Is your ultimate body goal a lean and toned physique?
Are you training every day by focusing on reducing body fat and building muscle?
Top athletes around the world use Herbalife nutrition products to help them reach their fitness goals. To help you with this, we have developed a what your body needs wellness framework, resistance and high intensity exercise stimulate muscle building.
Our body needs protein for muscle maintenance and growth. Sports people usually need more protein than normal. This range is between 1.4 to two grammes of protein per kilogramme of body weight.
Our body also uses carbohydrates as a prime energy source to fuel the muscles and brain during intense workouts. The majority of our daily carbohydrate intake should come from whole grains, vegetables and fruits. While simple carbohydrates should be consumed before and during intense workouts.
Just like every adult athletes and active people need fibre, we should aim to consume at least 25 grammes of fibre (approx 5g in an apple) per day to support our health.
Healthy Fats such as omega three aren’t just important components of a healthy diet, they also provide energy for the body as well as supporting brain and heart functions. Highly active people are advised to consume a moderate amount of fats in their diet.
If you’re exposed to increased amounts of exercise, you might need more vitamins and minerals. The majority of these nutrients are not produced by our body. Therefore inadequate levels can impair exercise performance.
When we exercise, our body also consumes more oxygen increasing so called oxidative stress by two.
Nutrients or plant based nutrients with antioxidant qualities that protects against cell and tissue damage can help.
Make sure you include plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet. To help with your Phyto nutrient intake.
The majority of our body is made of water and most of the chemical reactions need water to be conducted. If you’re exposed to extensive amounts of exercise and sweat.
Ensure you are adequately hydrated by increasing the amounts of fluid intake to avoid dehydration and loss of electrolytes.
Athletes and highly active people may also require more sleep than the average seven to nine hours a day to allow for adequate recovery as well as reduce the risk of injury and illnesses.