A Journey To Our Past- Nutrition

 

 

When it comes to nutrition, there is an array of topics that can and should thinking homerbe discussed. Why? Well, let’s first ask you, our readers:

What percentage/ratio of our body composition is made up of nutrition vs. exercise?? 50/50? hmm…. 60/40? 70/30?  80/20?

 

The correct answer: 80/20.   So essentially however your body image is has a lot to do with what you’re eating. Before we get in to diets though, i’d like to bring a very important eye opening light to the front. For this; we’re travelling back 20 years.

time-travel

Quickly glimpse over the next few images.

20yrsago
Interesting to note that a size large from 20 years back has now become our size small

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Remember These?

 

 

 

OK so now we got a good idea on what’s really going on with the portion sizes…. but we’re not done one more thing that’s imperative we understand; after they’ve increased portion sizes on us by nearly double or more, they’ve also managed to shoot another very vital and unreasonable domain that keeps many of us from reaching our full potential.  Ready?

A fascinating comment made by Cindy Crawford herself:  “I do feel like an outsider now … when I was modelling, size six [British size 10] was a normal size and now it’s two or zero [British six or four].”

plussize

 

oh but we’re almost at the juiciest part. Here’s a launch of “plus-size” model Robyn Lawley’s new swimsuit line would be cause for celebration. It’s not. Another blow to healthy wo
men everywhere who are constantly bombarded by images of celebrities posing in bikinis weeks after giving birth and runway models who subsist on air and cigarette smoke.

 

Hmmm,  so what effect now, does that have on not only ourselves and what we feel about ourselves but our future women/teenagers and how they perceive themselves?

effects
Causing 1) Eating disorders 2) Low self-esteem and 3) Depression

Here’s an interesting study done by Anne Becker in the Fiji islands displaying perfect examples of how television and those type of images depict how we view ourselves: http://www.nytimes.com/1999/05/20/world/study-finds-tv-alters-fiji-girls-view-of-body.html

My suggestion: Try to stay far away from that ‘rubbish’. Never EVER EVER, compare yourself to anyone if you’re trying to be healthy. As we said in our first blog, being Healthy DOES NOT MEAN BEING SKINNY it simply means being the best version of you.

 

 

 

 

A Journey To Our Past- Nutrition

Intro To Feminine Fitness Force

Hey you guys,

Welcome to Feminine Fitness Force! Let me take a minute to quickly introduce myself. So, my name Tasneem or Taz (whichever is easier for you) and i’m a certified and professional fitness instructor. I love what I do. nothing amazes me more about the human body than learning and physically seeing the benefits and limits a body can undergo.

In these blogs, I want to start sharing information to help all readers, whether you be new on the fitness scene or a regular, to help move you to better understanding yourself and your needs to succeed at being a better you.

Without further ado, Let’s get started right away.

For today, we’re going to be looking at what makes you being healthy. Lets be honest this facade of fitness and working out is so prominent. I’m not saying working out isn’t important but is it being too emphasized on without looking at other aspects of our wellbeing?

anyway, getting back to it…..So if I was to ask you what is being healthy, how would you respond? think about it a moment…… is being skinny one? having energy?  being active? Hmmm…..

Here is a health wheel. It helps gives us an idea of some different attributes that contribute to our health. Notice how there are a number of factors attributed to being healthy, not just physical activity. so lets go ahead and start breaking it down…..

 

to be continued…………………….

Intro To Feminine Fitness Force