BODYSPEC BLOG

03 JAN 2018 | HOW TO START OFF 2018 SUCCESSFULLY!

A Balanced Approach to New Year's Goals

Here are some smart tips for your 2018 goals!

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Tagged: nutrition


31 MAR 2017 | HOW DO YOUR SLEEP HABITS AFFECT YOUR ABILITY TO LOSE FAT?

Fat Loss Factors Post 1: Sleep

Lack of sleep is strongly linked with metabolism and specifically fat deposits in the stomach. Find out more and learn what you can do to stay well rested.

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Tagged: fat loss factors, nutrition, sleep


19 FEB 2017 | ALL ABOUT THIS VITAMIN THAT IS CRUCIAL FOR BONE AND HEART HEALTH.

Vitamin K - Vital for Bone Health

You may know that for strong bones, it’s essential to get enough calcium and vitamin D in your diet. But did you know vitamin K is also important for bone health? Learn about how vitamin K works and how to make sure you are getting enough in your diet.

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Tagged: bone density, nutrition


25 JAN 2017 | FIBER IS ASSOCIATED WITH LOWER BODY FAT AND IMPROVED HEALTH. READ ON FOR MORE FUN FIBER FACTS.

Fiber: A Fat-blasting Superfood?

All about fiber - different types, why we need it, how much we need, and ideas of how to add it to your diet.

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Tagged: nutrition


22 NOV 2016 | ENJOY THIS DELICIOUS SMOOTHIE DESIGNED FOR POST-WORKOUT REFUELING.

Pumpkin Protein Smoothie Recipe

Itching for some pumpkin? Here's a great pumpkin protein smoothie that delivers in both nutrition and taste!

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Tagged: nutrition


02 NOV 2016 | CLIENT SUCCESS STORY

Lose Fat AND Gain Muscle - Is It Possible?

A client shares their results of three DXA scans, and how changing his nutrition and exercise made a huge difference.

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Tagged: body fat, nutrition


17 AUG 2016 | ALL ABOUT PROBIOTICS AND HOW TO GET THEM IN YOUR GUT!

Probiotics - What's the Skinny?

Gut bacteria have been the focus of a huge amount of research recently, as scientists are discovering that the microbes living in our intestines can have wide-reaching effects on our entire body. Here’s a rundown of why you should care about this new trend, and what to look for if you’re interested in adding probiotics to your diet.

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Tagged: nutrition


20 APR 2016 | SNACK IDEAS FOR MIXING UP DIFFERENT COMBINATIONS OF PROTEIN, CARBOHYDRATE AND FAT

Healthy Snacks For Every Diet

It’s always helpful to have some new and different snack ideas. Here we’ve categorized some snacks by the type of nutrient - protein, carbohydrate, and fat - so you can choose what fits your needs.

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Tagged: nutrition


07 FEB 2016 | WHY TO BE FRUGAL WITH YOUR FRUCTOSE!

Fructose - Not So Sweet After All

Fructose, the sugar that occurs naturally in fruits, can have negative health impacts when we eat too much of it. Find out which fruits contain high amounts of fructose, and other food sources you may be unaware of.

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Tagged: nutrition


10 JAN 2016 | ALL ABOUT BALANCING YOUR PROTEIN, FAT, AND CARB RATIOS

The Basics of Macros

If you are into nutrition, you’ve probably heard about the importance of “dialing in your macros”. But what does that mean, and how the heck can you dial YOURS in? Read on to find out!

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Tagged: nutrition


02 NOV 2015 | OUR FAVORITE HEALTHY NUTRITION BARS!

The Best Nutrition Bars

Stumped as to what to reach for when you need a quick post-workout snack, or a bite to eat between meetings? Here's a rundown of some of the best, minimally processed nutrition bars!

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Tagged: nutrition


14 JUL 2015 | RMR TEST NOW AVAILABLE AT OUR WEST LA OFFICE!

All About the RMR Test

Curious about the RMR test? Wondering how you can use it? Here's everything you need to know.

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Tagged: bodyspec, nutrition


29 JUN 2015 | A SUPPLEMENT ON SUPPLEMENTS

Need More Protein?

Whey, soy, isolate, concentrate – we discuss protein supplements and give you an introduction to selecting the right one for you!

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Tagged: nutrition


16 JUN 2015 | HOW MUCH PROTEIN DOES YOUR BODY NEED?

The Protein Primer

Everyone talks about getting enough protein, but what does that mean? This post examines protein intake needs depending on your activity level.

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Tagged: nutrition


07 MAR 2015 | INCREDIBLE EDIBLE EGGS

Egg Recipes

Looking to get some more eggs into your daily diet? Here are some of our favorite egg-centric recipes for you to enjoy!

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Tagged: nutrition


16 FEB 2015 | NUTRITIONAL EGG-CELLENCE

The Amazing Egg

Eat your eggs - and don't skip those yolks! Eggs are nutrition powerhouses that can be a part of any balanced diet. Better yet, the US government recently withdrew longstanding warnings about dietary cholesterol. There's no excuse not to put whole eggs back into your diet!

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Tagged: nutrition


24 NOV 2014 | TIPS TO EATING HEALTHILY AND HAPPILY

Staying on Track over Thanksgiving

Did you know that average person consumes over 3000 calories during Thanksgiving dinner? But just because the holidays are here doesn’t mean it’s time to lose complete sight of your health. Luckily, we’ve got a few tips to help you stay healthy this week, but that will still let you enjoy Thanksgiving dinner!

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Tagged: nutrition

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