Training and Nutrition: Two Sides of the Same Coin

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Nutrition Blog

When it comes to self-improvement and exercise, there are two very important factors to consider. Each of these plays a crucial role in enabling the other. These two factors are correctly conducted and stimulated training as well as following a beneficial eating plan. This regime will allow you to take in the essential nutrients needed to engage and benefit from your exercise and workouts.

In this day and age, many people are content to supplement one for the other. This is because of time constraints, low energy levels or just simple laziness. It is no secret that when a well-thought-out exercise routine is combined with a healthy eating plan the results are all the more effective.

Fitness and Nutrition relationship for self-improvement

Training and Forming a Well-Balanced Diet go Hand in Hand

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Instead of simply opting for diet plans that cut out what is bad for you, concentrate on those programmes that give your body what it needs. Hire professionals who can design a meal plan for you. This programme should take into account the needs put on your body by your lifestyle and exercise routine. Says Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD  – “Nutrition is far more involved than calories in versus calories out” – which is why it’s so important to get good advice.

With a balanced diet, you will be able to provide your body with the fuel it needs without putting it under pressure of starvation which can be damaging to your metabolism or may hamper your performance on a day-to-day basis. Even with a strict diet that gives you your daily recommended calorie intake and that works with your exercise plan, drink plenty of water daily and eat several small meals throughout the day.

How to Combine Training with Diet

The best results are generally seen when you combine a beneficial diet with a rigorous exercise and training routine. Providing your body with the fuel that it needs is all fine and well but you need to give it the opportunity to push itself and to put its nutrition stores to good use.

Make time during the day to find time for exercising that best suits you and your schedule. Make it a habit you enjoy . Whether you are running, weightlifting or climbing combining a strict diet and a rigorous exercise routine will leave you looking and feeling healthier with each session.

Why having a certification in nutrition can improve your life

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Knowledge is power. And when it comes to your nutrition, this is absolutely true. An an understanding of comprehensive nutrition is a powerful way to improve your lifestyle. With a Nutrition Certification you’ll learn the “how” and “why” of choosing certain foods and eating them in the correct quantities. Here are five ways that having comprehensive nutritional knowledge can improve your life.

You make food choices that suit your individual needs

Some people can’t get their day started without breakfast; others get queasy thinking about scrambled eggs any time before 11am… The point is, we all have different dietary needs and preferences. And when you’re armed with a Nutrition certification, you can make choices and decisions that suit your specific needs and preferences. This means you’re more likely to enjoy your food as well as your diet.

You know how to read food labels

Once you’ve studied nutrition, you’re able to read food labels properly and understand what each product does for you. This means you’re more informed about what to buy, depending on your dietary needs and preferences. Janet Renee agrees: “A healthy diet is crucial throughout your lifetime and paying attention to nutrition labels is a good step toward improving your overall diet.”

You make healthier food choices

When you understand what you need to eat, and are able to read food labels correctly, you start making healthier food choices. You suddenly see which foods contain additives, sugars and salts. Since diet plays such a critical role in the maintenance of overall good health, it’s easy to see why comprehensive nutritional knowledge is so empowering.

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You lower your risk of disease

It’s no secret that eating a healthy diet is one way to prevent disease (and improve your health overall!). Experts from Harvard say that some of the diseases that can be prevented with a good diet include heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and cancer. So when you’re armed with a Nutrition Certification, you can really maximise disease prevention. You’ll understand which foods have the nutrients required to prevent these dreaded diseases.

Your self esteem improves

It’s like magic – the self esteem boost you get from knowing you’re eating properly and you – perhaps – have a certificate in nutrition. And that you’re healthier for it.  There’s nothing more attractive than self-confidence!

Contact Trifocus Fitness Academy

If you would like to expand your knowledge of physical fitness and planning nutritious eating plans, be sure to contact one of our consultants at Trifocus Fitness Academy for more details on the various professional courses we have on offer. We are waiting for your call!

There’s never been a better time to invest in yourself – and more specifically, to empower yourself with nutritional knowledge. At Trifocus Fitness Academy, you can complete a Specialised Nutrition Certification, and benefit from your new expertise.

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