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Preventing holiday weight gain

Preventing holiday weight gain

The holidays are around the corner and we all know the dangers of holiday food and weight gain. On average, most Americans gain one pound from November to February, and while that may not seem like a lot the fat that is gained during this time is often stubborn and most people never lose it. … Continue reading

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How to incorporate power foods in your regular diet.

How to incorporate power foods in your regular diet.

Incorporating power foods in a regular diet is a great way to gain strength, stamina and muscle growth without deviating from your routine eating habits improving  your over all health/fitness. Here are some examples of power foods and how to incorporate them into your normal diet.  Almonds are filled with proteins that can develop your bones, muscles, blood and … Continue reading

Keep cravings at bay.

Keep cravings at bay.

  Often in our daily lives we are faced with cravings. Cravings can come at the worst times. Such as when you’re in the middle of a diet or trying to stay overall healthy for a particular goal. Instead of giving in to cravings or just plain letting them get you down, Take control and conquer them. A … Continue reading

Turn your metabolism around.

Turn your metabolism around.

  One of the most important parts of being fit is your metabolism. Often as we get older our metabolism begins to slow down. It is never too late to get your metabolism back on track. It’s a matter of exercising your way of eating to turn your metabolism around. A good example of this is to … Continue reading

Turn into a fat burning machine

Turn into a fat burning machine

One of the biggest issues in the fitness world is losing fat. How do I get rid of fat? Many personal trainers advise their clients to diet and exercise . How do you know what you see and hear is correct and will work? As far as fat loss and fitness go, in accordance to the human body, it … Continue reading

Consistency and Determination

Consistency and Determination

Two of the most important aspects in life are consistency and determination. In order to be successful, one would need to be exuberant in both. Personally, without both I would have failed at many of the things in my life. For example, back when I was younger, I had the hardest time being small and weak. I was constantly reminded … Continue reading

5 things to do after a workout.

5 things to do after a workout.

1. Cool down A cool down is a great way to decrease post-workout inflammation. A good way is taking a shower, as alternating between hot and cold water stimulates blood flow and muscle recovery with hardly any effort. Slow walking or jogging can also be a great cool down. 2. Stretching  Active-isolated stretching is effective after … Continue reading

5 Things to do before a workout.

5 Things to do before a workout.

1. Make sure your properly hydrated. studies have shown 3% decrease in hydration can cause 10% loss in performance. 2. Before a workout it is best to have a pre workout snack, for example trail mix. This gives your body essential vitamins and nutrients to sustain your body during a work out . 3. It is very important to … Continue reading

Five fast meals to a better body

Five fast meals to a better body

Many of my personal training clients in LA have told me they where frustrated with plain, boring diet food. Here are five quick, delicious,  and fun meals to give you energy, muscle,  and over all a better body. Open-Faced Prosciutto and Plum Sandwiches Ingredients 1/4 cup fig preserves 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger … Continue reading