10 Myths that Sabotage Your Weight Loss Goals

10 Myths that Sabotage Your Weight Loss Goals There is a lot of misinformed and uninformed folks out there going about their day with no clue that some of their subconscious and unconscious beliefs about food and how it affects their weight, are sabotaging their health. Some things you might have never thought into but assumed, simply because you only got part of the information. Here are some...
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A big breakfast helps with weight loss

Weight loss seekers who ate a large 500-calorie breakfast with low fat protein and low glycemic carbohydrates lost significantly more weight than those who consumed only half as much. A recent study (1) has found that satiety from food consumed in the morning immediately upon awakening, grows progressively weaker throughout the day. This means it is better to consume a larger breakfast, rather...
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Importance of the warmup and cooldown

I am still surprised after so many years of scientific proof, that the majority of gym goers do not start their workout off with a brief warmup and then finalizing their workouts with a similar cool down. The overall intent of a warmup and cool down is to indirectly reduce risk of injury.   Starting a workout with a light warmup forces blood vessels of working muscles to dilate, thus...
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5 health benefits of coffee

Despite the claims of some health experts, moderate consumption of coffee has an plethora of health benefits that need not be ignored. #1 For Digestive Regularity Are you one of those people who enjoys a ritual warm cup of coffee every morning  followed by a visit to the bathroom? Joe may be partially responsible. Caffeine affects the GI system by causing vascoconstriction to the color...
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Healthy EggNog

Here is an easy way to make the traditional eggnog with a healthy twist. Do not feed alcoholic version to children, sick folks or pregnant/breastfeeding ladies. INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup of Liquid Eggwhites 2 Cups of Fat free milk 1/2 cup fat free coffee creamer 2 Tbs Stevia 1 tsp Vanilla 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 2 Tbs rum (optional DIRECTIONS Place all ingredients in a blender and blend on low...
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4 tips to compensate for the holiday binge

Tip #1 Work out hard before the binge - Like boot camp, HIIT, R.I.P.P.E.D., P90x, Insanity or wind sprint training. - Pilates or yoga doesn’t count. Must be an intense class - make the binge your post workout carb load - easy on the liquor at the party Tip #2 Workout first thing next morning - heavy weights - 60 min moderate intensity following Tip #3 Drop all complex carbs for next 2-3...
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Grasshopper Protein Shake

Tired of the same old vanilla, chocolate and strawberry. Well, here is a protein shake that will make your tastebuds chirp like a grashopper. I made this variance this morning because I really need a change!  And I was completely amazed at how nice it tasted. I used Egg Whites International because it’s a great protein product. Although pasteurized, all the microbes and sliminess has been...
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Coconut cottage cheese stuffed flour-free pancakes

This is a great little pancake recipe I came up with that will definitely satisfy those of you with sweet tooths, or PMSing…. teehee. Now if you are a competitor or a fitness model trying to get to or maintain ultra low levels of bodyfat, this recipe may not be for you. As the fat content is still a tad bit high and coconut is not on your menu. This recipe is designed for two pancakes at a...
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Burn Those Buns Workout

So here I am awake at 4:45 AM after about 4 hours of sleep. Woke up because I forgot to inform another trainer about a Bootcamp venue. Still awake so I figured I’d write a glute bending workout sure to have you thinking about them for the next 3 days. Prepare for your azz kicking!! Needless to say, nice butts are in. No man (even short white men) cannot deny those mesmerizing posterior lady...
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