|IT’S FITNESS FRIDAY
presented by Barre Fitness!
Hopefully you’ll join me once a month here on VIA and be motivated to get fit! I’ll be sharing recipes, exercises, class and workshop plans, ideas and tips, and much much more.
There is so much available at our fingertips in this beautiful city of ours, to keep us active and motivated! If there is anything you want to learn more about or think we should feature, send me a tweet, or write us on Facebook, and maybe that will be our next topic!
I’m bring the column out early this month so I can tell you about some awesome seminars that Barre Fitness is putting on! On April 5th (VIA bloggers!) The Vegan Project will be giving a talk about being lean and green, and on April 26th Catherine Roscoe Barr of The Life Delicious will be sharing tips and tricks of a healthy mind and body.
We asked these healthy and fit ladies to share some tips, and a bit of a preview of what to expect in their talks.
First up, some “healthy vegan living” tips by The Vegan Project, courtesy of Samantha Shorkey (winning vegan fitness competitor!):
“-Make sure you’re drinking a minimum of 2 – 3 liters of water every single day. Never leave home without your “purse water” either. If you’re an athlete, you’re sweating a LOT. You need to replace those lost fluids.
-Rest days are so important! Physical stress keeps your blood sugar levels elevated which can contribute to water retention as well as block fat burning so take it easy and take one day off from the gym at least once per week.
-Make sure you’re getting enough sleep. Your body recovers while you sleep and that’s when your muscles grow! Not only that but you burn the most fat at night time! The best training routine, diet and supplement program will not compensate for insufficient amounts of rest and repair.
-We prefer to make our food in big batches to last the week. It makes life that much more convenient and easy to …READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY>>>