Tag Archives: Workout Programs

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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EAT WELL: Discover Beets – A Powerful Antioxidant

Did you know that the pigment that provides the rich red color of beets is also a powerful antioxidant and cancer fighting agent? Beet roots contain a unique class of phytonutrients called betalains. Betacyanin is the red pigment that is … Continue reading

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TRAINER TIP: Pilates

If you’re looking for a different type of exercise to add to your workout program, you might want to consider Pilates. What is Pilates? An innovative system of mind-body exercise evolved from the principles of Joseph Pilates. Pilates dramatically transforms … Continue reading

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EAT WELL: 5 MINUTE HEALTHY SAUTEED CAULIFLOWER

Enjoy the extra flavor and health benefits from combining cauliflower with turmeric for this easy-to-prepare, great-tasting side dish that will complement almost any meal. Turmeric has long been recognized as a powerful anti-inflammatory in both Chinese and Indian systems of … Continue reading

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Why Must We Exercise ? (Thoughts From Dr. Andrew Weil)

I was doing some reading last night and came across the following passage written by Doctor Andrew Weil, one of my favorite author’s on Health and Fitness. If you are not aware of Dr. Andrew Weil, you should familiarize yourself … Continue reading

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