Welcome back to the Body Designs Blog! Yes, we took a break during government’s mandated shut down. But now your Body Designs Personal Trainers have returned to doing business in the gym! Over the past several months there has been a lot of talk about the dangers of working out in a gym environment as […]
For some time, lattes and coffee have come in all sizes, temperatures and even flavors. Recently however, “milk” has been the modified ingredient of choice among coffee drinkers the world over. Originally, it was 2-Percent or Whole Milk. Then came Skim (nonfat) or Lactose Free options. Soy, Almond, Coconut and even Rice milk have been […]
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 […]
Ashwagandha is the newest “super food” to become popular on the health and fitness scene. Classified as an “adaptogen,” this Indian herb is proven to help the body manage stress. And by its definition, “smell of the horse,” it has a strong smell and is able to increase one’s strength. Some of its benefits include: […]
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.
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 […]