A healthy, high-fiber diet combined with weight training will lead to tremendous results -- you'll feel confident in your own skin and fabulous in the clothes you put on for any occasion.
We interviewed Mendy Borevitz, a Master Trainer at the Liv Method to hear more about his philosophy when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle. He believes the way we look or feel is a reflection of what's happening in our body.
Q: How did you become so passionate about fitness and food?
A: I became passionate about fitness after realizing your body is just a vehicle from which you experience the world, and the more fit your body is the more durable this "vehicle" will be. In other words, life can be experienced better through a healthy strong body. I became passionate about food after understanding the impact dietary choices make on the way you look and feel.
Q: How important is diet in getting the results you want in the gym?
A: For most of the population it has a bigger affect on how they look than how they're training. For a minority of gifted people it's not as important as how they train.
Q: What is the number one thing your clients struggle with when it comes to healthy eating?
A: Social events! When they're not in full control of the food options. 2nd is probably consistency, 2 bad days of eating can reverse progress of 5 good days.
Q: If you’re short on time, what’s one quick and nourishing meal that you can grab on the go?
A: Any green leafy salad with a good portion of protein is a good idea. Otherwise Greek yogurt or a boiled egg.
Q: What is your favorite thing to make with ROYO Bread?
A: Quick bite: royo grilled cheese, or ROYO with Tahini spread and sliced vegetables on top. Full meal, chicken sandwich or burgers on ROYO.
Q: What do you think about the saying, “abs are made in the kitchen”?
A: Abdominal muscles are not prone to growth to the extent that other muscles are therefore to gain definition you're better off losing fat over building muscles, and losing fat is effected more by diet than by training.
Q: If you could give one piece of advice to someone who is in a rut with their health and fitness journey, what would it be?
A: Most ruts are due to lack of progress, NOTHING is more motivating than progress. If you're not seeing progress figure out why instead of doing the same thing expecting a different outcome. And if your schedule is too busy to do the research to find your limiting factor you can hire a professional to do that for you.
We had a great time chatting with Mendy and hope you enjoyed hearing more about his philosophies! If you have any questions for Mendy then you can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.