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Ab Exercises | Female Physique Competition Trainer

So you’ve decided to compete in your first physique competition or wish to, yet you don’t know how to prepare. It is only natural to be nervous, but with right preparations and mindset you will be able to stand out from the rest. Your main concern should be your abdominals, as this is the most difficult area to condition for most people. The correct way of strengthening your abs will be explained in the paragraphs below. Arsine won for WBFF pro card! Of course, if you haven’t already you will … Continue reading

(Personal Trainer Los Angeles) 6 Weight Loss Snacks

If you’re looking to lose weight, then you may know snacking is one of the best ways to keep your metabolic rate high throughout the day. Although it can be good for you, too much of a good thing can have its consequences. Excessive snacking will not only add extra pounds to your stomach, but can completely ruin your weight loss results thus far. Below are six pieces of advice to keep in mind when it comes to snacking. Tip #1: Stay Clear of Low Calorie Snack Packs Stores are … Continue reading

Fitness For Your Family – Personal Trainer Los Angeles

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With the advent of things like video games and social media, today’s current generation are less and less fit and active than previous grades. If activities were made to be more engaging and fun, there may be a more natural inclination to exercise and then we wouldn’t have such a problem with childhood obesity as we currently do. If you consider that when a child is bad, and you ask him why he done, his response is usually “Because it was fun!” so this designates the idea that exercise should … Continue reading

Foods and Your Thyroid

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Over twenty-five million people in the United States are affected by a thyroid disease, mainly hypothyroidism (a slowly working thyroid) and hyperthyroidism (an over-working thyroid). Both of these conditions appear to be most prominent in women over the age of fifty, especially during menopause. Studies show that 1 in 5 women with menopause have a type of thyroid dysfunction and it is possible that the number is higher since most women are never diagnosed. What is a Thyroid? Hypothyroidism is a well-known condition that makes up over eighty percent of … Continue reading

Choose Smart When Eating Fast Food – Personal Trainer Los Angeles

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With today’s fast-paced busy lifestyle, eating fast food is a convenient way to get a meal. As you may know, fast food is not a healthy option in the least due to all of the saturated fat and trans fat within it. Although most know this, it’s still hard to resist a quick and easy meal. On the occasion that you do order fast food, be sure to choose as healthy as you can. Though there aren’t any healthy ingredients in fast food, the key is to purchase the foods … Continue reading

The Difference Between Being Physically Active and Physically Fit

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Exercise is an important life changing commitment each of us should stick to. Not only will you lose excess weight and look good from working out regularly, but your immune system will be strengthened and you’ll have more energy than ever before. Just getting your standard three to four workout sessions per week for twenty minutes each day could dramatically change your life. How To Get Fit Most people know all of the health benefits that come with exercise, yet they still come up with every excuse in the book … Continue reading

The Best Foods for Fighting Fatigue – Los Angeles Personal Trainer

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If you’re the type of person who has a hard time getting up in the morning or is ready to take a nap by the time afternoon rolls around, then you are probably not getting a sufficient energy from the foods you consume. Most people today are the types of people who suffer from fatigue throughout the day. There are many causes of fatigue, though the most common is poor nutrition. The reason a person consumes food and liquids are to create fuel for the body to perform well each … Continue reading

The Kobe Bryant Training Method for Basketball – Personal Trainer Los Angeles

Everyone involved in the basketball world knows about Kobe Bryant, as he is one of the top ten players in the world. His abilities are unrivaled by most and his intensity never diminishes. If you’ve noticed, he also has a body that clearly shows how much effort he has put into his training. If you plan on trying your hardest in basketball, then pay close attention to the training advice below and the exact exercises Kobe Bryant performs each day. The power of your jump, swiftness of your pass, and … Continue reading

5 Tips to a Healthier Salad – Personal Trainer Los Angeles

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There is a right and wrong way to make a salad. Most people think that a salad only diet will quickly help them lose weight, but if you don’t make it right then your salad dish can contain more calories than the meals your were originally eating. Of course, salad is a much better alternative than most dinners, yet they need to be prepared with the right ingredients. Below are five tips for ingredients you should add to your next salad dish. Build A Better Salad Tip #1: Vegetables Lettuce … Continue reading

