5 Myths About Carbs you Should Stop Believing

Getting rid of a bad reputation can be a challenge – something carbs know all too well. Demonized for years and years, athletes and bodybuilders alike often label carbs as their worst enemy. From making you gain weight to nullifying your workout, these misconstrued nutrients have always been the ideal scapegoat for failing to achieve any training goals. While there is a lot of legit information about carbs and their importance for our body, there is also a serious amount of pseudoscience. This way it’s even harder to distinguish the difference between......

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Let’s be honest ladies – we all want a nice booty. Jen Selter built an empire around hers. There’s nothing wrong with admiring nice glutes, but lets build some! And for my bikini competitors out there, one of the most common complaints in the bikini prep world is building the hammy to glute tie in. Well, you’re going to learn today! Make sure you warm up and stretch before any workout. However, it’s even more important with hamstring and glute work to ensure your hips, hamstrings, quads, and glutes are ready to......

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Fat Loss Food

In your journey to attain and maintain you ideal body, consistent exercise and eating right is essential. But, there are certain foods that can help by boosting your metabolism, activating hormones that release fat, and eliminating toxins that can stunt fat loss.   Add these foods to your rotation today!   Almonds/nuts: Full of protein and fiber, almonds reduce cravings. They are a good source of Vitamin E, a potent antioxidant, and magnesium which helps your body produce energy, build muscle tissue, and regulate blood sugar. Avocado: It’s monosaturated fat enables cells......

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11 Ways to Stay Motivated to Eat Well and Workout

You know what you need to do. Lately, you’ve been finding more and more reasons not to do it. You may tell yourself you don’t have time, that you had a bad day and just don’t feel like exercising or eating well. Whatever the reason, this is when you start to question your willpower. How do you find motivation or inspiration? I cannot give you motivation. But, I will provide you with the tools to use once you have found your motivation. Know why you are making these lifestyle decisions. You see, making smarter food......

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alafitness Hollywood personal trainer Los Angeles pizza recipe homemade cheese

Let’s be honest.. who doesn’t love pizza? What about a pizza that’s healthy for you? Cauliflower pizza crust with all the freshest veggies 2 cups grated cauliflower (half a head) 1 egg, beaten 1 1/4 cup shredded part skim mozzarella 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese Fresh ground pepper 1/4 cup fresh tomato sauce 1 cup sliced grape tomatoes 1 teaspoon Red pepper flakes 1 tablespoon chopped onions Fresh basil   1. Preheat oven to 425. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper. 2. Wash, then grate the cauliflower with a box grater until......

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