Fitness and Nutrition Articles
Lucas James, celebrity fitness trainer has written some of the best fitness and nutrition articles for fitness, nutrition, weight loss, recipes, muscle building, workouts, exercises, and many more!
http://watersoftenerguide.com/best-water-filter-pitcher/ We’re all aware that alcohol isn’t the best choice of beverage for anyone who has serious health or fitness related goals, but at the end of the day many of us still choose to consume alcohol in social settings or to wind down after a long day. Let’s be clear, no alcohol is healthy […]
A beer craze is upon us and while many brews may be delicious, there’s an abundance of health concerns that come with the consumption of this alcoholic beverage. Beer often contains a ton of empty calories that can negate your weight loss and fat loss goals. At 7 calories per gram plus the added carbohydrates from […]
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 […]
The health and fitness craze has swept the nation by storm and new marketing buzz words and fads are constantly coming in and out of popularity when it comes to nutrition and fitness. Every supermarket across the nation is now decorated with advertising preaching “organic,” “low-carb,” “free range,” “gluten free,” “non-GMO,” “all natural” and more. […]
When it comes to nutrition, there are many fallacies and generalizations that create and abundance of confusion which is further perpetuated by fitness professionals and individuals who work out of their scope of practice. Carbohydrates have been given a bad rap over the last few years due to the popularity of low-carb and ketogenic diets, […]
Every workout needs the proper nutrition to fuel it correctly, but each mode of exercise requires a different approach to maximize performance because of the body’s several metabolic pathways that utilize different fuel sources. While nutrient timing may not mean everything, it can give you that single percentage advantage that can add to an extra […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Teaming up with a seasoned personal trainer Scottsdale, AZ is your best bet. With a professional trainer by your side, your odds of achieving the body you dream of are exponentially higher.
Personal Training is a service that is growing in popularity and for many reasons. First off, personal training is a great way to stay on a regular fitness schedule, which means you will see true results. Secondly, hiring a personal trainer ensures that you are maximizing your time and effort. How many times have you […]
It’s that time of year again when Arizona Foothills Magazine, the Valley’s leading luxury lifestyle magazine, is hosting their annual “Best of Our Valley” awards. In 2014, Lucas James was voted best personal trainer in the valley. Visit their site today to vote for him to win the Best Personal Trainer award again in 2017! VOTE HERE! […]
Improving one’s fitness is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions with many people getting back into the gym at the beginning of the year. Come Spring, however, many people have already given up or forgotten about their health and fitness goals. Whether it’s due to busy schedules or lack of motivation, many people […]
Personal training is an option many individuals consider starting the beginning of the year and for great reasons. A personal trainer can assist in many exercise-related goals and can be a guide to help any beginner or advanced exerciser. When searching for a personal trainer however, it is important to do your homework and research […]
The start of the New Year is a time to start fresh, leaving all bad habits behind and beginning newer, healthier habits. Maybe your New Year’s resolution is to lose weight or eat healthier, maybe it is to lean out and look better. If exercise is atop of your New Year’s resolution list, you ought […]
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. […]
Planning holiday gifts is a fun time to show those close to you that you care. For some, it might involve purchasing the newest gadgets around, but this year, consider a different holiday season gift instead to impress the husband, boyfriend, father, brother, or any guy in your life and show them you care. This year, […]
Instead of giving the woman in your life a material possession this year, why not give her a gift that is invaluable? The gift of health is not only a way to help her improve her physical and mental health, but it’s also a great way to strengthen your relationship. Listed below is everything you need […]
Searching for the best fitness facility in the Scottsdale area? Determining a “best” fit varies depending on the services for which you are seeking. If you pay close attention when visiting a weight loss and fitness facility, you may find that there are tons of services offered, but do you want to use all of […]
Your gym friend swears by free weights and only free weights, but your coworker says that machines do the same exact thing as free weights. Who do you believe? Maybe you are new to the gym or maybe you have been working out for some time now, which do you feel is better? Is there […]
Planning for summer involves more than travel arrangements and hotel stays; it starts months before the actual trip to the beach and begins with your fitness. This part of summer planning is where you gear your focus towards having the body you have always dreamed about. Your summer beach body and ripped six pack abs […]