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  • Want to Lose Some Weight? - Use Your Hands

    Hey there Fit Body's, Melissa and I were cruising the aisles at Border's the other day, when, as usual I parked my butt on the floor fully absorbed in a book. My deep concentration was broken by primal urges--I was hungry. I found Mel a few aisles over also parked on the flo...
  • Why Curves Will Put Inches On You

    Hey Fit Body's, Many, many people desperately want to lose weight and feel better, but are deeply afraid of joining "the gym"... that's where specialized places like "women only" gyms became popular because they provide a non-intimidating environment to help women get in shape...
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  • What's Wrong with those Maniacs?

    What's up Fit Body's, I was originally going to write this week's fit tip about Curve's, but I was on a phone consultation with a Fit Body Boot Camp prospect the other day and when she told me what happened to her, I freakin' lost it... She got hurt at another boot...
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  • Oops almost forgot

    Hey Fit Body's, I forgot to mention this in the last email. This Saturday is Fit Body Boot Camp's Burn The Fat, Feed The Hungry charity event where all the proceeds will go to the Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter. We'd love to have you join us and if yo...
  • Can You Help?

    Hey guys, Fit Body Boot Camp is doing its first charity event for the Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter. I need your help spreading the word, simply cut and paste the email below the dotted line and send it to your local contacts who might be interested in helping a go...
  • It's Not Bad. It's Not, It's Not.

    Hey guys, If you love pasta raise your hand (as I type one handed). A few clients have asked me whether or not pasta is bad because it's a...CARB. Well the answer is no. Your body needs carbs just like your car needs gasoline. The real issue at hand is how much you're having a...
  • I'm Not Gonna Tell You Not To

    What's happening Fit Body's! 1 holiday down and 1 more to go. I know you're gonna be out there doing the New Year's thing and I'm not gonna tell you not to have a drink but here's a few of the best and worst holiday drinks: WORST Egg Nog Hot Buttered Rum...
  • This Is Powerful Stuff

    Hey everyone, Sorry the fit tips fell off the radar. They're back and this one seems appropriate given the amount of seesawing many people have about getting fit for the new year. A big part of fitness involves getting your head in the game, so working on "the mentals" as many athle...
  • Are You Broken?

    'Sup Fit Body's, A Boot Camper this morning reminded me of this simple but overlooked part of your fitness... breathing You know that stitch in your side you used to get when your pe teacher made you run to the fence and back? Does that stitch still haunt you today? You&...
  • Do You Make This Fitness Mistake?

    Hey there Fit Body's, We are elbow deep in the holiday season and many of you are doing awesome with your workouts. Pat yourself on the back for this, but do not forget the biggest part of your fitness success... Nutrition. The holiday shopping blitz and party's can mak...
  • You Gonna Let This Wreck You?

    Hey Fit Body's, Can you hear the screaming (at the tv) and smell the food? Super Bowl is this weekend and I've got a couple of super tasty food items that won't wreck your waistline. Grab a fork and let's eat: Chilled Garlic Dip: a little lite cream cheese, garlic, ...
  • Feeling Frustrated?

    What's up Fit Body's, It's pretty easy to get bummed out with this whole fitness thing, especially when it seems like you're doing everything right. "How come I'm not losing inches?" "Why do I still weigh the same?" "I'm still wearing the same clothes." ...
  • Open This And Make It Your Fittest Year Ever

    Happy Twenty-Ten Fit Body's, This very first fit-tip for the New Year is a double-header, because there's so much good stuff to share. So Melissa and I were in Santa Barbara a few months ago and we stumbled upon these amazing dates at the farmer's market on State Street. ...
  • Which One Is Better?

