A Look on Diet Fitness
Many people nowadays are very much conscious about their own health a
nd fitness. In addition to that, these people, and many others as wel
l, are now having that desire to sculpt their bodies to ahieve that m
agazine-cover look. As a result, gyms, health spas and other fitness
centers have proliferated all over to cater to the needs of the fitne
ss buffs and afficionados.
Even on television exercise machines, weight loss products, and other
paraphernalia to improve fitness have more or less gained control ov
er the airwaves and made their way into the households. But exerise i
s not the only way to build that body beautiful. It also entails cert
ain amount of responsibility on the foods one chooses to eat. Being h
ealthy and fit requires one to observe diet fitness.
Diet fitness is as essential as exercise itself. Diet for fitness pro
vides the essential nutrition one needs to restore worn-out muscles a
nd for healthy growth. Diet fitness should never be taken for granted
. With the popularity of keeping fit, many different views, methods,
programs and dieting strategies have been formulated by many professi
onals. Among these are high carb diets ad high fat diets. Whih one i
s more effective and which one should one choose to follow?
First thing to know would be the fundamental differences between the
se two diet approaches. As the nae implies, high carb diets concent
rates on taking in carbohydrate-rich foods while high fat diets endo
rses fat-rich foods. High carb diets are utilized to glycogen stored
in the liver and muscles. Glycogen is a glucose complex that provid
es large amounts of energy ready for use in anaerobic exercises.
Fats, on the other hand, is well-nown for being the richest source of
calories. It actually contains 2.5 times more calories than carbohydra
tes and proteins alike. Studies also show that it takes the body 24 ca
lories to metabolize carbohydrates while it only takes 3 to burn down
fat. So which one to follow? A person can fo