San Jose NPC Night Show

 

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Rasa (left) awarded her 2nd place trophy in Women’s Figure

This last weekend we had two of our competitors participating in the 33rd annual San Jose NPC competition. Since it was my first time attending a competition, I brought a friend from out of town that was coincidentally visiting  to the night show with me. The show was held at the Santa Clara Convention Center and was nearly sold out. Continue reading

What are the most popular fitness classes today?

Recently I have been doing some research on what fitness classes are in high demand based on what classes gyms are offering. Sweat Studio is hoping to open Continue reading

How much chicken should you eat?

chicken3 iPhones or 1/2 a water bottle per day? Yes protein may turn into fat, a lot of people usually eat more chicken breast calories than they think. If you were to compress your chicken into the size of your iPhone 5 that would be approximately 3 oz. Or if you were to stuff a 16 oz water bottle tight with chicken that would be 1 pound. 1 pound of Roasted chicken breasts is 748 calories, 16.2 g Fat, 386 g Cholesterol, 336g Sodium, 0 carbs, 140 g protein, and 1160 mg Potassium. Now how many of you are actually eating just 8 to 12 oz of Chicken Breasts per day?

How to eat healthy while on vacation?

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While on vacation, people who are health-conscious are often tempted and fall off track their diet. I mean who cannot resist getting a churro or two while at Disneyland or other theme parks. Here are some tips I found useful to help stay on track to eating healthy while still on vacation. Continue reading

Healthy Campfire/BBQ Recipe

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A common summer past time for me and my friends during the summer is to go to the beach. I admit, in the past I would bring unhealthy food such as chips, hot dogs, candy, and of course ingredients to make s’mores. However, this summer I want to try to cook healthier while at the beach. As I was looking for recipes, I found a beef kebab recipe on health.com. Continue reading

Becoming a Personal Trainer

So you want to become a personal trainer? Great! You are choosing a very rewarding career but to be successful it’s important to evaluate the bigger picture. The first step is to become certified, but which certification is best for me? Should I enroll at a college or take an online course? After I become certified, then what? Continue reading