Best Lower Ab Exercises for Women

If you are anything like every woman out there, then there’s probably one area on your body you feel you can’t work enough: abs. Your lower abs, to be exact. After all, which woman wants to go around showing off what she thinks is a unflattering belly now that it is bikini season? However, sometimes it seems that no amount of workout is enough to make the difference. But, there’s a reason for that, and it’s simpler than you thought. The secret to toned core muscles and sculpted V-cut is not only......

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Everything You Need To Know About Carb Cycling For Women

What is Carb Cycling and How Does it Work? Today, the fat loss diet arena is populated by many diets that promise to get you one step (or more) closer to your dream body. Most of them claim they have that “one little trick” which can transform your physique. No need for hacks or shortcuts. However, nutritionists and fitness gurus came up with a particular diet that delivers on this promise just by listening to what science has to say about weight loss. Carb cycling has turned into a trendy and fun......

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alafitness Hollywood personal trainer Los Angeles IIFYM macros diet meal plan

So, what are macros? Macros, short for macronutrients, are the nutrients that provide calories from food. They consist of proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. Protein helps build lean muscle and repair broken tissue -which is what happens to your muscles during a workout. Protein burns more calories gram for gram because it requires more energy than the other macros for your body to digest it. Thus, high protein diets aid in fat loss.  1 gram of protein = 4 calories Carbohydrates (carbs) are stored in your muscles, organs, brain, and blood as glycogen which......

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What To Look For In The Best Pre-Workout Supplements For Women (And What To Avoid)

Most of us have been trained to think that a proper and nutrient-rich diet along with a consistent training regimen are the only two “weapons” that women have in their arsenal to achieve a stunning, lean and toned physique. However, the fitness world supplies a plethora of pre-workout supplements that are tailored to their needs. Specifically, the supplementation industry has created various women-friendly supplement types (whey protein, fat burners, multivitamins, creatine, and pre-workout etc.) which can turn up the fitness heat. As you research your way to the best pre-workout supplement for women, you......

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9 Underrated Exercises You Should Own Right Away

You’ve probably read all sorts of articles that tout the benefits of squats, push-ups, and crunches. As effective as your typical workout routine might be, tweaking it a bit from time to time not only challenges your muscles in new ways but also keeps you from cruising through the movements on auto-pilot. Before your neck gives out from doing crunches, step out of your comfort zone and give these 9 frequently forgotten exercises a try! After all, research agrees… Changing up your workout regimen now and then leads to better training results.......

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