Posts in Nutrition
It was the Best of Grinds, it was the Worst of Grinds: A Tale of Two Beverages

Whether for ritual, taste, tradition, or stimulation, coffee is a part of many adults’ lives.  As with the majority of foods, literature supports both health benefits and detriments of regular coffee consumption. 

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KINETICOACH NUTRITION - PART 4 - FOOD FOR THE ROAD

Long travel days and tight flight schedules can leave you hungry and with limited food options.   The key to healthy eating during long travel days is planning and preparation with a bit of pre-trip experimentation.  Let's look at ways to prepare and pack for travel-day so you can arrive fueled and focused

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Road Routine

While traveling, having a routine is essential to improving health and wellness. This includes nutrition, workouts, sleep, and stress management. There are so many things out of your control when you travel.  Let KINETICOACH's Custom Workout Builder take the stress out of your fitness routine.  

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KINETICOACH NUTRITION PART 3:  EATING ON THE ROAD - Preparation

n KINETICOACH Nutrition, parts 1 & 2, we defined nutritional density & hyperpalitabiliity, laying the foundation for further nutrition discussions.  KINETICOACH was designed with travel fitness in mind, so let’s talk about nutrition during travel.  Sustaining a nutrition and fitness routine without the predictable schedule and food sources of home is daunting.  But a few steps of preparation can make all the difference in the world.  Before you leave for your trip, follow these steps:

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KINETICOACH NUTRITION PART 2: HYPERPALITABILITY

In our last post, we began building the foundation for healthy eating by defining nutritional density, and we used it as a guide for structuring meals.  Today, we’ll explain hyperpalatability and how to avoid overeating.

The “palatability” of food is a measure of the neurological reward associated with eating it.  Highly “palatable” foods tend to:

  • Make you crave more of that food (and other foods), increasing the total amount you eat
  • Suppress hunger signals, making you hungrier overall
  • Be denser in calories with a mixture of fat, salt, and/or sugar
  • Be very easy to consume
  • Have strong textural & flavor properties such as being crunchy or salty
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KINETICOACH Nutrition PART 1:  Nutritional Density

Traveling with limited food options adds further stress.  We won’t dive too deep into the minutia, but over the next several blog posts, we’ll arm you with the knowledge and guidance to make healthy nutrition choices at home and on the road. This post defines the first of two words to help lay the foundation:  nutritional density.

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THE MOST IMPORTANT BLOG POST YOU MAY EVER READ

Making long-term lifestyle changes to improve health is a daunting challenge; especially with the stress of daily life at home and on the road.  Here is KINETICOACH’s 4-STEP LIFESTYLE TRIAGE to improve your health and fitness.

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