Fat Burning Phenomenon with Green Tea

Posted in Get your Health questions Answered, Long Island Health News, Nutrition, Uncategorized on September 29th, 2010 by RahzS

Health professionals recommend green tea to clients for its long list of health benefits including fighting heart disease and cancer, but it can also help stimulate fat loss. Studies have shown that people that combine green tea with exercise and healthy eating habits actually lose more weight than people who just exercise and eat healthier alone.

These studies have shown that substances found in green tea called catechins actually stimulate the body to burn more calories and reduce body fat. These catechins not only showed a decrease in BMI (body mass index), waist size and total body fat but can also help reduce LDL levels (“bad” cholesterol).

Yogi green tea is an organic tea that provides a variety of flavors so you should be able to find one that suits your taste. If you aren’t a fan of drinking hot tea then you can try to put it over ice for a cool refreshing beverage. Try drinking 2-3 cups a day so that you can obtain all the benefits that the green tea has to offer.

While health professionals recommend people drink more green tea, they do warn against purchasing beverages that may claim to contain green tea yet doesn’t truly have the benefits of it. Instead these beverages can contain high amounts of sugar or high fructose corn syrup and contain more calories than an all natural green tea beverage. So be wary of exactly what you buy because it contains “green tea” and stick to teas that you can brew on your own for your green tea benefits.

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Greenvale Personal Trainer Solves “Fitness Procrastination”

Posted in Inspiration, Motivational, Personal Development, Tips and Strategies, Wellness on September 15th, 2010 by RahzS

Top 3 Reasons to end Fitness Procrastination Forever

Are you in better shape today than you were 6 months ago? If not,why?

Procrastination to Get started and stick to your program is my educated guess.

Coach Rahz here,

Hope you’re doing well.

I’ve got a quick post that I feel will help you get your butts off the couch and moving in the direction of feeling better, and looking hotter. Over the last 11 years I’ve work with thousands of people, and heard every reason, and procrastination story possible. We are all procrastinators. Either consciously or subconsciously we delay, stall and put off various tasks that will make a positive difference in our lives. Procrastinating can be a learned trait from our parents or derived at birth. Habits are very hard to change without a conscious, deliberate action taken on our part.

Traditionally, procrastination has been associated with perfectionism, a tendency to negatively evaluate outcomes and one’s own performance. It is an intense fear and avoidance of judgment of your abilities by others. Heightened social self-consciousness, anxiety, recurrent low moods, and workaholism are the results of compulsory procrastination. In addition to those I’ve found that laziness, lack of coaching, knowledge, and accountability are all key reasons for most people to procrastinate when it comes to getting fit and Healthy.

Here’s my list of the top 3 reasons to end the procrastination game forever

1. Disease Prevention

  • Obesity – All time High in America, and headed toward being the number one killer
  • Increase risk of Heart disease, diabetes, stroke, mental illness, and many other health complications

2. Increased Self-Esteem

  • When your healthy and fit it is easier to feel good about yourself, your body image, and have more confidence and overall happiness.
  • Self esteem effects all areas of your life including personal and professional

3. The Fountain of Youth

We all know that getting older is a part of life, but it doesn’t have to be such a downward spiral like it is for so many people today. Simple exercising 3 to 4 days per week can give you all the benefits below. In some special cases you may require a few additional items to enhance your health, but for the most part, simplicity works very well.

  • Increase your Metabolism
  • Increase your daily energy
  • Look Younger
  • Move with ease
  • Less Pain
  • Better Sex Life
  • Career Advancements

When it comes to fitness there can be no someday, tomorrow, or next month you have to decide and get started. Your health is not going to wait for you to get ready, so if you don’t make the decision to jump in the water you just might never get in. I hope that doesn’t happen to you. It’s my personal mission to assist people everyday to get healthy, fit, and start living the exciting and adventurous lives they were born to live.

A client once said, “Nothing tastes, as good as fit feels.” I hope you get to feel that feeling one day. If you require some assistance that’s what we are hear to do. Give us a call, and leave a comment at the end of this post. I love replying to questions, and helping people get started on their health and fitness journeys.

Dedicated to your Results,

Rahz Slaughter

Greenvale Personal Trainer

Breakthroughs To Fitness

P.S. Here’s another way to get rid of procrastination. Fit Body Bootcamp is live on Long Island. For the month of September claim your two free weeks of this 3-in-1 program to get the results other Fit Body camper’s are receiving. We have campers as early as 6am in the morning! Claim your two weeks here www.LIFitBody.com

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Tight Tone Firm Abs

Posted in Uncategorized on September 7th, 2010 by RahzS

Coach Rahz coming to you fired up from Labor Day weekend!

I was able to relax, kick back, and enjoy the sun (a little bit of hurricane Earl) in Fire Island. It’s so crucial that you take time away for yourself and just let go. There is too much stress in life that it must go somewhere instead of lurking around inside of you.

I made a little video for you on the best ab exercises to do to get those tight tone and firm abs we are all looking for. Don’t be mistaken. These are just one piece of the puzzle but it’s a start. Hope you enjoy watching me eating the cheeseburger in the video :)

I will have some of the top foods I used in Fire Island to boost my metabolism on the next post. And no it’s not alcohol or hot dogs, but doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy those “bad” items from time to time.

If you haven’t assessed where you are today and where you want to go for the ending months of 2010, now is a great time to do so as the summer comes to an end. If you need help developing a plan, working on nutrition, or a fitness program we are always here to help. Click the link below to sign up for a complimentary discovery session

Complimentary Fitness Discovery Session

Summer is over, and it’s time to start a new phase in your fitness program.

Dedicated to your results,

Rahsheen Slaughter

Roslyn Personal Trainer

Breakthroughs To Fitness

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