If you watch episode 10 you’ll know that upper body muscle tone is a concern for Zina! It’s often related to estrogen dominance that occurs when cortisol is blocking progesterone. That’s a lot to take in, right? In short, you need to decrease stress in all areas of life. Ditch diets, handle work stress, add joy to your life, get sleep, and reduce exposure to toxic products. Then the exercise answers will have the best chance of working fast..and permanently.
I answered Zina’s question – and potentially yours – by discussing two important things:
- Body type
- Protein type
For muscle tone you have to have a combination of the right exercise for your body and the enough of the right kind of protein to prevent losses. Even exercise can contribute to muscle loss if you don’t eat to repair and rebuild the muscle fibers. Watch the full episode to learn more about how to get and keep your muscle definition if it seems to be going south on you.
What’s Your Body Type Tell You About Exercise?
Watch the episode to see how the exercise for Zina – a “hard gainer”- changes. You’ll get tips you can apply to your body type.
When it comes to protein you have several choices too. Identify the right protein for the right time of day and learn how even a good option could derail you at the wrong time.
What Protein Type and Timing Prevents Muscle Loss?
*test don’t guess your tolerance to dairy
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It’s all about TYPE. Workout for your body type and eat the right type of fuel at the right time.