Exercise, Nutrition and Weight loss Programs at Altima Physio
Come to Altima Physio to help you lose weight! Our professionals will design you a specific exercise program that meets your weight loss needs. If that’s not enough incentive, your extended health plan can cover it! Why pay excessive gym fees when you can come to
Altima Physio for your own supervised weight loss and exercise programs?!
In addition to weight loss exercise programs, the professionals at Altima Physio will educate you about the importance of hydration and nutrition, and their involvement in losing weight.
· Drink at least 2.5L of water per day – this does not include during your workout · While exercising, continuously drink water (about 10oz every 10 min)
· By cutting out 500-1000kcal per day, you can safely and effectively lose 1-2lbs every week.
To start, follow these dietary guidelines:
· 2 portions of fish per week (at least one that is rich in omega-3; ie salmon or trout) · 2 portions of protein rich food per day · 5 portions of starchy foods per day (high in fiber) · At least 5 portions of fruit and vegetables per day
· 3 portions of dairy per day (low fat)
· Choose water instead of pop or juice
· Look for labels “reduced” or “no added salt”
Talk to your Physiotherapist