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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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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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