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Stella Steps Up Week 12: Healthy eating habits

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Getting healthy includes a combination of exercise and good nutrition.

At least one member of the KULR-8 team puts a strong emphasis on preparing healthy meals.

"I throw a little bit of butter in a pan, some olive oil, some salt, some pepper, a little garlic powder," explained Tyson Adams, a Producer at KULR-8.

Adams dedicates a substantial part of his week to planning his meals.

Asparagus and chicken are staples in his diet.

Adams' participation in the Corporate Fitness Challenge is helping him sharpen his focus on good nutrition, because working out has never been an issue.

"I've been a multi-sport athlete growing up, all of my life. I know how to work out. I grew up a wrestler. We lifted. We ran. I know that part of it," Adams said.

What he needed to improve is learning more about the healthy combinations and amounts of food he should be eating. Tyson emphasized, "And so this whole fitness tracker thing, where we're tracking our meals, it's just definitely helped me out immensely."

It is helping because his days of being an elite athlete are over and his job doesn't require a lot of movement. "I'm sitting in a chair, 8 to 9 hours a day. I try to move around the office, but there's no way I can move around enough to be able to feel comfortable about the exercise part of it," said Adams.

However, he is learning although exercise is important, nutrition is equally, if not more crucial to getting in top-top shape.

Adams said, "I've noticed physical changes just based on what I'm eating. I'm not tired. I have more energy. There are so many different things that have helped me, just based on the eating. 

The personal growth towards a healthier lifestyle is what matters a lot.

The 12-week Corporate Fitness Challenge with the KULR-8 team and Granite Health and Fitness comes to a close this week.

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