Nutrition

Common Dieting Pitfalls

Posted by on June 1, 2017 at 3:52 pm

Every year people start the new year with the resolution to lose weight and get in shape. However, without careful thought and planning you may be heading down the wrong path. You may have changed your diet but are you paying attention to what’s really going into your mouth? Steps for Successful Dieting The most […]

5 Ways To Fat Proof Your Home

Posted by on May 28, 2017 at 10:27 pm

That’s right! Your home needs to go on a diet. I’ve seen it too many times: your environment could one of the biggest saboteurs in your new healthy living and exercising lifestyle. We bump against all kinds of temptations every day and changing our living space to reflect our new lifestyle is essential. Leading behavioral […]

Over 50? Anti Aging Fitness

Posted by on March 18, 2015 at 4:51 pm

Let’s face it, no one wants to get old and most people really don’t like thinking about slowing down and losing strength and vitality. But it happens. We don’t generally have control over how it happens or when, but we can certainly do our best to slow down the aging process and stay fit and […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted by on November 27, 2014 at 6:04 am

Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be super fattening if you don’t want it be: turkey, plain yams, some steamed veggies like green beans and salad without dressing are all on the diet. Plus you can exercise in the AM on Thanksgiving and do double cardio on friday – no reason to fall down the holiday fattening […]

Tips to Prevent Overeating During Holidays

Posted by on November 25, 2014 at 3:19 pm

We are almost here! Thanksgiving is just a a few days away, the weather will be cooler (next week we hope) and all those promises to stay lean and healthy have become a distant memory. Starbucks has all the holiday cups, the time change made days shorter; no wonder we crave heavier foods this time […]

Seasonal Diets, Adjust Yours Accordingly

Posted by on November 22, 2014 at 8:32 am

As the seasons change, so do our diets. Or at least they did for thousands of years. Crops grow seasonally, so our diets would change according to what fruits, vegetables and grains were available at a specific time of the year, and in a specific region. Today, there are a plethora of food choices available […]

Here’s A Tip From A Personal Trainer: Processed Food Is Not Food

Posted by on April 12, 2014 at 6:28 am

You could spend a significant amount of time reading diet books and websites to educate yourself on the proper way to eat. Let me save you a lot of effort with this one truth: Processed food is not food. Over thousands of years, our bodies have evolved to need things that actually grow — vegetables, fruits, […]

Avoid Holiday Weight Gain – Santa Monica Personal Trainer

Posted by on November 23, 2013 at 12:49 am

Happy Thanksgiving! Have some more turkey! Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be super fattening if you don’t want it be: turkey, plain yams, some steamed veggies like green beans and salad without dressing are all on the diet. Plus you can exercise in the AM on Thanksgiving and do double cardio on friday – no reason […]

The Best Nutrition for Weight Loss

Posted by on May 12, 2013 at 6:15 am

It seems like every week there is new information available about the most nutritious foods or the very best way to lose weight. Navigating the field to find the best nutrition for weight loss can be very challenging, so it helps to have a professional like Jason Kozma available to you! Read the nutrition tips below and then contact Jason to […]

5 Restaurant Traps from Santa Monica Personal Trainer

Posted by on March 5, 2013 at 3:31 pm

You’ve been working out and kept up with your diet, so every weekend you decide to treat yourself with a night out to a restaurant. You know that the food you eat is responsible for how much you weigh, which is why you have avoided fast food at all costs. Unfortunately, that night out or […]