What to Expect if You Go Keto

What to Expect if You Go Keto

The keto diet is known for being high in fat and super low in carbs (often to under 25 grams of net carbs a day!), so that the body can use fat as its main fuel, as opposed to relying on glucose. It goes against the campaign behind decades of “low fat food equals less fat in your body and less fat on you!” beliefs of the late 80’s/early 90’s thinking. We now know that science doesn’t add up – we now know that high fat, moderate protein, minimal carb diet can actually speed weight loss and promote fat burning. And if you make it through the initial “keto flu” transition phase, you might notice greater energy, fewer cravings, and even better athletic performance down the road. That initial period can be rough, as your body is adjusting to the lack of carbs and higher intake of fat, so you... Read More
What You Need to Know About 30 Day Breakaway With Idalis Velazquez

What You Need to Know About 30 Day Breakaway With Idalis Velazquez

If you’re ready to discover how resilient you are both physically and mentally, you won’t want to miss Beachbody’s new 30-day running challenge, 30 Day Breakaway. Created by Super Trainer and track-and-field athlete Idalis Velazquez, this program combines resistance training with running to help you not only conquer a 5K with confidence but also build a leaner, stronger, faster body. Ready to see how fast and how far you can go? We sat down with Velazquez to find out what inspired this 30 Day Breakaway and why everyone — from beginners to longtime runners — can benefit from this running challenge. What was the inspiration for 30 Day Breakaway? “I wanted to create a program that would help people break away from any fitness and mental plateaus, any physically self-limiting beliefs, and even their own living room — and help them reconnect with nature and all the amazing benefits of running.... Read More