What is "Flexible Dieting"?

What is "Flexible Dieting"?

Nutrition is both simple and complex. It's simple in that if we want to lose weight, we need to burn more calories than we eat (and vice versa if we want to bulk up). But genetic, environmental, lifestyle, psychological and social factors can affect our individual nutritional needs making them more complex. "Flexible dieting" isn't a diet; it's a nutritional concept where you have a daily calorie and macronutrient (carbohydrate, protein and fat) target and as long as those specific numbers are achieved, then food selection is left up to your personal preference. Here's the skinny on how it works.

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Somato-what? What You Should Know About Your Genetic Body Type

Somato-what? What You Should Know About Your Genetic Body Type

Science classifies our bodies into genetic categories. Naturally we fall into one (or a combination) of these three “somatotypes” based on body structure, muscle and fat storage and distribution: Ectomorph, Endomorph and Mesomorph: Knowing your natural body type can help guide you toward the right exercise and nutrition plan to help you naturally become more healthy and fit. 

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