10 Ways To De-Stress During The Holiday Season

Deena Russo, High Performance Personal Trainer The holidays can be a lot of hustle and bustle and can make us feel overwhelmed and exhausted. Stress is proven to be bad for your health. Negative side effects of stress include difficulty getting to and staying asleep, elevated blood pressure, over the long term it can damage heart health, plus it can cause depression and moodiness. There are several effective methods to reduce stress. The best plan is to find a way to move your body and get the endorphins going in … Continue reading

Workout For The Day – Santa Monica Stairs

Go for 10 sets: Just to be clear, going up and down is one set. Or down and up. You can’t call going down and up as 2 sets! Do the 10 sets walking, not running. Stretch hamstrings, quadriceps and calves at the top each time. Finish with 100 crunches on the grassy area in the middle of 4th near Adelaide. Want to target your glutes more? Here are 3 ways to work more glutes on the Santa Monica stairs: Make an effort to hinge at your hip with step … Continue reading

Personal Trainer Los Angeles | Is Your Fitness Plan Intelligent?

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So you have finally started exercising, or have been exercising for awhile now, but there is something that isn’t quite right about your routine. It may be that you haven’t lost much weight, haven’t grown much muscle, or after every workout you feel extremely sore and are developing pains that persist beyond normal soreness. If either of the previous statements sounds like you, then you may have an unbalanced fitness plan. There are correct ways and incorrect ways to perform an exercise. To get the most out of a routine … Continue reading