Tag Archives: Health

EAT WELL: Cucumbers

Did you know that cucumbers have actually been found to be up to 20 degrees cooler than the outside air? It’s no wonder that we want to be “cool as a cucumber” during the hot summer months! Cucumbers are great … Continue reading

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EAT WELL: A Healthy Breakfast In A Flash

If you don’t know what to have for breakfast tomorrow …? If you are short on time and need to fuel up fast, try a Smoothie (and I’m not talking about a mega calorie-sugar packed “so called healthy smoothie” from places … Continue reading

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EAT WELL: Olives

Did you know that the monounsaturated fats, vitamin E and polyphenols found in olives help provide anti-inflammatory protection and reduce the severity of the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, asthma and osteoarthritis? Olive oil’s monounsaturated fats have also been found to … Continue reading

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Discover The TRX Suspension Training System

Exercise equipment seems to come and go faster than a bullet train at full throttle. Throughout my many years as a Health and Fitness professional, and as Co-Founder of The Fitness Underground-Los Angeles I think I’ve just about seen it … Continue reading

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EAT WELL: Bell Peppers – Did you know..

Did you know that a cup of sliced raw green bell pepper contains 12% of your daily value (DV) for vitamin A, but an equivalent cup of sliced red bell peppers contains 104% DV! Red bell peppers provide both color … Continue reading

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How Alcohol Affects Weight Loss

You’ve probably heard a lot lately about wine…”It extends your life! Fights diabetes & heart disease! Prevents cognitive decline!” All due to the miraculous effects of resveratrol, a powerful phytochemical that fights viruses & inflammation. But, there’s just one thing … Continue reading

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EAT WELL: A HEALTHY LUNCH

This nutrition tip features the importance of a healthy lunch. Because our home kitchens are not available to many of us at lunchtime, it is easy to resort to restaurant or take-out food for lunch. What I have discovered as … Continue reading

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TRAINER TIP: How Much Weight Should I be Lifting?

For weight loss, research has found that lifting between 60 and 80 percent of your one-rep max (that is, the heaviest amount of weight you can lift for one repetition of an exercise) is the best way to stimulate muscle … Continue reading

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EAT WELL: Get Rid Of All The FRANKENFOOD!!

We’re a busy nation. We don’t have time to cook, let alone get to the market every day – we have stuff to do! So, we think, “we need to stock up, buy in bulk, shop once a week.” That’s … Continue reading

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TRAINER TIP: Is it better to eat a meal before or after a workout?

Back in the old days, people thought they should exercise on an empty stomach in order to burn more fat, but in fact, the opposite has turned out to be true. Your body needs some glucose (blood sugar) for fuel … Continue reading

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