3 Methods for Accelerating Results – Personal Trainer Los Angeles

You have been working out consistently and eating right, yet results aren’t coming as they used to. When you start exercising after being in a sedentary state for so long, results are immediate and apparent. After months and month of performing the same routine over again, the body will actually get used to the workout and slowly stop showing results. When this occurs, there are three methods you can use in order to start kicking up your results. Method #1: Do Exercises with Complex Movements. Try not to choose exercises … Continue reading

Focus On The Positive, Not The Negative – Personal Trainer Los Angeles

“I can’t lose weight”… If the sentence above describes your mindset, then you will never lose weight. Instead, focus on shedding your first five pounds. People need to realize that thinking about losing weight just will not cut it. Pun intended! Staring at the scale hoping your weight will decrease is not going to help in the least. You need to make a choice. Right here, right now. Do you want to lose weight? Live in the body you have always dreamed of? Then do I have some good news … Continue reading

Turn Off the TV to Lose Weight – Personal Trainer Los Angeles

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Turn Off the TV to Lose Weight Do you eat in front of the TV? If so, then you’re likely consuming excess calories resulting in you gaining weight. New studies show that eating while doing something else results in eating as much as 40% more calories per day. Only eat during dedicated mealtimes to help you lose weight more easily. Which reminds me….portion control! NEVER EAT OUT OF A FOOD CONTAINER! I MEAN IT! Put a proper portion of food on your plate or in your bowl. Chew slowly and … Continue reading

World’s Fastest Man Usain Bolt Workout – Personal Trainer Los Angeles

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Who is Usain Bolt? Usain Bolt, a man standing 6’5” weighting 207 pounds, is a three-time Olympic gold medalist from Jamaica who currently holds the world record for the 100 meter dash at 9.58 seconds and the 200 meter dash at 19.19 seconds. He achieved both of these metals at the London Olympic Games of 2012 and is the first person to ever have won the gold metal in both dashes. When Usain Bolt was first interested in sports, his favorite was the game cricket. He had been coached in … Continue reading

Exercise and Calcium Build Bone Density – Personal Trainer Los Angeles

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(Los Angeles, CA June 28, 2012) In a recent study it was discovered that consuming both Vitamin D and calcium, from either food or supplements, can increase the lifespan of a person as well as prevent the chances of osteoporosis from developing as the body ages. It’s obviously essential to your senior fitness and health maintenance routine. Recently, another study reported that Vitamin D and calcium supplements may also increase the risk of heart attack. With both reports coinciding with each other, it may be confusing as to what a … Continue reading

Hot Dogs: Still not good for you! – Los Angeles Personal Trainer

(Los Angeles, CA July 9, 2012) – Every year on July 4th America does not only celebrate the day of independence, but also takes part in the International Hot Dog Eating Contest. In 2012, a man from California managed to take the prize by eating sixty-eight hot dogs in under ten minutes. This means that he consumed roughly twenty thousand calories, over one thousand grams of fat, fifty thousand milligrams of sodium, and about four hundred grams of saturated fat. As you might have assumed, this is not healthy at … Continue reading

Defeat Your Sweet Tooth! – Personal Trainer Los Angeles

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Exercise is a key factor in losing weight, but the foods you use as fuel is responsible for how efficient your exercises will be as well as how much fat is being stored in your body. The main problem people face when deciding to eat healthier is their sweet tooth. Having a sweet tooth simply means you have a large craving for a sugary substance, whether it is a food or beverage. It is an unfortunate truth that people who succumb to the desires of their sweet tooth end up … Continue reading

Fit People Earn Higher Incomes! – Los Angeles Personal Trainer

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(Los Angeles, CA June 16, 2012) – Exercise can actually help you earn a higher income. How is this possible? Cleveland State University published a study that reported that those who exercise at least three hours per week will earn at least ten percent more than those who are inactive. Although there is a link between a person’s activity level and earning a higher income, at this point it is mostly speculation. There is a link though, that part has been proven. Getting the required amount of exercise will naturally … Continue reading

Exercise Your Right to Happiness – Los Angeles Personal Trainer

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EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO HAPPINESS (SANTA MONICA, CA May 30, 2012) – Are you as happy as you should be? Statistics from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Better Life Index show that most people are not. Every year in about thirty-six countries, a survey is conducted in order to find out how satisfied people are with their lives. The statistics are determined by factors that include health care, social networking, economical prosperity, and employment. The United States did not even make it onto the list for the top … Continue reading