Kim focuses to keep her front rack strong and her elbows up. Kim is getting her Master's degree in exercise physiology and is one smart cookie!
I love having smart friends because they always share with my their smart books and smart podcasts. While I'm not actually friends with Julie Foucher, I listen to her podcast regularly and I really like her functional and integrated approach to medicine, health, fitness and wellness. She's pretty smart!
The podcast I share with you today is particularly interesting as we get ready to start our Fall Nutrition challenges. You've all heard me say, time and time again, that improving your diet and nutrition practices will have the most significant impact on your health and body composition. We all know we can't out exercise our diets. But, there are still MANY myths out there regarding nutrition and I think you'll learn a lot from this podcast with Gary Taubes.
I have read Gary Taube's books Why We Get Fat and Good Calories, Bad Calories and I've read most of his essays. If you have not yet read anything from Gary Taubes, start with this New York Times article, What If It's All Been a Big Fat Lie?
In this podcast Gary and Julie debunk many nutrition myths and discuss the importance of making dietary changes for a healthier lifestyle. I hope you enjoy!
We are offering TWO options this year, the Whole Life Challenge and a Macrostax challenge.
The Whole Life Challenge is a 6 week challenge that focuses on food quality in addition to hydration, exercise, mobility, sleep, daily reflection and a rotating weekly lifestyle challenge. The WLC starts Sep 29 and runs for 6 weeks. The WLC coasts $49 and if we get 10 participants 30% of the fees are returned to the gym to be given to the winner. Sign up for the WLC through our team's page.
The Macrostax challenge focuses on food quantity by weighing and measuring your food. The Macrostax challenge starts October 1st, and participants have access to the app starting Sep 24 to get used to the program. The Macrostax challenge also lasts for 6 weeks. The Macrostax challenge costs $55. Sign up for the Macrostax challenge by emailing Coach Leslie by the end of the day today.
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