80% Diet and 20% Exercise!
Consistent exercise and proper nutrition play a vital role in your ability to maintain your overall health and quality of life.
Your body needs quality fuel and proper maintenance to function optimally; nutrition and exercise help meet these requirements.
“Stephan, my trainer (I love saying that cause it makes me feel like a celebrity☺) always says to me during training “there’s no point working this hard if you don’t eat well”. Its 80% diet and 20% exercise.
This led me to my first appointment with Nicole the MiLife nutritionist. There were no surprises here, we all know what’s healthy and what’s not.
Luckily for me, I don’t really have bad eating habits and I don’t eat a lot of junk so I just had to be more conscious of what I eat. I’m really not one for cutting out entire food groups e.g. carbs so I try to keep everything balanced and eat good carbs, in other words everything unprocessed – whole wheat pastas, brown rice etc.
The basic thing to remember is:
Alcohol, of course is not recommend but if you must consume and your goal is weight loss, you’re allowed 250 ml per week (clears throat).
On the fitness front, I really cannot believe the things my body can do now, only 4 weeks into my New Me journey! It’s getting tougher but easier, if that makes any sense.
The exercises are getting more difficult but I’m finding it easier to keep up. I constantly have sore muscles. Getting accustomed to it and it’s also a nice reminder that my body is changing, getting stronger as well as toned.
I’ve really surprised myself with this journey and it is all thanks to the MiLife team. I would not have been able to get this far without their support and advise.”
Nicole, the MiLife Nutritionist gave Fortune a nutritional analysis. The analysis highlights what Fortune’s nutritional goals are, positive aspects in the diet, areas of improvement (portion control, increase the intake of fibre and fibre-rich foods; dairy and dairy products; healthy fats; healthy snacks; quick healthy lunch ideas; alcohol intake; what healthy carbohydrates are).