Relieve Stress, Release Fat

The number one stress hormone: Cortisol, can be linked to another of health issues, including unwanted fat stores. Read on to learn how to “Relieve Stress and Release Fat, with simple stress fighting tips that can cut down cortisol and burn body fat starting today!

Do you even juice?

That one liner can be perceived a number of ways, but raw juicing is an integral part of Coach Jessica’s and my healthy lifestyle. We practice this daily. Reason being, the powerful one-two punch from frequent exercise and raw, organic juices can create a stress free environment for the body (or lower stress in most cases). Cortisol (the stress hormone) is an inflammatory response due to stress. Inflammation is full of free radicals and cell destroying agents. In the presence of more oxygen and antioxidants, inflammation is neutralized and dissolved.

Raw foods are power foods!

For one, raw juices are the perfect source for a potent dose of antioxidants, phytonutrients and live enzymes (perfect for aiding digestion and absorbing nutrients).  Adding this to exercise, which oxidates the circulatory system and makes a neutral pH environment for non malicious cells (disease thrives in acidic environments).  This creates two components that free radicals and cortisol prefer to avoid.

Mix together as many of the foods pictured to the right to create a stress destroying, super elixir.  No better way to relieve stress to release fat.

But wait! There’s more stress factors

Another issue that correlates with stress and interferes with fitness and nutrition goals is time management.  This is one of the biggest enemies to stress reduction, and is one we have helped numerous clients with. Although, we are not MD’s in this subject, being a personal trainer, strength coach, and nutritionist and lifestyle consultant has it’s own perspective.  Especially when helping thousands with their fitness goals.

Helping others with making health/fitness a priority in their busy lives is one of the main inspirations for our fitness network Workout Anywhere. Whether at home, work or while traveling, the most common excuse of not having enough time, or not having a gym membership is obsolete.

Healthy Lifestyle Formula 101

It comes down to scalability, along with effective time management.  Our program has mastered this. Popular home fitness programs are often too difficult for all ability levels and can take up 45 minutes or more. However, CrossFit workouts are somewhat scalable, and efficient (typical workouts take eight to fifteen minutes). Even with the efficiency component, one still needs to travel to a CrossFit gym.

Workout Anywhere provides a quick and efficient, fat burning home workout for all ability levels. Average workout lasts 15 minutes and requires no equipment. Some pieces are recommended, but these are affordable and transportable. As well, Workout Anywhere is accessible through mobile phones, tablets, computers and televisions. If one can commit to 15 minutes, then a beginner, intermediate or advanced fitness level can have a solid workout anywhere.

Cheers (w/water),

-RundleFit

About The Author

Coach Jessica

Jessica & Justin Rundle are Spokane natives and the founders of Workout Anywhere (a Northwest fitness training app for busy parents, by busy parents). In addition, the two are the official strength & conditioning coaches for Mt. Spokane High School. To Learn more about Jessica and Justin Rundle, click here: Meet Team RundleFit.

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