Are Carbs Bad?

 In short and adamantly, no, carbs are not bad! A common misconception is that carbs are bad for you and or that carbs cause weight/ fat gain. Nothing could be further from the truth. Carbohydrate consumption is necessary and not to mention very important. Keto,...

Looking For The Magic Pill?

Are you looking for the magic pill to look and feel your absolute best? The truth is there is no magic pill. Proper nutrition and adequate exercise is the real way to look and feel your best! Eating healthy and getting regular exercise can literally cure or at the...

Invest in Health In 2018!

You’ve probably never thought of it this way but every time you spend your time or money on something you are making an investment of some kind. A good question to ask yourself is “are your investments bringing you greater health and happiness”? If your choices and...

Ten Science-Based Keys to Motivation

 Let’s face it we all struggle with motivation from time to time. Considering that motivation makes the world go around it’s important that we understand the science of motivation. Here are 10 science backed motivation tips to boost and sustain your motivation! 1....

Are You Getting Enough Protein?

 A question I get asked a lot is “How much protein do I need”? It’s a subject often debated in the nutrition world. Here’s my two cents… Getting enough dietary protein is extremely important when it comes to your health as well as improving your physique. So, what is...

Portion Control for Fat Loss

 I often find that my clients feel overwhelmed with dieting and knowing how to eat properly. When counseling them with nutrition I try to keep it as simple as possible. The best single piece of advice I can offer to someone looking to lose weight and/or to drop body...

The Compound Effect*

Sometimes beginning the journey to greater health and wellness can be a bit overwhelming. We compare what we see in the mirror to where we want to be and immediately begin to feel discouraged before we even start. It may seem like it’s impossible to achieve your...

Sets, Reps, Weight and Rest Time…

 How many reps and sets should I do along with how much weight should I use are questions I get asked often. I am always amazed at how many people join the gym and start training without clearly defining their goals and researching how to best accomplish them. Always...

Let’s Talk Fitness!

 What is physical fitness? Physical fitness is a general state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports, occupations and daily activities. Physical fitness is generally achieved through proper nutrition,...

Are You Making Good Investments?

 You’ve probably never thought of it this way, but every time you spend your time or money you are making an investment of some kind. The important question to ask yourself is are you making good investments? Are your investments bringing you greater health and...

Holiday Season Dieting Tips!

 December Holidays are just around the corner and so are all those extra calories from candy, cookies and Christmas parties. As you already know all these extras add up, and if you’re like most Americans, you’ll put on about 10 pounds by New Year’s Day. Interestingly...

What Supplements Should I take?

 As promised in my last article I will be discussing which supplements most people should be taking this month. Chances are you are not getting all of the nutrients that you need from your normal diet so supplementation acts as your second line of defense when it...

Should I be Taking Supplements?

 One of the questions I get asked most often is: “Should I be taking supplements”? With all of conflicting information out there about nutrition and supplemenvtation from so-called experts and gurus it’s hard to know what to do and who to believe these days....

A Word about Personal Development!

Personal development is a lifelong process. It’s a way for people to assess their skills and qualities, consider their aims in life and set goals in order to realize and maximize their potential. It’s a conscious pursuit of personal growth by expanding self-awareness...

Excuses, Excuses…

  ADVERTISE WITH US CLICK HERE A Note From the Publishers -March 2018 by Linda, Moe and Alexander Hafizi | Feb 21, 2018 | A Note From the Publisher The weather is nothing short of perfection here in the Santa Clarita Valley, especially at this time of year. With the...

Looking For The Magic Pill?

 Want to look and feel your best? Here’s the secret; proper nutrition and exercise is the magic pill! Eating healthy and getting regular and adequate exercise can literally cure certain or at the least drastically minimize the issues related with certain diseases like...

Invest in your Health this Year!

 You probably never thought of it this way but every time you spend your time or money you are making an investment. The important question to ask yourself is are your investments bringing you greater health and happiness? If your choices and actions are not improving...

Instant Gratification…

As the holidays draw near and year end approaches I wanted to address the issue of instant gratification. In our fast paced society, we typically want and expected to get, what we want, when we want it. With modern day advances in technique and technology often we can...