March, 2016

The Workout Plan That Zach Galifianakis Followed to Shed Major Weight

The Workout Plan That Zach Galifianakis Followed to Shed Major Weight

We all know Zach Galifianakis as being funnier overweight actor from movies like The Hangover, but he’s recently lost a significant amount of weight by starting an exercise regimen and cleaning up his diet.  Zach first decided to start living a healthier lifestyle by cutting out alcohol and consuming healthier alternatives to his traditional diet. […]

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Spinach and Feta Sweet Potato Breakfast Quiche

Spinach and Feta Sweet Potato Breakfast Quiche

Mornings can be a stressful time of the day and with busy schedules and responsibilities we have to tend to, many of us don’t have time to cook breakfast. One way to get around this is by preparing your breakfast for the week the weekend before so you still get the nutrients you need to […]

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I Have Diabetes—Should I Exercise?

I Have Diabetes—Should I Exercise?

Diabetes is a metabolic condition that has been on the rise in recent decades due to poor eating habits and metabolic profiles.  Recent estimates show that at least 9.3 percent of the U.S. population has diabetes and this number is sure to rise given the high prevalence of obesity among younger adults and children. There are […]

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My Favorite Healthy Scottsdale Restaurants

My Favorite Healthy Scottsdale Restaurants

No matter how devout you are to your diet, chances are you will be pressed for time or attend a social event that requires you to eat out. Luckily, Scottsdale has many restaurants that have low-calorie, nutrient-dense offerings for you to choose from. Here are my favorites. D’Lite Formerly known as D’lish, this restaurant is […]

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5 Fat Loss Tips Everyone Needs to Know

5 Fat Loss Tips Everyone Needs to Know

When participating in a Phoenix weight loss program, it is important to focus on the two main measurements: body fat percentage and lean muscle mass. To obtain a fit and lean physique, it is important to lower your body fat percentage while maintaining or increasing lean muscle mass. Here are the most important tips you need to […]

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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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6 Deadlifting Variations You Need to Try

6 Deadlifting Variations You Need to Try

Losing weight, toning the body, and feeling great is something that can help to improve your fitness in a hurry.  Many individuals flock to cardio machines in order to attempt to burn off excess calories; however, resistance training is typically an overlooked solution. Weight loss is best accomplished when individuals combine both cardio activities and […]

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6 Health Risk Factors of Having High Body Fat

6 Health Risk Factors of Having High Body Fat

Obesity is an epidemic that is becoming increasingly prevalent in our nation as our daily lives revolve around sedentary behaviors. Defined as a person’s body mass index being 30 or greater, obesity simply results from taking in more calories than are burned by exercise and normal daily activities. Being overweight or obese is much more than just a […]

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How Many Crunches Until I Get Six-Pack Abs?

How Many Crunches Until I Get Six-Pack Abs?

One of the most common questions that my personal training clients ask me is, “How many crunches do I need to do until I get a six-pack?” While there is no magic number of crunches you need to do, here are some steps you can take to help you get the abs you’ve always wanted. […]

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3 Simple Ways to Break Unhealthy Workplace Habits

3 Simple Ways to Break Unhealthy Workplace Habits

As ironic as it may sound, the same corporate employer who helps to pay your bills and maintain your lifestyle may also be a leading cause in your degrading health.  For the majority of people in the workforce, their day regularly consists of sitting slumped over in a chair, staring at a screen for hours […]

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