Walking

Walking is a funny thing; we have legs so we can walk, and walking is one of the most basic primal movements. However, most people do everything they can to avoid walking and using those fantastic things we have called legs! Instead, preferring to take the elevator or escalator up and down a few floors, a car or taxi to the restaurant three blocks away, anything to avoid walking. Why is that so? Convenience, society, culture, laziness, habit? Probably, all of the above.

Daily Walking Goal.

My goal is fifteen thousand steps a day with one or two longer walks and multiple short…


weight loss

And how to effectively implement a lifestyle plan that will successfully support life-long weight loss and weight management and increase longevity!

“Losing weight is so hard to do. Whatever diet I try is so frustrating; after a few days or a couple of weeks, I just give up as it’s nothing but a chore and unpleasant! It’s not a life to be on a diet!” Do you know how many times I’ve heard this type of comment, being a Health Coach and former Professional Athlete who also used to be 60lbs overweight? Too many times to remember! My reply is always the same; weight loss and management are far easier to achieve than you think.

The problem is, most people have…


Health Routine

The two most important aspects are awareness and time management, the third, rest!

It’s essential to be aware of your schedule but not let it run your life; instead, manage your schedule to successfully look after your health and complete your work. It sounds simple and straight-forward, but unfortunately, most prioritize their work schedule as a “must-do” and neglect their health routine as “a has to wait.” This approach will inadvertently end up in declining health and eventual burnout.

I decided to write this article as I’ve just gone through a pretty tough work period myself, where I neglected all my own rules and ended up having work run my life, to the…


Running

What the heck am I talking about? How could running possibly kill you? I’ll tell you.

Conventional wisdom has us believing running is good for us when it really isn’t. We naturally think running is one of the absolute best forms of exercise for both weight-loss (or maintenance) and our cardiovascular health.

In reality, running can have serious long-term adverse health effects. I know that wonderful feeling while running called runners high; when you zone out, switch off, and feel high, allowing you to push on. That’s your endorphins playing games with your mind. This sensation distracts from how your body is feeling, allowing you to push harder and further, causing even more damage.

As a…


Keto

The word “dirty” says it all, as dirt is dirt. Dirty isn’t good especially when it comes to your bloodstream. Being clean is the key to good health.

Fast Food = Cheap Food.

Just like fast-food isn’t real food. Fast-food serves two purposes; being fast (immediate gratification) and being cheap. Cheap mostly means low quality, no matter what we are talking about; furniture, cars, houses, clothes, and of course, food. Good cheap food exists, but that’s almost always home-cooked.

Keto Food = Clean Food.

Above all, a Keto Meal Plan must be based on healthy, natural, and clean ingredients. That’s the reason I prefer to call it a “Natural Diet” instead of “Keto.” The whole point of the keto lifestyle is to get away from processed “dirty” foods. So why would you eat “dirty keto,” meaning anything processed…


Keto Reset

Are you taking a keto break or getting back into the keto lifestyle? Then it’s time for the Keto Reset!

Why do I ask the question? Well, I turned to Keto, and four years ago, I did a total Keto Reset. I’ve stayed set ever since. Managing your Keto Reset and staying set, for good, is the only real way for prolonged weight-management and overall health success.

That’s also the reason I became a certified Primal Keto Health Coach. After studying ancestral health and the Keto Lifestyle, everything made sense to me. I understood why I had suffered previous health problems and saw how quickly my body and mind fixed themselves. …


Eat Meat

“How can you have any pudding if you don’t eat your meat?!” The English Rock Band Pink Floyd had it right back in 1979 with the single “Another Brick in the Wall.”

The Paleo and Keto Diets allow you to eat all kinds of meats, animal products, vegetables and nuts, and seeds. The only items not allowed are anything made with grains (wheat) or sugar. Paleo also doesn’t allow dairy products. Sounds tough or easy? It is easy if you understand and can commit. But, when you think about the Standard American Diet (which most people are stuck in) or look at what’s on sale in the supermarkets, you’ll start to wonder how on earth you can manage this diet.

The Carnivore Diet allows you ONLY to eat meat and all animal…


Mental Health

Climbing Mountains isn’t an easy task, even for the very fit. Reaching the top of a mountain is an immense achievement, every time.

Life much resembles mountains, full of twists, and turns, stones, and rocks, steep drop-offs, treacherous terrain, unexpectedly challenging climbs, tricky descents, and risks whichever way you decide to turn.

When climbing a mountain, you must focus on your every step and move. If you don’t, you risk losing your footing and could end up falling hard and far. Sounds like life? That’s okay, precisely as the majestic mountains, life is natural, and will always take its own direction. There isn’t all that much you can do to control it, so it’s better to go with the flow and enjoy it.


Immune System

Precious little is more important these days than having a healthy immune system to stay strong and, in some cases, to stay alive!

Healthy Food
Healthy Food

As long as your immune system is running smoothly, you don’t notice that it’s there. But if it stops working properly — because it’s weak or can’t fight particularly aggressive germs — you get ill.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

You Are Your Immune System.

Only you can rebuild your immune system by nurturing your body with healthy, clean, unprocessed, low-carb, and sugar-free foods. Besides that, you want to spend as much time as possible outdoors, exercising moderately, or just moving your body!

If your immune system is in top shape, you will find that you’ll never or hardly ever get sick. …


Fit and Strong

Good, all you need to do are four simple exercises, for the rest of your life, and you will be fit and strong for good!

This method is particularly attractive if you’re like me; over 50, always on the move, don’t have enough time in the day, dislike smelly gyms, but you want to stay or get fit and strong.

The Golden 4: Push-Ups — Pull-Ups — Planks — Lunges.

Why these particular movements? Simple; all we need to do is go back to basics. Look at military training around the world. I can assure you those guys don’t hang out in fancy gyms doing fitness classes, such as spinning, yoga, and pilates. No, they get down and dirty in the dirt and do the real hardcore work, no matter if rain or shine. …

Rob Hourmont

Former Olympian, turned Writer & Health Coach. I wish to inspire, inform and help others live a healthy lifestyle. https://www.subscribepage.com/joinrob

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