    What's happening Fit Body's, This question comes my way now and then, so I'm putting it out there for you just in case its been making you go hmmmmmm. Here it is: What's better for losing weight cardio or weights? The truth...................................neithe...
  • You're Gonna Burn A Ton Of Fat

    Happy post-Super Bowl, Let's face it Fit Body's, many of you don't like your parts. If it's not your arms, it's your stomach, that little pocket on your inner thigh, or some spot on your back. Heck some people aren't even happy with their calfs. We should all...
  • Yes, You Can Eat And Lose The Flab

    Hey Fit Body's, Okay, let's all stare this in the face together. Most places you go serve portions that give you leftovers for a week or in some cases two. Anyway, if you're trying to lose inches, flatten your stomach, and firm your thighs this stuff just doesn't play ...
  • Re: this is cool

    Hey there, One of our tweeple sent us this tweet about this important fat burning tool you should all be using to get smaller, tighter, flatter, and firmer. http://bit.ly/CQV2M Many people fear this tool because of the perception so-called guru's have built up over the years. W...
  • Do You Know These Superheroe's

    Hi everyone, There are some phenomenal Superfoods out there that do some pretty amazing things. If these foods aren't on your plate, go get 'em. If this stuff is old news to you then keep it on autopilot and say "Self, good job, you rock!" Here are some of the amazing things th...
  • Are You Guilty Of This?

    What's up G2G peeps, There's a lot that goes into getting in-shape. The one thing you don't hear much about is the mental side of it. Trust us there is a mental aspect to this whole fitness thing. The simplest way to describe it is that your thoughts influence what you get...
  • See How Easy It Is To Lose Inches At...Costco?

    Greetings Fit Body's, Quick question -- raise your hand if you shop at Costco? I do, you do, they do. So I came across this article from one of my teachers, Mark Verstegen at Core Performance. In it, Mark describes a few items you can buy or may already buy to support a solid nu...
  • If You're Lactose Intolerant Raise Your Hand

    Helloooo everyone, Several of our clients and some people in general either can't stomach dairy or have gone off of moo-juice altogether. Ultimately the lightbulb goes off and you ask yourself: "Self, what can I eat for calcium if I can't eat dairy?" Here's the shor...
  • How Something Simple Can Make A Huge Difference In Your Body

    Hello all, Alright, many of you DO workout. That's awesome. Keep it up. We've been in a few people's ears about this, but the info is so useful we're putting it out there for everybody's benefit. RECOVERY It's the word of the day, and an absolute necessi...
  • Are You Missing Out On These Fat-Loss Techniques?

    What's going on everybody, It's great to be back from last week's seminar. After finding out what we do on planet-G2G so many people asked if we had any tips for fat-loss. Of course we did! We just wanted to pass the info along to you this week to keep it in your min...
  • Is This Super-Food On Your Plate?

    What's up everyone, I'm talking 'bout breakfast today. Oatmeal to be exact. This Super-Food is an awesome complex carb that will gives you tons of energy to kick-start your day. Here are some more benefits of oatmeal which is made from oats and is a good source of both soluble and...
  • Core Myths

    Greetings from the land of hot, Every so often I find it necessary to pull away the curtain and GASP reveal the truth about THE CORE. Especially when I see so many people in the gym bouncing off of stability balls and or pulling on their neck's like they're competing for a...
  • How To Snack Smarter

    Hi G2G peoples, Let's talk snacks. We've always advocated eating real food first before going to bars or shakes, although we understand that some- times it's unavoidable. Ideally you should be having a combo of carbs, good fat, and protein. Here are a few "proper pairin...
  • This Is So Cool!

    Happy Day Everyone, We've got a special announcement for everyone in G2G land. We've added THURSDAY to our schedule of classes. Mark your calendars and set your iPhone alarms for 6:00 Hybrid-Training. Now it makes it even easier to fit fat-burning into your schedule with Mond...
  • Two Ways To Win In This Economy

    Hello all, The economy is on a lot of people's minds. When it affects everyone's fitness we're going to chime in. So here it is... Stress and cheap fatty foods are two ways these times are doing bad things to your health. Here are a few things you can control amidst ...
  • How Would You Like To Sleep In 5 Minutes or Less?

    Hey all, Stress and everyday life take their toll on everyone. Keeping you up at night is one of their undesirable side-effects. Try this Pranayama technique to help you get your z's. It focuses on breathing to settle your body and quiet your mind. Inhale through the nose for a co...
  • Do it Anyway!

