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Your Life Depends On Them

Your Life Depends On Them - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High WycombeDo you ever wonder when scientists might actually come up with a guaranteed answer to slowing, or indeed reversing ageing? Well despite not yet having had that ‘Eureka!’ moment, recent research has discovered quite a bit in terms of slowing the ageing process, and it seems that some of us are already doing exactly what has been shown to help.

It might sound obvious, but healthy living has a more fundamental impact on your body than just your day to day processes. Doing things like Yoga, eating properly and exercising moderately, all assist in slowing and to a degree reversing, the ageing process, and they actually do this by affecting our DNA.

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Essential Eating

Essential Eating - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High WycombeIt is all well and good restricting your calorie intake and shedding the body fat that you shouldn’t be carrying, but in creating that calorie deficit don’t underestimate how important vitamins and minerals are to your healthy eating plan.

You may be creating a big calorie deficit and losing body fat, but if your food choices are poor and your diet is lacking in essential nutrients, then you will find that you will be more hungry than ever before. During your diet, it’s critical that you deliberately boost your intake of fruit and vegetables over and above the recommended 5 portions a day, because otherwise your body will actually produce hormones to make you crave foods, trying to make you eat more to compensate for the vitamins and minerals it thinks you’re lacking. Eating only 1 or 2 portions of fruit and vegetables a day is far too low to be giving your body what it needs to maintain optimal health, even when you are eating normally.

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Liver Life Less Ordinary

Liver Lurve - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High WycombeYour liver is an amazing organ that so often we all take for granted.

It’s the second largest organ in the body (the skin being the largest) and we manage to bash it about on a daily basis with all the toxins that we eat, drink and absorb. Strangely though, we don’t normally give it a second thought. In this post I cover why I think we all should pay it a bit more attention.

Some or your liver’s main functions:

– Processes the foods you eat after digestion, repackaging them for the rest of the body to use.

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