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Weight loss related articles and tips from celebrity fitness trainer, Lucas James, located in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Fitness Training – 10 Reasons Why It is Important

Fitness Training – 10 Reasons Why It is Important

As a Fitness Trainer in Scottsdale, Arizona, there is nothing more rewarding than seeing the physical and mental changes in my clients as they improve their health through regular strength-training. First and foremost, all of them report feeling better physically as their muscles respond to my fitness programs.

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Weight Loss For Emotional Eating Infographic

Weight Loss For Emotional Eating Infographic

For the last eight years, I’ve seen several personal training clients struggle with emotional eating and losing weight. Emotional eating is not something out of the ordinary.  Research has shown that thousands of Americans struggle each day with disorder and often have trouble with losing weight loss. As a matter of fact, 38% of adults say they have overeaten or eaten unhealthy foods in the past month because of stress.

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John Goodman’s Weight Loss Diet and Workout

John Goodman’s Weight Loss Diet and Workout

We have known him over the years as being a funny and likeable guy, but we have also known John Goodman to be a large guy.  He once reached 400 pounds at his peak weight, which shows just how large he actually was.  However, in recent years, you may have noticed that John Goodman looks […]

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How Important is Protein Timing for Muscle Building?

How Important is Protein Timing for Muscle Building?

From the first time many people start weight lifting, the notion that they need to start choking down more chicken and guzzling protein shakes to gain muscle or lose weight begins, and while an increase in protein may be necessary to help maximize recovery and stimulate muscle protein synthesis, the actual timing of protein has […]

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3 Mental Preparation Tips for Weight Loss and Fitness

3 Mental Preparation Tips for Weight Loss and Fitness

According to the 2011 Food & Health Survey conducted by the International Food Information Council Foundation, 77 percent of Americans are trying to lose weight or avoid gaining weight. Despite their efforts, nearly 70 percent of Americans are overweight or obese. This is due to a variety of factors, but for many, it comes down […]

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5 Fundamentals To Getting Lean Fast

5 Fundamentals To Getting Lean Fast

Need to strip off the fat to reveal you lean and muscular body as fast as possible? Don’t be a victim of the common misconceptions surrounding fat loss that will tell you to eat salad and spend hours on the treadmill at the gym. With these 5 tips, you can speed up your fat burning […]

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Alcohol: How it Affects Your Body and Tips for Smart Consumption

Alcohol: How it Affects Your Body and Tips for Smart Consumption

The fitness industry has long had a negative stance on alcohol consumption due to its lack of nutrition (empty calories) and ethanol content, the toxic metabolic by-product that can cause damage to your liver and inhibit essential nutrient absorption like amino acids and B vitamins, while also impeding upon muscle protein synthesis. And at 7 […]

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How To Hydrate Before, During and After a Workout

How To Hydrate Before, During and After a Workout

Water is the building block of life and is arguably the most essential component of the human body. It regulates body temperature and blood pressure, protects vital organs, and deals with aging and is absolutely necessary for the physiological function of the human body. Other ways to stop aging in the human body can be […]

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3 Dieting Secrets for a Summer Body

3 Dieting Secrets for a Summer Body

No matter how great the workout program, a lean and fit summer body will never be achieved without the proper nutritional program and diet adherence. Many people resort to radical protocols to achieve a desired summer physique such as increased meal frequencies, nutrient timing, and cutting certain macro-nutrients; when in reality they should really be […]

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4 Tips for a Flat Stomach

4 Tips for a Flat Stomach

If you’ve ever suffered from unwanted abdominal bloating, you know how uncomfortable it is when you try and fit into your clothes and how embarrassing it can be when you need to sport a bathing suit. Everyone desires a flat and toned stomach but many people are often confused about how to reduce their abdominal […]

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