    Hey everyone, This fitness thing and life for that matter are governed by YOU. Unfortunately worry, fear, doubt, being too tired, or not being in the mood become too easy to acquiesce to and we soon find things not going our way. Here are some great thoughts to consider: DO IT A...
  • Are You In On These Secrets?

    Hey there everybody, Big shout-out to Henry's Market Woodland Hills and all the great people we met on Saturday. Take notes for this week's fit-tip cuz we're throwing out double the info. We're always telling clients and friends that they need to drink A-LOT of wate...
  • Good To Go On The Road

    Greetings all, For all of our friends and members in the area... Hybrid-Training is off this week but will resume next week Monday June 8th at 5p. In the meantime come join us this Saturday June 6th at Henry's Market 21821 Ventura Blvd. We'll be there greeting customers, ...
  • Eat Carbs Without Gaining An Inch

    Hey there everyone, For the record, let me put this out there. Carbs are not bad for you. We simply need to make better choices about how we eat them. Soooooo... I say learn from a culture whose food has gobs of people biting their nails in fear of carbs. Eat your carbs like ...
  • Lose Fat For Free!

    Hello everyone, Lose fat and look younger for free this month. We want to help kids during this time of year have a happy holiday, that's why we're holding a toy-drive. Bring us an unwrapped toy for a boy or girl that will go to Toys-For-Tots and we'll thank you by giving you a fre...
  • Eat Carbs Without Gaining An Inch

    Hey there everyone, For the record, let me put this out there. Carbs are not bad for you. We simply need to make better choices about how we eat them. Soooooo... I say learn from a culture whose food has gobs of people biting their nails in fear of carbs. Eat your carbs like ...
  • When Trainers Don't Want To Workout

    Happy post-holiday, Have you ever had those days when you were dragging yourself into the gym or getting through a workout was like pulling teeth? Yes even trainer's have the workout blah's too. Here's the remedy. Put together a Power List on your MP3 player. Mus...
  • Chug the murky stuff

    Greetings everyone, Experts advise that if you drink juice it should be murky. Clear juice is usually missing nutrients and antioxidants that the murky stuff provides. Go for the pulp! Got other questions about the stuff you put in your body? Give us a ring for a complimentary session. To ...
  • Do you make vending machine mistakes?

    Happy 2010! Vending machines are everywhere and you can still partake without adding some jiggle to your buns and thighs. Here are the top 3 vending machine choices: 1. David original sunflower seeds (1.75 ounces) = 160 calories, 12 g fat, 7 g protein, 3 g fiber. 2. Nature Valley Oats 'N&#...
  • How much are you eating?

    Hello all, Let's talk food. Specifically sodium. A whole bunch of it can send your blood pressure north of normal as well as putting you at greater risk of stroke and heart attack. Most people eat more than 1 teaspoonful of sodium every day. You can significantly cut back on your sodium int...
  • Learn from Jack Nicholson

    Hello all, Here's another strategy you can use during the holiday's to keep the inches off your stomach. In the word's of Jack Nicholson from The Departed, "Eat somethin'."  About an hour before your holiday foodfest eat a high fiber and protein meal. You will feel full...
  • Why so Stressed out?

    Holiday greetings, I was saddened to hear about a Walmart employee who was trampled to death because of Black Friday shoppers. At the end of the day people it's all  just stuff. If you find the holidays stressing you out. STOP. Take slow deep breaths for 2 minutes. Your brain thrives ...
  • Happy Post-Turkey

    Happy Post-Turkey, Okay, I know how much you all ate. I was there too. Here's another tip to help you make it to next year with smaller thighs, buns, and stomach. Just go play. We live in So Cal people! Let everyone else around the country worry about winter. Go do something physical outsi...
  • Holiday Post Partum Blues?

