Tag Archive | nutrition

Visceral Fat Loss: A Guestimation

Yesterday, I took measurements of my client before his workout. Andrew has been a client for quite some time now, and he has been both consistent and very successful with his fitness program. He lost 33 pounds of scale weight and he has gained an estimated 4 to 6 pounds of muscle. All in all, he […]

Success Story: Yalana Getting Her Hot Body

Yalana never did an organized diet and exercise program before she started working with Sharon. Her only form of exercise was walking, and she does a lot of that. She does not own a car so she takes the bus everywhere she goes, and by default she walks more than the average person. In spite of her […]

Success Story: Nine lbs of Muscle in Five Months

This blog is a commendation to a client of mine. Alec approached me in late February for my guidance in helping him gain muscle. He is a young guy who is very slender and has the type of frame that is very difficult to put on muscle. He is, in the business, what is called a hard […]

Good Questions

I recently received a questionnaire directed at fitness trainers from a book publisher. The purpose of the questionnaire is for a book that the publisher could distribute to people who may be interested in finding a competent fitness professional. I think it is a good project, and I was happy to take the time out […]

“That’s Not Paleo”

When we talk to our clients about how we recommend that they eat, we tell them to eat a low carb diet in line with the Paleo plan that is in vogue now. When we get into specifics, we are told that what we recommend is not Paleo. What? Milk and cheese are not part […]

Cellulite Study Progress Report: Alex

Alex started the study with me on January 1st, 2015. She has dieted and exercised before, but this is the first time she did it with a structured and supervised strength training program. Her weight loss program the last time consisted of a high protein, low-fat and low carb diet, coupled with a walking program. The rationale […]

“Lots of Meat”

“I need to eats lots of meat, right?” When Sharon and I are asked what kind of diet we follow, and we explain that we are on a low carb diet along the lines of the Paleo way of eating, that is the general statement we get. Along those lines, when I read about low […]