Posts Tagged "fatigue"

My Pre-Fitness Life

My Pre-Fitness Life

Today’s post is hilarious and a bit ridiculous, but serves a very valid point. I used to fall asleep in class. All through the day, every single day. I was constantly slurping on juiceboxes, having taken the advice of my mother and my doctor. They had me on iron pills and extra protein powder (since I had never been much of a meat eater) – but nothing seemed to kick the lethargy. This is quite humiliating – but there was a time when I would get to my home in the country, from school, around 4… and I would be in bed by 6pm. I wouldn’t get up for dinner, I didn’t have the energy. I slept until 6am the next morning. Things...

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Keep It Simple #4

Keep It Simple #4

Stay hydrated! Many people live in a dehydrated state. This means joints aren’t lubricated, digestion suffers, metabolism suffers, muscle tone decreases, water retention is problematic, the body’s waste is not diluted properly… Basically, we remain very full of toxicity, and tend to have more body fat. It is a physiological nightmare. When you are properly hydrated, not only are you healthier and higher in energy, but you tend to be lower in excess body fat. If you are hungrier than normal, you might actually need water (when we are dehydrated we seek the water in food). If you are exhausted, you might actually need water (instead of remaining...

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