Category Archives: Uncategorized
16
Mar
Posted by: Byron

Since Tom Brady released his TB12 Method, training with bands has seen a rise in popularity. I love using bands in conjunction with traditional weight training to provide a balanced approach to strength and conditioning. This article details the types of bands, how to use them and the benefits they provide.

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25
Jan
Posted by: Whitney

Make the most of your time at the gym with these personal trainer devised tips!!!

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16
Nov
Posted by: Whitney

Guess who hasn’t gotten sick in 3 years? ME! It ain’t genetic. Took over 30 years to learn, but I’m sharing the Cliff’s Notes! Here’s my Top 10 Tips to Fight Flus and Colds. This is the protocol I follow the instant I feel congested, fatigued, feverish and/or have been exposed to sick people. Hope this helps you stay fit and healthy too!

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15
Aug
Posted by: Byron

THE GUIDE to staying fit and eating clean in Barcelona. Recommendations for healthy restaurants, tapas, bike tour, bike rental, stand up paddle boarding, and hot spots.

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11
Jan
Posted by: Byron

Stop wasting time, get back on track with your fitness goals NOW!!! Put the holiday season behind you and use these tips from top Personal Trainers to get your weight under control.

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23
Mar
Posted by: Whitney

Want an Easter treat without the guilt? Whip up these easy high protein truffles! Sweet Raspberry, Pistachio, Peanut Butter, Spicy Chocolate or Coconut centers are enrobed in a dark rich chocolate shell and a crunchy nutty topping.

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02
Dec
Posted by: Byron

Bored with potatoes? Try our Roasted Parsnips! Enlisting complementing flavors of fresh lemon zest and juice, parsley and pistachios, this dish uniquely balances sweet, salty, sour and umami. Delicious with any protein.

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20
Oct
Posted by: Whitney

Wanted: Gluten Free homemade pizza dough. Lowfat. Low sodium. Infinitely more delicious than the dry premade crusts local restaurants defrost for you…ain’t they sweet! Healthy toppings list here too!

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14
Sep
Posted by: Whitney

Pair super quinoa with garbanzo beans to create a complete protein, essential for proper nutrition when eating vegan or vegetarian diet. Bell peppers, fresh tomatoes and herbs provide crisp texture and a myriad of satisfying flavors! 397 calories 18g protein 18g fiber 8g fat.

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07
Aug
Posted by: Byron

Don’t waste money on every new fitness gadget! We at Fitness and Fuel have selected a few items truly worth your hard earned $$$. Here’s our top 5 favorite new fitness must haves!

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05
Aug
Posted by: Whitney

A tasty, juicy soy-free low sodium vegetarian burger that finally acts like a legit protein source! 12 grams protein, and unlike typical veggie burger, that protein is not dwarfed by fat…only 2 grams! Easy 10 minute prep and cook!

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28
Jul
Posted by: Byron

Everyone wants to get the best results out of their Personal Training sessions. Here’s list of tips from our most successful clients which have helped them achieve (and maintain) amazing transformations!

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01
Jul
Posted by: Byron

STOP confining yourself to the fixed weight machines. Hit the free weights instead! You’ll get a better workout, develop more muscle and work your stabilizers resulting in shredded six pack abs.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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30
May
Posted by: Byron

Short on time? Get a full body strength workout AND HIIT cardio with this lethal circuit of combo exercises. Amplify metabolism both during and after workout!

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14
May
Posted by: Whitney

Stevia sweetened lemonade. Make from fresh organic lemons in minutes. No sugar added. Only 20 calories! Tangy, tart, sweet, delicious!

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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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07
Jan
Posted by: Byron

To minimize concussions & bank-breaking lawsuits the NFL has made new rules in 2013 making hits to the head and using the helmet as a weapon illegal. However, forcing tackles lower has resulted in a 64% increase in season-ending knee injuries (before the playoffs)! Can we learn more effective tackle techniques from Rugby, another violent sport with no helmet yet fewer concussions, to reduce severe injuries in Football overall.

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04
Nov
Posted by: Whitney

Enjoy this easy, color and flavorful chicken and vegetable soup anytime you need a satisfying protein and fiber rich bowl of steamy awesomeness!

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20
Oct
Posted by: Whitney

Delicious pumpkin muffins don’t have to be full of sugar and fat! Bake these easy high protein, gluten free, low fat, no refined sugar delights today! Prepare using your blender!

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