Tsawwassen Springs Fitness
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Invest in Yourself – $100 credit with 10 sessions purchased!
How many times have you set new fitness goals for yourself only to lose interest in a couple of weeks? We all need a little bit of help sometimes! Personal training is truly an investment in one’s own health and well-being.
- Accountability & Motivation
- Develop a Routine
- Fresh New Perspectives on Health, Nutrition and Programming
- Solid, Consistent Non-Judgmental Support
- Proper Technique & Form
- Injury Prevention & Injury Rehab
- Personalized Program
- Maximize workout – minimize Time
CUSTOM NUTRITION and EATING PLANS – book your consultation today!
TSF offers custom Nutrition Programs by our Certified Sports Nutrition Advisor. Learn your Basal Metabolic Rate, Macronutrient requirements and how to eat for optimal performance.
Consultations by appointment: 604.948.1101
Enjoy some Tips below!
Nutrition Tips For Working Out
1. Adjust Your Eating Schedule
People are creatures of habit, and now’s the time to train your body on what time you eat. For starters, breakfast remains the best meal of the day for a commonly overlooked reason. Aside from the fact that it essentially “breaks your fast” after several hours of not eating, a high-protein breakfast will also increase your metabolism. You should also make it a habit to eat after your workouts to ensure maximum recovery and improvement
It’s been reported that 43 percent of adults drink less than four glasses of water per day. An alarming 25 percent say they don’t drink water at all. However, health authorities report that in order to perform optimally, adults need at least 64 ounces per day. Not only will this more easily allow your body to flush harmful toxins, but it also helps you make the most out of your next workout – your body will have plenty of fluids to rely on to replace what’s lost in sweat. Make it a habit to carry a water bottle with you on the go. Not only will you stay hydrated, but it can stave off junk food cravings too.
3. Don’t Skimp on Protein
We all need protein, but people who work out have an even bigger reason not to skimp. During a workout, muscles become damaged. It’s through the repair process that they become stronger and more toned.
4. Take The Right Supplements
As an athlete, you push the limits of your physical capabilities, and that’s what makes the many benefits of creatine and some other supplements so important. They provide a concentrated level of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients that can be easily incorporated into your busy lifestyle.
5. Go Easy On The Drinking
After a long, stressful week, many of us enjoy going out and enjoying drinks with our best friends. While this can be a great way to unwind, it’s important to understand the hindrances this activity can have on your workout goals. There are a variety of physical setbacks drinking causes. For starters, alcohol contains empty calories, and these extra calories can really set you back. You should also consider the fact that alcohol negatively impacts protein synthesis.
6. Tell Sugar You Need Some Space
Let’s face it. Sometimes we like to indulge in a hot, gooey piece of cake or decadent ice cream. In fact, if you completely eliminate treats from your diet, it can put you at a higher chance of falling off the wagon completely. However, it’s crucial that you keep sugary foods and drinks to a minimum as there are so many harmful side effects that can significantly impact your performance.
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