Memorial Day signals that summer is finally here! Here's what to eat and what not to eat so you can enjoy yourself, rock the latest swimsuit trends, and have a healthy Memorial day with a low-carb BBQ celebration... Healthy Memorial Day Main Courses: The easy part! Of all the holidays, having a healthy Memorial day BBQ is the easiest because... well... BBQ!!! You can … [Read more...]
Low Carb Cocktail Recipes: Sugar Free Drinks & Mocktails
Here's a great collection of sugar-free low carb cocktail recipes that will keep your party going! How to Use These Low Carb Cocktail Recipes With these recipes, you can make several fun sugar-free virgin mocktails. But you can jazz them up further to make low carb cocktails with alcohol, too. If you do intend to go for alcoholic drinks, here's a handy list of low carb … [Read more...]
7 Guilt-Free Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo. A day of indulgence in Mexican favorites such as tacos, enchiladas, and tamales... ...with loads of rice and beans and endless bowls of chips and salsa! And of course it just wouldn't be Cinco de Mayo without bottomless pitchers of margaritas y cerveza. Yes! Drink ALL the Margaritas! Yikes! Hide your scale! You know, it IS possible to enjoy Cinco de Mayo … [Read more...]
WIN at The Superbowl Party! Here’s Your Playbook…
Well, it just so happens to be the big weekend, Superbowl weekend! All football fans will be glued to the TV, chefs will be in the kitchen, there'll be parties and festivities going on... Whether you're cheering for the Rams or the Bengals, we want you to be healthy, we don't judge! So, take a look at the tips below to maintain the Personal Trainer Food plan by making … [Read more...]
How to Have a Drink and Stay at Your Goal Weight
Are you interested in minimizing weight gain, but still enjoying an occasional drink? You'll definitely want to stick with low-carb alcohol. It can get a little confusing, especially because labels aren't required on many alcoholic drinks. We've listed out the best low-carb alcohol choices, including beers, wines, and mixed drinks to help you stay slim and healthy... First: … [Read more...]
15 Holiday Fixes: How to Survive This Time of Year
Chances are, you'll be tempted to make at least one of these common blunders this holiday season. In fact, you might even be making one right now. Here's what to watch out for... #1 Running on coffee so you can eat at the holiday party later. Coffee is awesome, but chain-drinking it so you can "save calories" for later... ...drops your blood sugars too low, setting … [Read more...]
Can Red Wine and Alcohol Help You Lose Fat?
Maybe you've heard that drinking red wine is good for you because it has resveratol in it. And some people are saying that a few glasses of red wine before bedtime will suppress your appetite and help you to lose weight. Now THAT sounds like a dream come true. But should you do it? In this article, we'll talk about alcohol and weight loss! 1. Alcohol is a … [Read more...]
Your Hollywood Diet Guide: Insider’s Scoop!
Have you ever wondered what celebrities really do to lose weight and maintain camera-ready physiques? While you might not be able to work out five hours a day (p.s. you don't have to!), you can take a page out of their playbook to see what you need to do to lose weight and feel great. Here's your insider's guide to getting red-carpet ready from 9 A-list celebs who know … [Read more...]
Spring Break Survival Strategies
Spring break season is here! Are you getting ready for fun in the sun, time with friends, and sipping cool refreshing drinks with little umbrellas? Personal Trainer Food wants you to know that there are healthy ways to enjoy spring break without causing a diet disaster. When you’re on your way to relax, whether it be Miami or Cancun, keep these healthy tips in mind and … [Read more...]
Alcohol and Weight Loss (The Science)
Under normal conditions, your body gets its energy from the calories in carbohydrates, fats, and proteins which are slowly digested and absorbed within the gastrointestinal system. As long as you are eating the right (real, natural) foods like meats, eggs, veggies, nuts, and cheese those calories are available for energy-- not stored as fat. But when you add alcohol to … [Read more...]
5 Fun Ways to Celebrate St. Patty’s Day!
St. Patrick's Day is so much fun, and there's nothing like a good Irish joke, isn't there? We heard this one from one of our Irish Customers: A Texan walks into a pub in Ireland and clears his voice to the crowd of drinkers. He says, "I hear you Irish are a bunch of hard drinkers. I'll give $500 American dollars to anybody in here who can drink 10 pints of Guinness … [Read more...]
Going on Spring Break? You Need these 4 Tips for Your Beach Body!
We want to know…what do you think of when we mention spring break? Although most people think of sunburns, skimping on sleep, and sipping cool refreshing drinks with little umbrellas, Personal Trainer Food wants you to know that there are healthy ways to enjoy spring break without causing a diet disaster. When you’re on your way to relax, whether it be Miami or Cancun, … [Read more...]