3 TIPS FOR THE PALEO DIET
The Paleo diet has emerged as a popular nutritional protocol over recent years for people looking to lose weight and improve health. In my opinion, it definitely has a lot of sound principles going for it. Here are a few guidelines I would recommend to get the best out of your Paleo lifestyle.
Paleo to me doesn’t necessarily mean low carbohydrate. Sure foods like pasta, breads and cereals are eliminated which is great but surely potatoes, sweet potatoes and colored vegetables which were around during the paleolithic era have their place in this type of lifestyle.
Diet is primarily based on Protein, Fat and Veggies. This to me is one of the best aspects of the Paleo diet. Meals like this are filling, provide a wide range of vitamins & minerals and are ideal for body composition. A meal consisting of primarily the starchy Carbs mentioned above and Protein is more suitable for after training. speaking of which…
Lift Weights, Sprint and move Heavy Objects. These are without doubt the best training methods to burn body fat and develop muscle. This type of exercise combined with the real food principles of the Paleo diet will be a powerful combination to help you reach optimal health and body composition goals.
Paul Taylor is a personal trainer based in Dublin, Ireland. Paul is a close friend of the Your House Fitness team of Toronto, ON. To view his profile click on his name.