"Returning to the Ornish tradition!" What is a HCLF Vegan Diet? HCLF stands for "High Carb Low Fat". The approach promotes eating a significant amount of carbohydrates compared to protein and fat (your macros). This is the direct opposite of the very popular Ketogenic approach to diet. You can eat a HCLF … [Read more...] about 30 Day HCLF Vegan Challenge – Returning to Ornish and 80-10-10
Periodically, a member of the Finding My Psych team engages in a wellness challenge. If we can't put it to the test, why would we ask you, right? In the following articles, we put ourselves through a variety of challenges, including testing the impact of running using the Maximum Aerobic Function (MAF) method, eating a High Carb Low Fat (HCLF) diet, and going alcohol free for 90 days.
"You have nothing to lose and everything to gain." Taking The Plunge - My 90 Day Alcohol Free Challenge At Finding My Psych, we believe in creating an environment that fosters sustainable behavioural change. While some require absolute abstinence to save their life, most alcohol consumption falls into the … [Read more...] about 90 Day Alcohol Free Challenge – Rediscovering Your Best Self
"MAF Training is a sustainable approach for all levels." What Is MAF Training? The MAF (Maximal Aerobic Functioning) method, developed by Dr. Phil Maffetone, is an approach to training focused on building endurance through fat adaptation. Running efforts with high exertion (tempo runs, hill repeats, etc.) are … [Read more...] about MAF Training Challenge – Improving Endurance and Fat Adaptation
"Intermittent fasting allows my body and mind time to reset." What is Intermittent Fasting? The act of fasting between meals (not eating food for a dedicated amount of time), has been widely practice around the world for centuries for both health and spiritual reasons. In popular culture, it is widely seen as … [Read more...] about Does Intermittent Fasting Have An Impact On Mood? We Give It a Test!