple in your daily routine regardless of what you train or do from working in an office to being a professional athlete.

      -Increase circulation and mobility

  • -Prevention of injuries

  • -Create elongated muscles instead of tight and bulky

  • -Optimize benefits from training session

  • -Stress relief: Stretching releases tight muscles that accompany stress

  • -Better posture

  • -Enhances balance and coordination

  • -Hold each stretch for no less than 60 seconds for your body to recognize what you are accomplishing.

Here is the break down on protein. Do you feel heavy, bloated or tired after eating meat? When you eat a protein lectin that is incompatible with your blood type antigen then the lectins ( abundant proteins found in foods that affect your blood and tissues ) attach to the walls of your digestive tract causing inflammation. Different lectins target different organs and body systems. Each blood type has the following:  

-A positive ( which their body is fuelled on )

-A neutral ( which their body does nothing with that protein) meaning it does neither good nor bad such as blood type O has a neutral to chicken. It has no health benefits but will not negatively affect the body. Each blood type/body has a negative.

-A negative your body becomes physically sick from with symptoms such as a simple headache, extreme bloating and ache. Healthy fuel healthy body. Simple. 

Pineapple: Excellent digestive aid. It is the only major dietary source of bromelain. Bromelain is a proteolytic enzyme, which means it’s a mixture of enzymes that digest protein. Anti-inflammatory properties include the reduction of swelling and bruising. You can also think of it as a scavenger enzyme, helping to clean up damaged cells. It reduces bloating and constipation. Pineapple juice contains several beneficial vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, beta carotene, copper, zinc, and folate. It's unusually high source of vitamin C, far higher than the much-touted oranges. Just one cup of fresh pineapple chunks contains more than 100% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin C. Most of the time, however, the best time to eat pineapple for its many health benefits is on its own on an empty stomach.

Why am I OBSESSED with Mangos?

Mangos are an excellent source of antioxidants that help fight and protect against Prostate Cancers and ones of the Colon as well but they don't stop with that. They are high in magnesium, which is an electrolyte mineral that’s essential to your health.

Magnesium is especially helpful for heart health, as it helps muscles to relax more fully so that the heart can recover better.

Magnesium is important for regulating blood pressure and also lowers blood pressure for people who have high readings. Mangos are rich in vitamin C which is a necessary part of the creation of collagen in our bodies, eating more of these fruits can help us make more collagen, which is important in keeping the joints flexible and strong and pain-free as you age. 

Highly packed with Vitamin K which is essential for strong and healthy bones. There are many more benefits to this golden fruit such as: Prevention of Strokes, Promotes recover from work outs, Help with fertility increase, Help with prevention of asthma ( One of the nutrients mangos contain, beta-carotene, is known to help prevent asthma symptoms, especially exercise-induced asthma.) and aids in weight loss. So why aren't you eating or drinking a mango frequently?

Steak Wraps Grilled on the BBQ ( Great to bring for lunch) This makes 2 wraps

 

4oz steak that is seasoned and marinated to your liking 

1/2 Red bell pepper diced up in strips or to your preference

1 Tablespoon fresh garlic

Sprinkled with Kelp Salt ( Much better then seafood for your Iodine

1 Mango sliced up

1 cup of pineapple sliced up

Whole wheat Pitas 

Sprinkle with Parsley

Choice of sauce. I prefer a organic or home made BBQ sauce with hot sauce.

 

First cook steak on the BBQ then add to the wrap. Option to grill the vegetable as well before. 

Secure with a tooth pick and grill to finish.

 

You can use fish or chicken or keep it vegetarian 

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