True Ketosis is when the body uses fat instead of carbohydrates (stored glycogen) for energy. In this condition, ketones (a type of acid) are produced when fat is burned. As the body’s ketone levels rise, so does blood acidity. This can lead to ketoacidosis, a serious condition that can prove fatal. Did you know this? […]
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In honor of the French national football team (not soccer) winning this year’s World Cup just about a month ago and fact that tonight, Tracy and I will be celebrating our nuptials at Mar’sel, Terranea’s five star French restaurant, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Body Designs 215: French Fare explains the why and how the French […]
For years, the media have been touting the health benefits of Olive Oil. The truth is, surprise, surprise, they haven’t been telling you the entire story! Today, in Body Designs 213: Olive Oil’s Negative Health Effects, I will uncork some myths, pour out some evidence and coat your preconceived notions with some pure facts that […]
Over the years, Tracy and I each have had much success training clients who “kicked it up a notch” in preparation for special occasions other than weddings such as the Oscars, Golden Globes, milestone birthdays, modeling shoots, exercise videos and the like. But, as my Physique Competitor Fiance Tracy will tell you, it is easier […]
Over the past month or so, many of my clients have asked me how it feels to be 50 years old. I find it kinda funny to hear that question from so many who past that milestone long before I did. The Jersey Boy in me wanted to say, “Why do you ask? Has it been […]
Good Morning Followers: Many Body Designs’ clients have recently asked me about Intermittent Fasting (IF) as an approach to achieving their fitness goals. Well, my answer in a minute. But first, for those of you who are unfamiliar IF dieting, it is basically a meal plan schedule that alternates between FASTing and FEASTing during a […]
Good Morning and a Belated Welcome to 2018 You Nuts! If you are wondering why I have waited until the last weekend of January to write a fitness article when most other fitness “journalists” would opt to seize the opportunity to motivate current, past and potential new clients on the first day of 2018 in […]
Good morning and welcome to the last weekend in October! Man, and woMan, (given the times were are in…) how time flies!! On that note, now that Tracy is yet again 35 and I am just five months shy of my 50th, getting older seems to be a daily occurrence, instead of something that will […]