“Doing” vs “Training” Cardio 2

Are you “doing cardio” or “training cardio”?  As a trainer and instructor, there’s a huge difference.  Sure, doing cardio has it’s place and gets you in the door, but training cardio takes your efficiency to a new level. When I work with clients individually and in classes, training always has

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Coloring…. Not Just for Kids

Easing stress is all of the rage these days, and coloring is the trendiest way to do it!  Adult coloring books are popping up everywhere and have been especially popular throughout Europe.  Here are 3 benefits to buying into the coloring trend…  oh & yes I’ve tried it too! Quiets the

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Are Cravings Making you Crazy

Cravings making you CRAZY? So it’s the New Year and you are already struggling to maintain your resolution of avoiding “bad” foods, but the cravings are driving you crazy! Here are common causes of cravings and what you can do about them.  You’ll see that it isn’t just your will-power

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If Fruits & Vegetables Could Talk

Believe it or not, fruits and vegetables can communicate through their color. Make sure your diet is colorful, containing fruits and vegetables from all categories.  Eat fresh, organic, local, and in season whenever possible.   Red Fruits and Vegetables Contain nutrients such as lycopene, ellagic acid, Quercetin, and Hesperidin, to

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Grass-Fed Beef Gets a 10!

According to a 2009 study by researches at Clemson University in South Carolina and the USDA, grass fed beef is better for your health than grain fed beef.  Here are the top 10 reasons! Lower in total fat. Higher in beta-carotene, a powerful antioxidant and precursor to vitamin A. Great

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Offal Meatballs

Here’s a quick & easy recipe to incorporate organ mean into your diet.  If you are cooking for a family, keep the secret, they will never know.  If you haven’t read my post on why organ meat is important, read it here.  Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes

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Three Tips to Ease Stress

Stress happens to all of us, how deeply we allow its effects to penetrate us is the difference. Over the years, I have found a way to calm my mind when stressful situations come into my life. Bringing these same things into your life will help you manage stress and

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Take my class Live in Santa Monica!

Now teaching every Saturday 8:00am at the all new Vie2 Cycling in Santa Monica. Experience a class jam packed with energy, inspiration, and jamming music videos.  My classes are programmed to give you the best of endurance, strength, and interval training.   Get there early so you’re sure to secure

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The Offal Things I’m Eating

Offal or awful, depends on how you look at it. Before the meat, cholesterol, and fat scare organ meat (otherwise known as offal), was prized for it’s nutritional content of vitamins & minerals, far superior to any vegetable. Beef liver for example is often dubbed natures multivitamin. The Weston A

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Portabello Pizza

Recipe – Portabella Pizza

I posted this picture and received a few requests to post the recipe, so here it is!  I prepared it in my new Air Fryer (http://www.williams-sonoma.com/products/philips-viva-digital-air-fryer/).  That thing is awesome by the way, pizza was done in 10 minutes! If you have an air fryer, the recipe is in the book,

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