Weight Loss

High Protein Diets & Recipes

High Protein Diets & Recipes

When sports supplements, vitamins and protein powders are concerned there’s a lot of misinformation and false marketing aimed at increasing product sales.  It’s important to note that you can achieve any and all of your fitness goals, even the seemingly unattainable ones, through a natural diet and proper fitness training program.  To give you an […]

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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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Fitness Circuit Training for Weight-Loss

Fitness Circuit Training for Weight-Loss

When it comes to exercise, Scottsdale, Arizona based celebrity personal trainer Lucas James and nutrition expert Jason Apfel suggest working out smarter not harder.  In terms of maximizing the benefits of physical activity, both believe efficiency is key. Resistance training and aerobic exercise are beneficial for and essential to helping reduce body weight and improving […]

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Personal Trainer Certification Guide

Personal Trainer Certification Guide

When looking for a fitness trainer or personal trainer, it’s important to find a credentialed Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) who knows their business.  While the criteria for different certifying agencies may vary slightly, you want a trainer with a diverse background in physical fitness and exercise planning.  Even with a nationally accredited personal trainer certification […]

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Green Tea, Green Tea Recipes & Weight Loss

Green Tea, Green Tea Recipes & Weight Loss

For centuries, many cultures have been drinking tea for its health benefits.  It is often spoken about as a wonder food for weight-loss and for its potent anti-oxidant powers.  Over the last several decades, researchers have examined the extent of its long-purported health benefits, often noting positive results but offering no definitive answers. While the […]

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Blueberries, Cardio Health & Weight Loss

Blueberries, Cardio Health & Weight Loss

  Throughout history blueberries have been a natural part of the human diet. Over the last several decades, scientists have acknowledged their possible health benefits. Current research suggests blueberries may serve to aid weight-loss and help to reduce the occurrence of both cardiovascular disease and cancer in the human body.  Numerous nutritional studies have demonstrated […]

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HCG Weight Loss Diet Plan

HCG Weight Loss Diet Plan

If you’re looking to loose weight fast, you’ve most likely come across the ‘hCG Weight-loss Diet Plan’.  Weight loss is a dynamic process that should be accomplished through healthy nutrition and proper physical activity rather than by taking pills, extreme dieting, or hormone injections.  At Lucas James Personal Training, we believe it’s all about creating […]

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A Dangerous Diet: Weight Loss & Diet Pills

A Dangerous Diet: Weight Loss & Diet Pills

Nutrition Expert Jason Apfel from Lucas James Celebrity Personal Training in Scottsdale, AZ offers some advice when considering fat-burners and weight-loss pills. You’ve heard this from us before, but for the sake your wellness and staying consistent, there is no ‘quick-fix’ when your health is concerned.  The same holds true for healthy, sustainable weight-loss.  Keeping […]

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Medical Weight Loss

Medical Weight Loss

Medical weight loss and obesity is one of the leading contributing factors for cardiovascular disease across the United States. Being both obesity and overweight substantially increase the risk of death and diseases ranging from hypertension, type-2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, stroke, osteoarthritis, sleep apnea, respiratory problems and multiple forms cancers. Nearly 97 million adults in the United States are overweight or obese.

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Blood Type Diets: A Controversial Dieting Phenomena

Blood Type Diets: A Controversial Dieting Phenomena

If you’re looking to a diet for weight-loss solutions you may have recently stumbled across the ‘Eat Right for Your Type’ diet, otherwise known as the ‘Blood-type’ diet which encourages people to eat certain foods and avoid others based on their A, B, AB, or O blood type. Scottsdale, AZ based celebrity trainer Lucas James shed some light on the ‘Blood-type’ diet plan.

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The Best Weight Loss & Diet Calculators

The Best Weight Loss & Diet Calculators

Online weight-loss calculators and diet calculators are extremely helpful tools in any fitness and nutrition-planning arsenal to help achieve your weight-loss goals and keep you on track. Since your fitness level and dietary demands change along with your weight-loss and training program, its important to adjust your diet accordingly to ensure you get the proper amount of calories and food intake for healthy lean muscle growth, fat-loss, body development and cardio-vascular health.

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Healthy Skin Foods & Tips

Healthy Skin Foods & Tips

When healthy skin is concerned, a healthy body is the first step. If you’re looking for fabulously glowing and vibrant looking skin, make sure you’re eating the right foods to maintain an all around healthy body.  Since ‘you are what you eat’ it is important to eat accordingly! The foods we take in help fuel us internally, […]

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Men: Fat Burning & Testosterone Building Foods and Supplements

Men: Fat Burning & Testosterone Building Foods and Supplements

Building Testosterone with Food Testosterone is a steroid hormone that is found in both men and women.  In males, it is the primary anabolic steroid sex hormone that is highly responsible for the proper growth and development of muscle mass and bones, aside from influencing  mood and energy levels.  If you are looking to increase […]

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Stress Management Tips

Stress Management Tips

Stress is a normal psychological and physical reaction our bodies employ in order to deal with the daily demands of life.  While some levels of stress are necessary to keep us on track to accomplish our goals, too much can be detrimental to our overall mental and physiological health. In identifying the causes of stress, […]

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Staying Motivated to Reach Your Exercise Goals

Staying Motivated to Reach Your Exercise Goals

Results aren’t guaranteed when working with Celebrity Personal Trainer Lucas James, they’re earned. He can be your motivation no matter if you live in Scottsdale, AZ or Miami, FL. Life isn’t characterized what you say you’ll do, but by your actions and follow through.Anyone who’s tried to workout after long breaks from the gym or being outdoors […]

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The Best Vitamins and Supplements for Women

The Best Vitamins and Supplements for Women

Vitamins and supplements play a major role in women’s health and should be taken to ensure proper health. Most women do not get all the nutrients that their bodies need from diet alone. While it is advisable to eat a variety of healthful foods, it can be difficult to ensure complete nutrition just from food. Taking a multi-vitamin is one way to consume the vitamins required for optimal health. Some women choose to take individual vitamins instead of or in addition to their daily multi-vitamin. Certain vitamins are important for all women, especially those of child-bearing age.

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Weight Loss & Personal Training for Swimsuit Season!

Weight Loss & Personal Training for Swimsuit Season!

Hiring a personal fitness trainer in Scottsdale or Phoenix, AZ can be a difficult task due to the high number of trainers in Arizona. Swimsuit season has arrived and the month of May is one the busiest times for people start to a diet, exercise or hire a personal trainer. Choosing Lucas James as your personal trainer will give you several benefits including:

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2011 New Year’s Resolution to Lose Weight?

2011 New Year’s Resolution to Lose Weight?

Is your 2011 New Year’s Resolution to lose weight, start exercising or to get healthy? Celebrity personal trainer, Lucas James has special weight loss plan designed just for men and women! Start a fitness training program today and get the results you deserve! When you work with Lucas James you will receive the following benefits! […]

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ABC’s of Weight Loss

ABC’s of Weight Loss

Read the full alphabet on the ABC’s of weight loss to help you achieve your weight loss goals with Lucas James as your personal trainer! If you’re look to lose weight quick here’s a chart of weight loss tips. A is for Alcohol You booze, you lose: A daily serving of hooch may be better […]

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