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The Importance Of Muscle Memory

The Importance Of Muscle Memory

Muscle Memory:  A unique and amazing natural ability our bodies have. Over time our bodies learn movements and activities, which are then remembered. It is important to feed our body not just knowledge, but good and effective knowledge. This way later on when we need it most, this valuable muscle memory will come to the rescue. At … Continue reading

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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

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

The importance of strength

The importance of strength

  Strength is one of the most important things in life. Often there are times in life being without strength is detrimental to us.  Strength can affect your every day life down to grocery shopping. When i was a young lad, there was a time i lacked strength and every day life was difficult. I … Continue reading

The secret to the ultimate workout

The secret to the ultimate workout

What is the secret to working out? Well let me tell you how to have the ultimate workout. First things first, When you are planning on working out, you must make sure you have had the proper rest and food/hydration. That way you have energy and nutrients to carry you through your workout A good … 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