Nutrition for Better Glutes
Having a nice perky booty is great and not only does your exercise have an effect, but so does your diet! Here are some great foods and tips for helping to firm up your glutes! Rules for a Better Booty: Reduce fluid retention This is the most important rule, as eliminating excess fluid from your fat cells will dramatically reduce the amount bulging from those stacked lipid boxes. So you need to cut out salt, drink more water and eat more naturally diuretic foods, including cranberries, celery, fennel and asparagus. Burn fat Excess
Lie on the pad of a T-bar machine and hold the handle with a neutral grip. Start by driving the elbows behind the body while also retracting the shoulder blades. Pull the weight towards the body until your elbows are at the midline or slightly past. Hold for one or two counts and then slowly lower the weight back to the starting position. Repeat for desired number of reps.
Begin by stand behind a barbell with your feet wide and toes turned out slightly. Without rounding your back bend the knees and reach down and hold the barbell with both hands. It may be more comfortable to hold the barbell with a reverse grip (i.e. one hand palm facing inward and the other palm facing outward). In a fluid movement press down in your heels and thrust the hips forward coming to a full upright position. Hold the standing position for one or two counts and then slowly lower back
TOP 10 CARB CHOICES
Here are Mind Muscle Spirit’s top ten favorite carbs! I know what your thinking, “No! Not carbs!” Really though, carbohydrates are very important to our everyday health. It is important to note that not all carbs are created equal. Just like, not all calories are created equal. Five hundred calories of kale is very different from 500 calories of M&Ms. The same goes for carbs. The type, quality, and quantity of your carb intake make the difference. Carbs are converted into glucose in the body, which is a form of