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? […]
More and more of my clients, and self defined “fitness-minded” people around the world are withdrawing from eating red meat. So, what’s their beef with Red Meat? The reasons purported range from avoiding “high” health risks like cancer, diabetes and heart disease to being environmentally conscious. However, are these or any other reasons valid enough […]
In an attempt to lose weight, clients often ask for new “healthy” snack options. Everyone knows the health benefits but is pretty much tired of the usual suspects. Handful of mixed nuts? Veggie sticks dipped in hummus? Fruit mixed into Nonfat Greek Yogurt? Been there. Done that! Some say, it’s nice to have something to […]
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Do you or someone you know snore? Do you or someone you know need to lose weight? Did you know that snoring has negative effects on weight loss? Did you know that addressing one issue, can help the other? Body Designs 2017: Stop Snoring…Lose Weight will shed light on the topic. Most people know that […]
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 […]
Good Morning and welcome again to the Body Designs website. Body Designs 214: Irritable Bowel Syndrome…Symptoms, Strategies and Solutions, may not be the most palatable topic to start the day. However, it is an important one; as many of my clients who suffer from it have mentioned it to me. Furthermore, I believe that many […]
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 […]