Month: January 2019

Food Health

Clean and Lean in 2019 Week 5

Hey Clean and Leaners, how was week 4? Is exercises becoming more of a habit? Are you managing to exercise in some way at least 4 days a week? That’s’ the target you should aim for to maintain good health and to start making changes in your body’s strength and …
Food Health

Clean and Lean in 2019 Week 4

Hi everyone!   Week 3 is done, how were the exercises? I hope the plan was fairly simple to follow, if you had any issues or there was confusion please shoot me an email at val@bethebestuwellness.com or a message on Facebook and I’ll help! Week 4 is about getting those …
Fitness

Clean and Lean Workout Plan 1

For the first few weeks I just want your cardio sparks to be anything you find enjoyable that gets your heart rate up, you can dance, run, bike, swim, whatever makes you smile! Just make sure you get to the point where it really feels like a workout, slightly out …
Food Health

Hierarchy Of Carbs

1.  Allium vegetables garlic, onions, shallots, chives, scallions and leeks (eat at least ½ cup per day) 2. Cruciferous vegetables cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts, collard greens, kale, bok choy, kohlrabi, arugula, watercress, turnip, rutabaga, radish (1 to 1.5 cups per day) 3. Dark leafy greens spinach, romaine lettuce, dandelion …
Fitness Health

Clean and Lean in 2019 Week 3

Hi everyone, Today I start my new exercise program which I’m kinda psyched about.  The principles it is based on are periodization, functional training, and the Spark method.  Let me explain. 1. Periodization Periodization is based on the Russian Tudor Bompa’s training schedule he devised in the 60’s for Russian …
Food Health

Clean and Lean in 2019 Week 2

Hey everyone! Second week (or actually the first full week but who’s counting?) of Clean and Lean in 2019, how is everyone feeling?  I do admit, I tried out some healthy dessert recipes this weekend to post on the blog, and I don’t think I was ready to reintroduce sugar …
Food Health

Clean and Lean in 2019 Week 1

Hi all! Back to blogging now that the holidays are officially over and I’m finally over my fun bout with the flu (ugghhh!), and I’m so excited about what we’re doing online this year, we’re calling it Clean and Lean in 2019! And unlike many other programs, we’re going to …