Blog - RJ Health and Fitness - South Bay Personal Trainer

Are you wasting time? This question might make you squirm, but let’s ask it anyway… Are you wasting time in the gym? Do you regularly push yourself to the limit? Do you feel the burn with each rep? Do you have nothing left to give when it’s over? Or would you describe your routine...

Are you eating these wrong foods? I see it happen all the time…fat loss results that are trashed by eating the wrong foods. Please don’t let this be you. You exercise hard, so keep your results by avoiding these 7 foods: 1) Don’t Eat: White Pasta White pasta will never be OK to...

A toned, lean stomach is the ultimate sign of a fitness plan that’s working. It’s also one of the hardest things to achieve. Maybe you’ve given up on your abs after doing thousands of crunches only to see zero results. I honestly don’t blame you. It’s time that you forget everything you’ve heard...

The Greek island of Santorini, located in the southern Aegean Sea, is home to breathtaking sunsets and cliffside towns with narrow, cobbled streets. It is currently one of the top tourist destinations in the world, hosting millions of visitors each year, with only 15,000 permanent residents. Those permanent residents are easily...

Here’s a fitness lunch to pack on-the-go. Serve it over a big bed of leafy greens! Most recipes for tuna salad call for fat-filled mayonnaise, but this recipe uses fat free Greek yogurt instead. You get all the creaminess without added calories to set back your results. What You Need Serves 5 2 (5oz)...

Oh, the dreaded burpee. We love to complain about this uniquely punishing movement, and try to avoid doing them as much as possible. But have you ever stopped to wonder where the burpee came from and why this torturous exercise is a favorite of fitness professionals across the globe? Burpees: A...

There are many complex reasons that make fat loss a challenge, reasons that go deeper than simply calories-in versus calories-out. I’m talking about the life issues that get in the way of your success. Here are 5 things that block fitness results along with the solutions to unlock your best body. 1. You...

Do you have unmet goals? If so, you aren’t alone. Most people live with unfulfilled aspirations. Unfortunately, many widely used self-help techniques fail to deliver results. Case in point: You’ve probably heard of the “Yale Goal Study” where researchers interviewed Yale’s 1953 graduating class, asking whether or not the students had written...

Our kids are eating too much junk. And who can blame them? Junk food tastes great. The good news is that healthy food also tastes great. Here are simple ways to help your kids eat healthier: 1) Choose Whole Foods Processed foods are the biggest problem with our modern diet. Packaged and refined...