Nutrition

The Top 5 Anti-bloat Foods

The Top 5 Anti-bloat Foods

It’s finally summer and the pool season is here in Scottsdale, unfortunately there is a chance that as you put on that bathing suit you’ve encountered an uncomfortable experience – bloating. We all will experience bloating from time to time. Often caused by natural processes during digestion, bloating is typically triggered by the accumulation of fluid or […]

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4 Easy Ways to Add More Protein To Your Diet

4 Easy Ways to Add More Protein To Your Diet

It is well-known that protein is essential to building and preserving lean muscle mass, but it is also proven that higher protein diets create increased levels of satiety and lead to greater fat loss. For these reasons, it is essential that you consume an adequate amount of complete proteins to create a positive nitrogen balance […]

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5 Healthy Snacks That Top Celebrity Trainers Swear By

5 Healthy Snacks That Top Celebrity Trainers Swear By

Snacking can either be your greatest friend or foe when following a healthy eating plan or trying to lose weight, since the choices you make when snacking can either dramatically increase your calorie consumption throughout the day or stave off cravings and provide satiety until your next meal. One group of people that has to constantly watch […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Macronutrients

Everything You Need to Know About Macronutrients

“Does it fit your macros?” is a popular question posed by many fitness enthusiasts and professionals today. But what is a macro? A “macro” is the abbreviation for macronutrient, which is a nutrient that provide calories or energy and are substances needed for growth, metabolism, and other physiological functions. There are three macronutrients that are […]

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Importance of Calorie Counting

Importance of Calorie Counting

Calorie counting… it’s a love/hate relationship. Let’s look at why many people “hate” calorie counting.  When calories consumed are monitored, it forces people to take responsibility of their actions and habits, which can be a daunting awareness factor. You wake up and immediately venture to the kitchen to brew your morning cup of coffee. The […]

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Customized Lifestyle Planning & Health Testing

Customized Lifestyle Planning & Health Testing

At Lucas James Personal Training we focus on promoting healthy lifestyle planning through comprehensive fitness, nutrition and wellness programs.  Since there are multiple components involved in creating and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, it’s important to have ample medical and health history information to most accurately assess an individuals’ personal strengths, weaknesses and goals for fitness […]

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How to Read Nutrition Facts, Information & Labeling

How to Read Nutrition Facts, Information & Labeling

Choosing between McDonalds, Starbucks or Subway might be the toughest dietary choice you’ve had to make recently.  But for the rest of us who struggle with interpreting the nutrition information and data on a nutrition facts label at the super market, it often feels like we’re reading an ancient manuscript.  That’s why our expert nutritionist […]

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Ultimate 6 Pack Abs Workout & Diet

Ultimate 6 Pack Abs Workout & Diet

At Lucas James Personal Training, we know finding ab exercises and the right abs workout for a sick six pack and perfect lower abs can be tough.  We also know that an abs diet can help you achieve the most shredded physique because nutrition is seventy-five to eighty percent of accomplishing any fitness goal, 6 […]

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MEN: Nutrition for Impotence

MEN: Nutrition for Impotence

Men both young and old, all around the country, are dealing with the difficulties of erectile dysfunction on a daily basis.  Aside from the physical set-backs, E.D. can cause emotional distress and concern, heightening stress levels and making it more difficult for guys to focus on the joys of life.  Erectile dysfunction can occur in […]

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75 Ways to Cut 100 Calories

75 Ways to Cut 100 Calories

Here are some tricks and tips on how to reduce calories on your meals and snacks during the day. It’s a great guide to live by and will keep you looking thing! Lucas James a personal trainer in Scottsdale, AZ.

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