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01
Jun
Posted by: Whitney

Virtually eliminate fat and amplify flavor with this tangy, zesty yet sweet Smoky Lemon Vinaigrette using roasted pistachio oil! As always, recipe is low fat, gluten free, sugar free (sweetened with stevia), and surprise, this one’s 100% salt free!

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31
May
Posted by: Whitney

A perfect-LY nutritious salad starring warm sweet corn amidst delicate ribbons of kale, cucumbers, tomatoes, kalamata olives, creamy feta or avocado and tossed in a delicious smoky sweet tangy Lemon Pistachio Vinaigrette.

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03
Apr
Posted by: Byron

Never let the “I don’t have time” excuse derail your workout. These 3 exercises will kick your butt ASAP!!!!

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25
Mar
Posted by: Whitney

Gochujang is a pungent fermented Korean condiment with a complex sweet, spicy earthy umami flavor. Often called Korean Ketchup, its versatility makes it ideal to add heat to many savory Asian & fusion dishes. Unfortunately, manufacturers today churn out an extremely processed & nutritionally devoid product. Let’s fix that! Whip up the unmistakable flavor of gochujang without the undesirable sugar, sodium & MSG. Recipe is also organic & gluten free!

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23
Mar
Posted by: Byron

So if you want to target those biceps for big, ripped arms, stop wasting countless hours doing curls. Instead, opt for a compound movement like a chin-up that will move more weight and burn more calories.

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20
Mar
Posted by: Whitney

Watch Daily Show clip, showing that despite acknowledging the American obesity crisis, the food industry maintains the “I don’t give a shit” approach. Thrilled to see John Stewart and writers addressing outrageous campaigns of major restaurants and shady marketing like Kids Eat Right seal on Kraft’s pasteurized prepared cheese product.

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25
Feb
Posted by: Byron

Is cardio boring you to death? Tired of spending hours on the “Hamster Wheel” at the gym? Ditch your long dull steady state cardio sessions for shorter High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and take results to the next level!

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22
Feb
Posted by: Whitney

Much of our workout is spent on our feet, so must place priority on finding the best shoe for your foot and activity to avoid injury and improve performance and results!

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20
Feb
Posted by: Byron

If your goal is to safely develop posterior chain muscles, including strong, tone, powerful hamstrings and glutes and burn more calories, choose DEADLIFTS versus LEG CURLS. Exercise physiologist and Sports Conditioning Coach Byron Paidoussi explains why.

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07
Feb
Posted by: Byron

If you want to build or tone your quads and glutes, choose squats, over the leg press machine. Squats are far more complex lifts that deliver far superior results.

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09
Jan
Posted by: Byron

Leg day is vital to a gym routine and should never be the workout you skip when short on time. Why? Increase testosterone. Improve abs. Prevent injury to back & knees. Yeah, look better naked! A guy with a huge upper & tiny lower body looks like a tomahawk pork chop.

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05
Jan
Posted by: Whitney

Everybody wants a slimmer, sexier, toned midsection. Use this workout to target all areas of your abs and lower back. Destroy love handles and reveal the six pack abs you’ve always wanted. Make this workout part of your New Year’s resolution – you won’t be disappointed in the results!

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24
Dec
Posted by: Whitney

Roast winter veggies: Kabocha squash, cauliflower and brussels sprouts with fresh herbs: rosemary, sage and thyme for a fragrant healthy delicious low fat high fiber side dish. Easy! Just chop & bake.

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16
Dec
Posted by: Whitney

Tasty sugar free high protein icing for decorating cookies. Gluten free. Lactose free. Reduced fat.

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15
Dec
Posted by: Whitney

Sweet and spicy hot apple cider…with a kick! Try our reduced sugar all natural vodka spiked hot apple cider to warm both body and spirit! No sugar added.

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11
Dec
Posted by: Whitney

So drinking alcohol is not exactly healthy, BUT if you follow our tips, you can minimize damage to your physique and your liver. Learn how to party without the hangover and score some delicious drink recipes to share with friends.

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29
Nov
Posted by: Whitney

Striking purple sweet potato soup can be a luxuriously healthy start to any holiday meal – when we eliminate the sugar, cream and sodium frequenting traditional squash soup recipes. You won’t miss them! The savory flavor of this soup is as intense, yet refined its dramatic purple hue. On top of thought-provoking color, seasoning amplifies the trip. Guests expect the sweet taste of cinnamon and cloves. Surprise!

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23
Nov
Posted by: Whitney

Apple pie goes healthy. Gluten free. Butter free. Stevia sweetened. Cut over half the fat in traditional pie using coconut oil, cashews and chia seeds. Eliminate all refined sugar.

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18
Nov
Posted by: Whitney

Avoid post Thanksgiving meal guilt or carb coma. Instead, try these satisfying, flavorful delicious variations on your favorite dishes without unnecessary fat, carbs, sugar, sodium and calories of traditional recipes.

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21
Oct
Posted by: Byron

Don’t waste your new gym membership! Use these tips and you’ll fit right in at your local health and fitness club. Trash that anxiety. Focus on your goals getting into the best shape of your life!

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17
Oct
Posted by: Whitney

Just a few weeks til Halloween! Rock your sexy costume. Trim down + tone up w/ this fat blasting circuit workout hitting all major muscle areas. Enjoy the attention on the one night when you can shamelessly show off your hard work + that sexy bod!

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09
Oct
Posted by: Byron

No time for a full hour workout at the gym? Don’t let that stop you. Burn OVER 350 Calories in JUST 20 minutes! Watch Exercise Physiologist & Sports Conditioning Coach Byron Paidoussi to perfect form for max muscle gains and calorie burn.

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22
Sep
Posted by: Whitney

Sick of green salads? Enjoy a rainbow of delicious veggies thinly sliced and tossed in a delicate low fat lemon dill vinaigrette with high protein super grain quinoa in our Dilly Lemon Quinoa Veggie Salad. Watch the video!

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12
Sep
Posted by: Byron

Nicoise Salad gets a fresh makeover: trade canned tuna for seared sushi grade ahi tuna. Lose empty calories, fat and sodium and opt for this rainbow of nutrient-packed vegetables and an easy lemon dill vinaigrette.

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05
Sep
Posted by: Byron

Wanna look more like the football players you watch every Sunday? Train like one! Watch the NFL Workout Video – Learn to safely move heavier weights & increase intensity of the workouts for max gains in muscle size, strength & power! Article featured in MUSCLE & FITNESS Magazine.

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03
Sep
Posted by: Whitney

Watch Terry Crews rock his Muscle Music! Like EDM? You’ll love EMSM! (electro muscular stimulated music)

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20
Aug
Posted by: Whitney

Enjoy delicious exotic Hawaiian poké with friends tonight! This fresh, easy, no cooking required fish dish gets an even healthier makeover to reduce sodium and fat from traditional recipe.

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18
Aug
Posted by: Byron

Always a great time enjoy beautiful LA weather! Workout outside! Here are Fitness & Fuel LA’s favorite outdoor workout spots. Keep a lookout and you’ll likely catch us playing, sorry, WORKING OUT (same thing!)

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05
Aug
Posted by: Byron

Found this hysterical blooper reel from the 2014 CrossFit Games, ENJOY!!! But PLEASE do NOT try this at home… Thanks Exercises in Futility!

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20
Jun
Posted by: Byron

The World Cup is the most popular sporting event in the world and soccer players are among the most well-rounded athletes on earth. The secret to the fantastic physique is a grueling cardiovascular, strength and agility training regimen. Can you handle it? Try The World Cup Workout.

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