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Jun
14
Exercise and Concentration


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Ask someone why they exercise, and you will get a wide range of answers. People like to look good, feel good, and live active lifestyles. Many exercisers report feeling better and sleeping better. However, few people consciously realize how exercise is affecting their mental awareness.

A new study conducted at the University of Illinois shows that aerobic exercise directly affects the brains ability to focus and concentrate. It was also found that physical activity aids the brain structure in improved decision-making. One form of exercise which can be most benficial is exercise.

The study followed 30 sedentary individuals for six months. The test subjects who were put on a routine of brisk...


Apr
29
Summer Special On Long Beach HIIT Boot Camp Fitness Class!

New clients take advantage of this Summer Special on our HIIT Boot Camp fitness classes in Long Beach, CA. This outdoor fitness class is designed to get you fit while keeping you safe. Our fitness classes are small and personalized to deliver you the results you are looking for. Small group fitness classes are the next best thing to having a personal trainer.



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Apr
20
Boot Camp In Long Beach, CA!

Thanks to everyone who made our Beach Boot Camp in Long Beach, CA, last Saturday! Our personal trainer Amit delivered a great HIIT workout fitness class under the beautiful SoCal sunshine. Our team rocked out a great workout and went above and beyond their personal trainer's expectations!



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Apr
14
Free Beach Workout Fitness Class This Saturday In Long Beach, CA!


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Join us this Saturday in Long Beach, California for a beach workout fitness class designed to get you in shape for summer. Our personal trainers will lead you through a HIIT workout on the bluffs at the beach in Long Beach. Bring water and a beach towel. This fitness class is free! Simply RSVP via text to one of the personal trainers teaching the class...Trey or Amit. Hope to see you there at 10am near the corner of Redondo and Ocean.




Mar
31
Clean Lifestyle - BEST WAY TO BEAT MOST CANCERS


According to a new report from the World Cancer Research Fund, about a third of the 12 most common cancers in high-income countries could be prevented through diet, exercise and weight control.

Panel chair Professor Sir Michael Marmot said: "This report shows that by making relatively straightforward changes, we could significantly reduce the number of cancer cases around the world."

Some simple changes recommended by the report are heightened daily activity like cycling to work. Also, the reduction of fatty foods for healthier fruits and veggies play an integral role. The report says all sections of society "from governments to households"should make public health, and cancer prevention in ...


Mar
17
Avoiding Food Additives - BEST BET FOR HEALTHY LIVING


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According to The Center for Science in the public interest (CSPI), a US organization that campaigns for food safety, many additives should be avoided on health grounds.

The sugar substitute Aspartame is sold commercially as Equal and Nutrasweet.

One out of 20,000 babies is born without the ability to metabolize phenylalanine from any dietary source. Phenylalanine is a naturally occurring essential amino acid found in all protein (including mother's milk) and is one of the two amino acids in aspartame.

All children are screened for phenylketonuria at birth and any found with it have to follow a strict diet for the rest of their lives, controlling the amount of protein they consume. There is s...


Mar
03
NEW WALKING GUIDELINES FOR HEALTH BENEFITS!


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Pedometers are a great way to track how much you walk each day. Many smartphones now offer this technology in their health apps.


A sedentary person averages just 1,000 to 3,000 steps in a 24-hour period. It goes without saying that getting active and moving is the first step towards fighting obesity and staring down the road to fitness.

There are countless books and programs on walking with the use of pedometers. The 10,000 Steps A Day is a great program to get people moving. One should start by wearing a pedometer for a week to find out how many steps they average. It is recommended that small incremental increases each week by about 500 steps/day will get one to the goal of 10,000 Steps...


Feb
17
Healing Effects of Aloe!


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When most people think of Aloe, they think of the soothing properties it contains in topical form applied to one’s skin. In fact, aloe has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties, which help bring relief to such things as insect bites, acne, sunburns, rashes, and other topical conditions. The plant doesn’t contain just one profound ingredient, but many. It is no coincidence that the plant has been used since ancient times for medicinal use.

Aloe contains small amounts of digestive enzymes, antioxidants, Vitamins C and E, catalase, B vitamins, chromium, magnesium, and all eight essential amino acids. It contains salicylic acid, which is a natural form of aspirin. Also, it contai...


Feb
02
Try This Meditation To Help Center Yourself!



12 Minute Breathe and Balance





Check ou this guided meditation everyone! We all need to slow down and center ourselves more. We are always so busy with things to do. Let's take some time to sit still and breath!



Jan
20
Losing Those Holiday Pounds!


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Five Pounds of Holiday Flab
FOCUS ON LOSING THEM 1-2-3


The holiday season may have come and gone, but the five pounds of holiday fat that the average American gains during the holidays linger on. The time between Thanksgiving and the New Year may only be five weeks long, but in that time most people see their largest weight-gain of the year. There are three things to remember this New Year above all else to shed unwanted fat.


First off, recognize what role strength training plays in losing weight. Whether you’re a man or woman, youth or senior, strength training is the building block to fitness, AND to weight-loss. Strength training burns calories while making your body stronger an...


What kind of personal training studio is right for you?

There are things to consider when choosing the type of workout that fits your needs and preferences.  Our Long Beach personal training studio is fully equipped with high-quality FreeMotion equipment.  Our studio also includes lots of free-weights and small apparatus fitness equipment.  Our smith rack machine is rated for all types of strength training.  Let one of our personal trainers give you a tour of our accommodations.