Today’s guest article is by Nathan Nadeau, B.Hsc, NSCA-CPT
In recent years, mainstream physical culture has enjoyed a surge of enlightenment. What I mean by that is the readily accessible amount of good information is on the rise.
This is evident simply by a quick observation of what most believe to be true of health and fitness today, than perhaps, 10 or more years ago.
For instance, most people now understand that the right fats and in the right amount are good for you, and can improve blood lipid profile; most people understand that BMI and weight do not necessarily have a direct relationship with body composition, and perhaps more currently, more and more people are developing an understanding of controlled macronutrient moderation, also known as flexible dieting.
This is good. It means the machine is moving in the right direction, but how do we keep it moving that way? And how do you ensure that you’re on board? [Read more...]