    Holiday Post Partum Blues? Here is 1 survival tip you can use so your health and fitness don't go completely out the window. Workout at least once during the week with every itty-bitty ounce of intensity you have. Why?  Because the brainiacs who study exercise say that one intense session...
  • Snowboarding, Skiing and Stretching

    Hear ye, hear ye, skiers and snowboarders the white stuff is coming, get ready the right way. Recent research has shown that static stretching before activity diminishes muscle activation. What does that mean to you? If you're warm-up consists of static stretching it means that you are improper...
  • Mountain Biking Stretches

    Here's the Mountain Bike warm up pics (attached) and instructions. 1. Sternocleidomastoid Strectch: This little neck muscle is usually tight for mountain bikers and can create tension and headaches. Stand tall and bring your left arm down and out to the side. Pinch the left shoulder blade to t...
  • Fit Tip

    Hey all, I'm keeping it simple for this installment of fit-tip. If you find it hard to get motivated to workout try group training. You get camaraderie, support, and ENERGY. This month's attached newsletter showcases a powerful group training technique that will leave you sweating and ...
  • Which one is Better?

    What's happening Fit Body's This question comes my way now and then, so I'm putting it out there for you just in case its been making you go hmmmmmm. Here it is: What's better for losing weight cardio or weights? The truth...................................neither...
  • Do It Anyway

    This fitness thing and life for that                                             ...
  • Are You In On These Secrets?

    Big shout-out to Henry's Market Woodland Hills and all the great people we met on Saturday. Take notes for this week's fit-tip cuz we're throwing out double the info. We're always telling clients and friends that they need to drink A-LOT of water. Our friends at Core-...
  • Good To Go On The Road

    For all of our friends and members in the area... Hybrid-Training is off this week but will resume next week Monday June 8th at 5p. In the meantime come join us this Saturday June 6th at Henry's Market 21821 Ventura Blvd. We'll be there greeting customers, giving fitness adv...
  • Eat Carbs Without Gaining An Inch

    For the record, let me put this  out there. Carbs are not bad for you. We simply need to make better choices about how we eat them. Soooooo... I say learn from a culture whose  food has gobs of people biting their nails in fear of carbs. Eat your carbs like...
  • When Trainers Don't Want To Workout

    Have you ever had those days when you were dragging yourself into the gym or getting through a workout was like pulling teeth? Yes even trainer's have the  workout blah's too. Here's the remedy. Put together a Power List on your MP3 player.  Music ...
  • Flatter Stomach Anyone?

    Short and quick this week. It's all about taking inches off your stomach. STOP... wasting time with crunches. You cannot spot reduce your body parts.  Putting you into smaller clothes is going to  take an approach that uses the following: hi-intensity ci...
  • Fill Up To Eat Less

      Wanted to share a couple of ways to  get fiber in your meals beyond breakfast. Why fiber? Fiber helps to provide bulk in your stomach and makes you feel full and satisfied. It is also great at reducing cholesterol. Boost your fiber intake by...
  • How Would You Like To Sleep In 5 Minutes or Less?

    Stress and everyday life take their toll on everyone. Keeping you up at night is one of their undesirable side-effects. Try this Pranayama technique to help you get your z's. It focuses on breathing to settle your body and quiet your mind. Inhale through the nose for a count ...
  • Two Ways To Win In This Economy

    The economy is on a lot of people's minds. When it affects everyone's fitness we're going to chime in. So here it is... Stress and cheap fatty foods are two ways these times are doing bad things to your health. Here are a few things you can control amidst the uncertai...
  • Hybrid-Training

    Could it really be possible to hate treadmills and still have smaller thighs? YES   Hybrid-Training starts Monday, July 6th at 5pm. If you haven’t reserved your space for this butt slimming, stomach flattening class that left one member proclaiming:      “...
  • This is Cool!

    We've got a special announcement for everyone in G2G land. We've added THURSDAY to our schedule of classes. Mark your calendars and set your iPhone alarms for 6:00 Hybrid-Training. Now it makes it even easier to fit fat-burning into your schedule with Monday, Tuesday, Wednesd...
  • How to Snack Smarter

    Let's talk snacks. We've always advocated eating real food first before going to bars or shakes, although we understand that some- times it's unavoidable. Ideally you should be having a combo of carbs, good fat, and protein. Here are a few "proper pairings" to try: Yo...