If you don’t know your way around the fitness and diet world, it can seem like an endless pool of options that are often expensive and really confusing. With the rise in supplements and people taking them, as well as the giant wall of options in your local health food store, it is so hard to know what is actually going to benefit you and what is more likely to be a gimmick.
Will they make you feel more balanced?
Help you achieve what it is that you want to achieve?
Or are they all a waste of money?
The important thing to remember is that firstly, we should not take supplements to counteract a bad, unbalanced diet. Nothing can overtake food. So first and foremost don’t lean on supplements when you know your diet is not as healthy and balanced as it could be. Instead try to get the right amounts of vitamins and minerals you need for your body from your food and other natural sources. Secondly, everyone is very different so what one person needs, another may not and what might have helped them might not be the right thing for you.
If you are feeling low, lacking in energy, or struggling with weight loss, these are all indications that your body isn’t 100% balanced and you could be lacking in some areas with your nutrition. Here’s some of the supplements that you can take to help rebalance your hormones, mood and overall health;
Inflammation is the body’s response to any kind of injury or stress, and can occur in any part of the body in many different forms. It can be through bad diet, overtraining, injury, under-eating, sleep deprivation, when you have digestive issues, are emotionally stressed…you get the point! Getting more sleep and a better balanced diet will be THE quickest way to help with inflammation, but here are a few things that can support you along the way.
Before you take any supplements, however, it’s a good idea to first get some advice from a nutritional professional or your doctor to help you figure out exactly what YOU need. We offer nutritional advice in many of our programmes, and as freebies for our members, so that our girls can take the guesswork out and have the knowledge to make these decisions by themselves.
If you want to better understand your nutrition, give us a call, drop us an email or sign up below to be added to the list and we will notify you when we are ready to start the next programme.