BearPAL Nutrition Blog

Metabolism and Sleep

Metabolism and Sleep

We covered why you need to expose yourself to sunlight every day to maintain your synchronization to your circadian rhythm. Exposure to the external light/dark cycle of day/night keeps us in sync on much more than you may think. Our metabolism (how we process energy...

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Is 7 hours of sleep enough?

Is 7 hours of sleep enough?

Things I have learned this month: How to spell rhythm without having to constantly spell check, and That I do not sleep as well as I thought. Why did I have to spell rhythm? Because I'm learning about circadian rhythm. I am still breaking the habit of saying cicadian....

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Everything is hard until it isn’t…

Everything is hard until it isn’t…

If you follow along on FB or IG, you know I did Andy Frisela's #75Hard challenge from August through early November this year. I actually ended on day 80, because I kind of just kept going. I heard somewhere on a podcast that, "Everything is hard until it isn't." This...

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How’s your NEAT?

How’s your NEAT?

Energy balance decides whether you gain weight or lose weight. Simple, right? Yes and no. Your body is a system that abides to the laws of thermodynamics. If you have calories in greater than energy calories out - you will store fat, intake equals out – you maintain,...

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June Read – Girl, Stop Apologizing

June Read – Girl, Stop Apologizing

OK, I need to admit I never read her other book, Girl Wash Your Face. Why would I need to? I already know that. I have not been on the Rachel Hollis fan bus. I didn't even know who she was. Basically, she is a really driven gal that has built herself and empire and...

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May Read – Atomic Habits

May Read – Atomic Habits

Atomic Habits by James Clear I try and read or listen to a book a month. From here on out, I'm going to post them with a short review. This was one of my April/May choices. I did the book on Audible, so I didn't have all of the worksheets at hand, but he offers them...

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