Category Archives: Healthy Living Tips
13
Feb
Posted by: Byron

Olympic lifting has been thrown into sharp focus again thanks to the recent injuries to CrossFit athletes while performing these lifts. This article examines the fundamentals of Olympic lifting, it’s benefits and when to add them into your workout program.

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30
Jan
Posted by: Whitney

Super Bowl Party foods made healthy! Low fat. Low sodium. Gluten free. Paleo. No sugar added. High protein. Vegetarian options. Got sweets. Savory recipes too. All NFL pig ball approved!

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19
Nov
Posted by: Byron

Bored of the treadmill or elliptical? Try these High Intensity Interval Training workouts! Burn more calories in less time than in traditional cardio workouts

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22
Oct
Posted by: Whitney

Skip the “Old School” static pre-game stretch. Switch to the active dynamic warm-up routine used by professional athletes from all sports before your next leg workout.

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18
Oct
Posted by: Byron

STOP buying the fitness junk you see on late night TV commercials!!! Electric stimulation belts and other miracles promised on late night TV DO NOT WORK. These 10 items however will definitely help you get into better shape in the comfort of your own home.

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09
Oct
Posted by: Whitney

A strong, balanced core will ensure you look better, improve your game and prevent injuries. Attack that core from all angles for the lean sexy midsection that makes every article of clothing you do OR DON’T put on look better!

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14
Sep
Posted by: Byron

Want that perfect V-shape torso? A small waist isn’t enough. A well-developed back IS ESSENTIAL to get desired effect. Use this workout to fully develop your Lats, Traps, Rhomboids and Spinal Erectors to give you the lean chiseled body you’ve always wanted.

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12
Sep
Posted by: Byron

Maximize your fat burn with these top 10 tips from Hollywood trainers Byron Paidoussi and Whitney Cole of FITNESS and FUEL LA.

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29
Jul
Posted by: Byron

If you want to have bigger more defined arms, don’t over focus on the biceps. Triceps make up two thirds of our arms and contribute more to overall arm size than the biceps. Ensure balance by working all muscle groups in the arm equally and you’ll rock those tanks to this summer.

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29
Jul
Posted by: Byron

Try these easy reduced fat, low sodium, low calorie caramelized onions to add fantastic flavor to salads, veggies and meats.

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26
Jun
Posted by: Byron

Grocery stores are full of temptations that can easily ruin your diet & waistline. Instead shop the small, navigable, well-priced Trader Joe’s, our neighborhood store. Don’t miss these 6 staples on our grocery list!

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14
Jun
Posted by: Byron

In the midst of an obesity epidemic, we must focus on our youth. Telling kids “its OK to be fat” is asinine and cruel. Shoving food at a child because you’re too busy or lazy to play is child neglect. Being fat is unhealthy and avoidable, as are the health complications overweight children will face. Time to get healthy and active, America! Learn healthy workout ideas for your kids here!

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23
May
Posted by: Byron

The more and more time that we spend in the gym, the more abundantly clear it becomes that most peoples workouts are either missing some very important exercises or worse yet, have really poor technique in these exercises. This can result in injuries, muscle imbalances and a lack of progress towards goals.

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10
May
Posted by: Whitney

Traveling doesn’t have to equal falling off track with fitness and diet. Learn how to save money, time and your waistline on your next trip.

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04
May
Posted by: Whitney

Why is sugar added to our food? Consuming more of this hormonally addictive substance, increases appetite, prematurely ages us, browns our tissues, fattens our livers and diminishes oxygen in our blood. Learn how to avoid these catastrophic health effects.

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03
May
Posted by: Whitney

Give this ab routine a try to chisel the ultimate 6-pack by summer. Byron Paidoussi and Whitney Cole for Muscle & Fitness Magazine.

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27
Apr
Posted by: Byron

By preparing ahead on your day off, you can save a ton of time and eat healthier meals during busy workweek. Use these tips, tricks and recipes to stay on track with your diet, save money and enjoy healthy, tasty, homemade meals every day.

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15
Apr
Posted by: Byron

No pain, no gain? We all have a breaking point. Overtraining will negatively impact your workouts and your life. Recognize the 10 signs of overtraining and make corrections early on to prevent injuries and ensure you continue to progress towards your goals.

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02
Apr
Posted by: Whitney

Tired, fatigued, headaches, can’t control cravings? You’re probably not drinking enough water for your fitness and health goals. Learn WHY you need to drink more H2O and HOW to get more of this essential fuel in your tank every day.

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19
Mar
Posted by: Whitney

Is bottled water more pure than free tap water? Find out!

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13
Mar
Posted by: Byron

Use this easy guide to help plan your National Drink a Beer Day to maximize taste & enjoyment without gaining an unwanted beer gut! Here’s our top light beer picks!

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09
Mar
Posted by: Whitney

Craving: Why We Can’t Get Enough by client Omar Manejwala, MD hits bookstores in April 2013. Ever had an insatiable craving for sugar, carbs, alcohol, cigarettes, gambling, or even sex? Read this book to learn how to satiate that feeling without giving in.

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06
Mar
Posted by: Byron

Many people that weigh train regularly fall into some common traps resulting in plateaus and making training ineffective. These mistakes include: never changing rep ranges, never changing the routine, lifting too heavy too soon, not training stabilizers and overtraining a single muscle group.

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19
Feb
Posted by: Whitney

Read food labels to avoid these harmful additives which can make you sick or worse! BHA, Parabens, Partially Hydrogenated Oil, Sodium Nitrate, Caramel Coloring, Castoreum, Food Dyes and Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein

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09
Feb
Posted by: Whitney

How to spot fraud in expensive and common foods we Americans enjoy. Avoid cheap fillers and unsafe practices that can make you sick.

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07
Feb
Posted by: Byron

Valentines day is a time when sweet treats and decadent dinners can derail your “healthy eating” plan. This year don’t undo that month of hard work in the gym, try these ideas to help enjoy the day without the guilt.

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11
Jan
Posted by: Byron

You’ve decided to take the plunge and se up a home gym to help achieve your fitness goals. Avoid these 5 common mistakes and set up a gym that you will actually want to use.

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08
Dec
Posted by: Byron

As temperatures drop we gravitate towards warmer meals. Don’t forget your veggies! Try braising! This fennel recipe is easy and delicious! Enjoy vital nutrients while feeling warm and satisfied.

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24
Nov
Posted by: Byron

Fav Thanksgiving dish? The stuffing! However, most traditional stuffings are really heavily loaded with calories from fat and carbohydrates as well as high in sodium. What I did this year was to make my own version of stuffing, using our cornbread as the base and really limiting the amount of butter added. It’s still really satisfying and it wont ruin your diet.

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02
Nov
Posted by: Byron

Don’t let age be an obstacle to training, take inspiration from Dr. Charles Eugster, this amazing 93 year old bodybuilder who can do 50 push-ups in 45 seconds.

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