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The life of a competitor in the off season
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The life of a competitor in the off season

Competitors are in what some call the “off season” but what I prefer to call the “improvement season.” A lot of people want to know what competitors do during this time. Here is the answer. Competitors sacrifice a lot things, one being QUALITY time with friends and family. Everyone is […]

Blast the Holiday Fat!
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Blast the Holiday Fat!

That plate of Christmas cookies and delicious sugar-packed treats may be staring you in the face. If, in the end of the battle of Diet vs. Holiday Season Goodnes, the sugar devil wins, try this HOLIDAY FAT BLASTING WORKOUT to burn off some of those extra calories! What you need: […]

Patience Really Is a Virtue!
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Patience Really Is a Virtue!

 Whenever I begin a weight loss or muscle gain program with a client, the number one issue we come across is patience. People sometimes forget that’s also a piece to the big puzzle. My clients tend to think that I can make miracles in less than 3 months. Don’t get […]

Everyday DOs and DON’Ts
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Everyday DOs and DON’Ts

IFBB Pro Jennifer Andrews knows a thing or two about eating right and staying in shape. Check out these 8 tips to help you achieve your goals!   DO: Eat 5-6 meals per day consuming every 3 hours. Plan and have them prepared ahead of time. DON’T: Wait until you are hungry […]

Exit the Skinny Fat Zone
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Exit the Skinny Fat Zone

For those who are extremely overweight, there is a pretty easy fat loss formula: exercise and watch the diet, fat sheds off fat and loss of several pounds a week is normal. But, for those who are not really overweight but not particularly fit either, the formula is not quite […]

Woman of Steel
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Woman of Steel

The one and only Luci Romberg has an amazing article in this weeks LA Weekly!   Luci Romberg is practicing corkscrews over a blue gymnastics mat on a sweltering day. Most of the other 16 members of Team Tempest are here at the gym, too, also rehearsing methods of launching […]

New Friend, Old Memory: Cancer Awareness Month
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New Friend, Old Memory: Cancer Awareness Month

Last week I added a new contact to my iPhone address book. As my thumbs typed out the name “Cheryl” a series of unexpected synapses fired a distant memory to the front of my mind. I’m hiding from the late-morning sun beneath a palm tree on Newport Beach. It’s late […]

Flexibility and An Open Heart
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Flexibility and An Open Heart

Flexibility is one of the most overlooked components of fitness. Very often I will see someone stretch for 2 minutes before they exercise, and that is considered stretching. True flexibility training is an important part of any overall health and wellness program, because it maintains the range of motion in […]

Always ask WHY
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Always ask WHY

Why do we believe what we believe? Why we do what we do?  In the world of health and fitness, we all want in one way or another to accomplish some type of goal.  Whether it is an aesthetic goal or even a wellness goal, it varies from person to […]