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? […]
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 […]
This article details how hormone balance help you feel better.
California’s drought lasted 376 weeks. And according to officials, it began on December 27, 2011 and ended on March 5, 2019. There are many negative effects of droughts. Weather conditions are primed for fast-spreading and dangerous wildfires. The reduced water allocations can potentially harm sea life consequently reducing our ecosystem. Unstable ground surfaces can form […]
This Article describes the benefits of having a positive mindset for exercise and diet.
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 […]
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 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 […]
As you know Body Designs West is LA’s Personal Training Studio that offers fitness programs tailored to your goals and abilities. Tracy and I are so committed to help you achieve success, we offer this blog in order to educate, encourage and entertain you on your fitness journey. Today’s installment…Health and Fitness Benefits of Flowers […]