how many super foods do you eat daily?
let's make a list:
strawberries - ALPHASWEETS (last night)
bananas - ALPHASWEETS (in most of my baking)
mangoes - sometimes ALPHASWEETS
pineapples - sometimes ALPHASWEETS
avocados - ALPHASWEETS
pumpkin - sometimes ALPHASWEETS
buckwheat - Santa Monica Farmer's Market PANCAKES!!!!!!
oats - ALPHA SWEETS
sesames seeds - aids progesterone production
sunflower seeds - aids progesterone production
coffee - sometimes
most of these are eaten daily, though it is good to switch it up I try to get in as many as i can
favs: mushrooms, garlic, avocados, grapes (WINE), beets and artichokes
MUSHROOMS: contain the most protein of any other vegetable. full of B12 (newly researched)
B12: important for maintaining a healthy nervous system and DNA production. Vitamin B12 helps to regulate the formation of red blood cells in the body. Other benefits of vitamin B12 include its role in maintaining and increasing energy levels in the human body.
they support the immune system (why i love them)
the reishi (ray-shee) mushrooms are also known as Ling-Zhi, or plant of immortality.
these little guys pack a lot of punch....it is better not to wash them, just remove the grit and wipe clean with a damp cloth. otherwise you spoil there delicate flesh
GARLIC: bronchitius, asthma, indigestion, gout and even athletes foot. roman used to place garlic between there toes! it has antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial properties. great for heart health and circulation. it will thin your blood so be careful if taking blood thinners such as plavix (simon) and coumadin (dad). i wouldnt recommend eating whole cloves you two. it can also reduce your blood cholesterol levels.
EAT HEALTHY SAVE YOUR OWN LIFE
AVOCADOS: heart, circulation and anti-aging. good for stress or sexual problems (OOH that i did not know), skin protective antioxidants. contain heart protective monoUNsaturated oil neutralizing free radical damage.
GRAPES: ease symptoms of anemia, fatigue, arthritis, gout and rheumatism
Mahatma Gandhi drank grape juice during his marathon fasts
RED WINE: protects against heart disease due to natural antioxidants - phenolic compounds
BEETS: blood builder, anti carcinogens, while increasing cellular uptake of oxygen
i love 'em in a salad with spinach walnuts and a lil bit o'mozzarella cheese, EVO, some fresh ground black pepper and we're rockin and rollin
ARTICHOKES: a NEW addition to my diet. great detoxifier, as a friend of the liver they promote flow of bile & stimulation liver cell regeneration. not bad. i have also heard that they help to treat high blood pressure and ward off heart attacks.....HEAR THAT DAD, GET CHO FILL BOY!
I just came across this picture as i am looking
though shots for my website
while doing a jump squat
how does my form look to you?
i have been having trouble with my right knee for about 6 weeks now
my toes are slightly turned out in this position
this tells me that that my calves are tight
which puts more pressure on my joint
due to the fact the the proper muscles arent firing during this exercise
because of that there are other parts that are working over time
|IMBALANCE||WEAK MUSCLES||TIGHT MUSCLES|
|Feet turned out||Gluteus medius||Soleus|
repetitive jumping with turned out feet.....
NOT SO GOOD
foam rolling exercises will open up the tighter muscles
and then you can concentrate on the weak muscles to make sure they fire
once this problem is corrected THEN go back to jump squats
and magically your knee wont hurt! (my knee, who evers knee)
take a pic or a video of yourself working out
you will be surprised what you miss when you are looking at yourself in the mirror
bring it to me, we can look it over together
come up with a plan create proper movement patterns
and get rid of those aches and pains
through diet and functional movement