Easy Fiesta Bowl Salad

Combine 1/4 cup each canned black beans (rinsed and drained), chopped avocado, canned corn (drained) and chopped cherry tomatoes with the juice of 1/2 fresh lime and salt to taste. Serve on top of 2 cups romaine.   Source: http://www.fitnessmagazine.com/recipe/salads/fiesta-bowl-salad/ Ingredients  1/4 cup black beans 1/4 cup cubed avacado 1/4 cup corn 1/4 cherry tomato 1/2 lime, juiced 2 cups romaine lettuce [...]

Are Carbohydrates Really Our Enemies?

Carbohydrates are regarded as the greatest enemy, which causes overweight. Do you need to avoid the carbohydrates and to find the culprit in something else? Are they really that bad for you? Carbohydrates and sugars are the main fuel used by the brain, the heart and the muscles. They come from the foods we eat, such […]

The Abs Diet: Eat More, Weigh Less

For years — or maybe for all your life — you’ve probably had one notion about what dieting needs to be. Starve yourself like a supermodel, sweat on the treadmill, and lose weight. In reality, those could be the very reasons you can’t lose fat. If you’re restricted in what you eat, you’ll eventually act […]

Time Your Meals for Muscle Growth

Consuming food and supplements around your workouts helps you turn the tide in the war for more muscle. There is a war going on, and it will never end. It’s a battle inside your body that determines how much muscle you build. on one side, you have muscle protein synthesis (MPS)—the process by which the body […]

10 Reasons to Hire a Personal Trainer

1. You’re Not Seeing Results If you’ve been exercising consistently for several weeks or months and aren’t losing weight or reaching your goals, hiring a trainer may be a good choice. A trainer can look at your current program and eating habits and help you see where you could make changes to create more effective […]