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Flax Seed Is A Busy Body and Budget-Conscious Must-Have

Keeping fit and healthy in this day and age is becoming more of a luxury. A luxury of time for people who are always on the go and who ca not seem to find the occasion to prepare nutritious, home-cooked meals. Moreover, it is an indispensable luxury especially for the regular wage earner whose income can barely afford the price of garden fresh foods and health supplements to instead settle for microwaveable meals. So how does a typical American keep healthy despite all these everyday constraints?

If you think processed food is remarkably healthy, then most likely you are buying into empty promises of nutrition. In fact, much of the nutrients fortified into processed food items are lost in the course of refining and processing. Furthermore, these products are packed with preservatives, so beware of the related health risks. Now if you have been regularly taking synthetic vitamins and supplements, be informed that the concept of complete nutrition is not likely in this instance since the body cannot effectively utilize the vitamin contained in the pill, with its compound being isolated from a set of micronutrients typical from the natural source.

In the end, natural, whole foods remain as the top source for essential micronutrients that the body can directly absorb and utilize for its various biochemical functions. Nothing beats the regular consumption of garden fresh food and farm products. But was not it mentioned earlier that these are not only costly but also time consuming in terms of preparation? Yes indeed! But there is an easily available natural source packed with all the right nutrients that will not even hurt a tightened budget. That is the willowy flax seed.

Get it whole or milled, the flax seed is an affordable, natural supplement that provides the essential nutrients important to our diet. On top of its nutritional components are Essential Fatty Acids or EFAs – particularly Omega 3, that aid in the various functions of the body. EFAs assist in the formation of strong muscles, in hormonal excretion, with brain development, and in the upkeep of immune functions. Likewise, Omega 3 regulates metabolism, blood pressure, and sugar levels to prevent the onset of cardiovascular diseases as well as keep the body energized and full of stamina. Moreover, flax seed is packed with soluble fiber to aid in digestive functions, and lignans that are known to inhibit the growth of tumor and cancer cells.

So if you can not afford the regular purchase of whole foods or are too busy to be bothered by its preparations, then why not buy cold-milled flax seed and sprinkle it over meals and beverages today. flax seed

is the nutritional ally for both busy-bodies and budget conscious consumers.

Four Business Lessons Learned As a Body Sculpting Champion

Back in October 2004 I won the Central North Island Novice Body Sculpting Championships and went on to compete in New Zealand Nationals. To achieve this I trained 7 days a week, twice a day for up to 1.5 hours at a time and monitored my nutritional intake like a hawk. I shed 15 kgs off my frame and got down to 10% body fat.

In short I applied a tremendous amount of discipline and focus to achieve this amazing result of sculpting my body into this ideal symmetrical physique the judges required.

Was it worth it? Absolutely. Would I do it again, no.

It’s not that I don’t enjoy eating chicken and broccoli 7 days a week but I’d rather not. I also don’t think being that lean is a natural state for anyone to be in for a long period of time – bones and muscle is not altogether attractive.

Plus it had never been my intention to stand on stage in a skimpy outfit, wearing 6 inch heels and bronzed up to the max, striking a variety of poses to be show of my physique. But as the competition date drew nearer, I realized I owed it to myself to enter to acknowledge and justify all the hard work I’d put in. I’m so glad I did!

What I am forever indebted to though, is the entire journey I experienced, because it proved to me that I could do anything I put my mind to.

1. Keep your eye on the end goal

I recall the moment when, standing on stage, my name was called and I was asked to step forward as one of the top 3 contestants. I realized at that moment that every single day leading up to this moment I had never contemplated losing.

There I was excited to have made it, trying to balance on these ridiculous heels and exude grace and confidence when suddenly it struck me that I may not win. I hadn’t planned for that! I set myself a goal to win that competition, I put my heart and soul into training and diet, I made a ton of sacrifices to stay on track no matter what and look what happened.

2. Apply determination liberally

It’s interesting to note that during that same year, applying that discipline and focus to other areas of my life meant they also blossomed as a result. In my new role as National Brand Manager for a major haircare company, I pulled off the best ever Hairdressing Awards in my first 3 months and increased brand performance across the board by 30% in the first year.

As if that wasn’t enough, I had also decided to take on part-time extramural study by completing a University Certificate in Fitness Management to learn more about nutrition, anatomy, physiology and exercise prescription.

Due to my 5am starts and training time I had to make creative use of my study time often reading on the exercise bike at the gym while doing a 1.5 hour low intensity workout to burn fat. I maximized the time I had by working smart and managed to get all As and even some A+s as a result.

3. You can achieve anything you put your mind to

I’m telling this story not to brag (because even I was amazed by it) but to show what amazing results anyone can achieve when they choose to.

“People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret to success”. Norman Vincent Peale

It is this belief in ourselves that makes us the entrepreneurs we are. It’s our ability to pick ourselves up when we fail, which we never plan to, and learn from it. This belief allows us to sculpt ourselves into a better person and make our business stronger.

4. Be an artist and create daily

We are sculptors at work. Constantly chiseling, scraping and polishing our creations with the help of specific tools, as Karen McGregor writes in her book ‘Sculpting the Business Body.’

Taking purposeful action each and every day towards achieving our goals means that we will achieve our success. Especially when combined with a support crew and an accountability team. Back in 2004 that was my nutritionist, my friends at the gym and my friends and family.

I hope you choose to invest in yourself and your business this year for real. If you want to get your business in shape then sign up for the September Business Builder online coaching program today http://womanzworld.com/business-success-academy/