Do you practice Pilates?
Better posture means less back pain and more energy! Here is a list of my top 10 foods to eat if you want to keep your energy levels high and give your immune system that boost.
Top 10 foods to eat if you practice Pilates
Good for – muscle growth and joint health.
Add to salads and serve with plain grilled meats and fish.
2. Bone Broth
Good for – joint mobility.
Drink it plain, or use it as a base for soups, stews and sauces.
3. Cottage Cheese
Good for – muscle building
Cottage cheese is good on its own or eat with fruit – raspberries, blueberries, blackberries or strawberries.
Good for – fighting inflammation
Include this powerhouse veggie in your daily menus.
Steam up a good batch and keep in fridge so it’s ready to eat anytime.
5. Macadamia Nuts
Good for – building muscle and boosting energy
Eat as is but watch your quantities – macadamias have more calories than any other nut (204 calories an ounce).
Alternatives – walnuts, almonds and hazelnuts.
6. Chocolate !!!!!
Good for – enhancing flexibility
Make sure you’re eating dark chocolate that contains at least 70% cocoa.
Good for – building muscle and reducing inflammation
Sauté, broil or bake salmon fillets, for a ready to eat version choose smoked salmon.
Good for – enhancing joint health and giving you energy
Peel like an orange and add it to green salad, a fruit salad or an avocado salad.
Good for – post workout recovery
Use in Indian and middle eastern dishes, sprinkle on veggies before roasting, add to whole grains such as quinoa and brown rice before cooking or stir into salad dressing.
Good for – building strong bones, aiding digestion and boosting immune system
Drink by itself or make a kefir smoothie with kefir, spinach and half a cup of frozen fruit.
Drink coconut water as an alternative.