Three Easter Habits Totally Favorable to Fitness


Easter is here! A date which is open to lots of joy and good moments, as much as Christmas, depending only on all of us to make it happen.

A time to celebrate the rebirth, and why not our struggles, overcoming, resurrection and miracles our lives present us with?

And far from putting religion or beliefs as a matter, but with all the symbolism surrounding the holiday, even recognizing the possible link of the date with big companies opportunism to sell tons of "chocolate" products, we can learn a lot with this holiday. That's why today we're presenting Three Easter Habits Totally Favorable to Fitness:


1) Eating Eggs

We mean real eggs: chicken eggs, quail eggs, goose eggs, duck eggs. Eggs symbolize the rebirth, resurrection. The fact that the egg is made of chocolate is a custom of almost 200 years, the former being very different from nowadays. May we all have some chocolate eggs? Of course, as long as you keep a good sense of what is good and what is bad for you and your goals. In doubt, consult a professional.

Real eggs will keep you satiated for far longer than breads, yogurts, and toasts; they help in weight loss and represent an excellent source of protein at great cost. Whilst many STILL demonize egg cholesterol, its high content is scientifically proven to not being the reason for total blood cholesterol (read more about it here and in doubt, consult your nutritionist). Moreover, eggs help in the development of nervous system and memory.

2) Sharing Meals With Family

I don't know about you, but my average day meals are a fight against time on the table, it is almost a food contest, I do not have much time to talk, to taste or enjoy recipes as much as I wish I could, it's all very fast. So enjoy the Easter days to enjoy each meal alongside family and friends. A study from the University of California in San Francisco (PERISSINOTTO, 2012) points out that loneliness increases our chances of dying earlier as well as decreasing our ability to solving problems and logical challenges.

3) Resurrect on the Third Day

Easter, regardless of our different beliefs and opinions, is a time to celebrate rebirth, overcoming, striving, and breaking the boundaries between what we consider possible, from the impossible. And mixed with all this spiritual content , there is still the possible high chocolate consumption, which might still be hammering in your head since the top paragraph of today's article. Assuming you totally lost it , did not feel happy with the "eat real eggs for Fitness",  do as Nilogia is going to do: eat tons of chocolate if you feel like doing so, but learn to resurrect on the third day.

After the sweet and phenomenal cheat day/meal:

1) Drink at least 1 liter of water per kg of body weight.
2) Eat unrefined, unprocessed and non-industrialized foods.
3) Avoid fried, fatty foods as well as simple carbohydrates like rice and potatoes.
4) Focus on eating green leaves, vegetables, citrus fruits, pepper, lean cuts of fish, chicken or red meat, some nuts, seeds and fruits.

Keep Strong. And Share the Leftovers.