Help a Friend Get Back in the Game

By December 12, 2015 December 9th, 2016 Exercise, Lifestyle & Stress

One simple step can do more than save a life — it can help a friend or family member live life to the fullest.

Whether it’s something as simple as burning off extra body fat or weight, building better health or fitness, or getting off meds, helping another human being make healthy lifestyle changes is one of the most rewarding experiences this life has to offer.

All you need to do is let them know it’s possible — and not that difficult — to reverse poor health, injury or the frustration of trying to get fit without success. You can even point them to the starting line. And, it’s free.

The rest is up to them.

Success comes easier by managing one’s health (rather than trying to follow a complicated cookie-cutter program) — a single first step offers the best return in the shortest time possible.

First: Take the Two Week Test

The inability to metabolize carbohydrate foods reduces fat-burning and energy, promotes pain and physical impairments, and overall makes one feel and act old and literally age prematurely. The problem is called carbohydrate intolerance, and what’s most important to understand is that ill health results when too much carbohydrate food is eaten, especially junk food. Just how much is too much depends upon your individual body. Taking the Two Week Test can help determine the extent of this problem and how to proceed. It can also help you kick sugar addiction.

The Two Week Test is easy to follow, does not require you go hungry, and will kick-start your fat-burning metabolism while helping determine how much healthy carbohydrate you can eat. And, if you need them, we also have delicious and simple recipes to help you along.

Refined carbohydrates such as junk food, high in sugar, are the worst offenders of poor health and fitness. These foods impair fat-burning and make you overfat, leaving you tired, hungry and craving even more sweets and unhealthy foods that can make you feel bad, not to mention contributing to high blood pressure and blood fats, heart disease, cancer and other chronic diseases.

Even elite athletes who are more carbohydrate-intolerant will never reach their human performance potential unless they determine their tolerance level for carbohydrate foods.

Once the Two Week Test is completed you can address the next most important factor for building fitness:

Improve the aerobic system

A healthy fitness program requires only easy activity — no pain. Walking is best for a beginner (how simple is that?), and for athletes using a heart-rate monitor properly will guide your existing workouts will help you quickly develop your body’s ability to burn more fat.

For those who want to take it to the next level, or for serious athletes, a heart-rate monitor and The 180 Formula can help fine-tune a workout program.

One of the greatest gifts you can give a friend is the gift of health. It starts with information and is followed by encouragement. Please pass it on!

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