Hey everyone! Coach Jimmy reporting in. It is time for this week’s top 5 health and fitness articles. For those first timers, each week I give you the top 5 articles of the week to help further those personal health and fitness goals!
This week’s topics we look at are 5 supplements that could change your workouts, how many steps you actually walk per mile, tips to live longer, 15 salads that are perfect for this summer, and you get to meet Master Trainer Katy Meuer!
The Top Health & Fitness Articles from Last Week
5 Supplements That Could Transform Your Workouts
“We are leveraging research done by the best in the world and we’re leveraging research that has been shown to work”
Dr. Nima Alamdari, Beachbody’s Director of Scientific Affairs, has worked intensively for the last two years to create a line of supplements that will increase your performance, focus, stamina, and recovery rate. Dr. Alamdari’s goal when creating the Beachbody Performance Line was simple: produce a variety of supplements that could be modified for any serious fitness routine that utilizes cutting-edge science along with plant-based extracts, phytonutrients, and other natural ingredients, but all while leaving out the artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners, or preservatives seen in most supplements.
15 Salads to Eat This Summer
“I like these because they’re refreshing, filling, use seasonal ingredients, and combine flavors in unexpected ways.”
Kirsten Morningstar, self-appointed expert on all things salad, has put together her top 15 salads to try this summer. The salads combine key ingredients to make sure you are getting the right amount of raw veggies each day and are loaded with vitamins. Recipes such as the watermelon and feta with salty kalamata olives are perfect for outside patio weather and will leave you feeling refreshed. Don’t forget to let her know what salads you like best in the comments!
How Many Steps Do You Walk Per Mile?
“Walking is a great way to keep your body moving, whether you do it between classes, around the office, or by running errands. “
Different factors have to be taken into consideration before determining how many steps it takes for you personally to walk a mile. These include how fast your pace is and how tall you are. Normally, the taller you are, the less amount of steps you need to make. If you are wanting to learn how to figure this out yourself, you don’t need to count every single step. Instead, you can use the two methods in the article to easily determine your steps per mile!
4 Tips to Live Longer
“Buettner spent years following longevity studies and surveying communities around the globe to find healthy, happy people that were living far longer than most.”
Researchers have spent years studying different factors such as genes, lifestyles, and more to find out what makes a person live longer and what is to be considered more or less healthy. But what if we took a look at the people who are actually living longer and talk to them? Best selling author Dan Buettner goes around the globe to find the healthiest, happiest people that were living far longer than most and asked them their secrets. He gives you the best 4 tips they had to offer.
Meet Master Trainer Katy Meuer
” Fitness was always my thing, but I was always into testing my physical limits and trying to do better.”
Meet Katy Meuer. Soccer started her journey years ago, but today she is a fitness professional that believes in finding your own 10 in life. Whether that’s a fitness program, nutrition, career, personal or otherwise, we have a choice everyday. In this interview she explains how soccer helped her learn the skill of setting a goal, and working toward that goal on a daily basis. She also learned that it could be used in many different aspects of her life.