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Fitness Fashion | Rogiani Couture

“Individuality is the freedom of the future” Born in Italy, I brought the European couture tradition to Hollywood, creating custom fitness wear for celebrities, athletes and fitness models for over 20 years. A creative soul, I have always sought beauty and balance. While obtaining my doctorate of Pedagogy from the University of Perugia, I studied [...]

Increase your Metabolic Rate

  Keys to speeding up your metabolism! You can speed up your metabolism by understanding a few things about your body and following simple tips. First, consuming the right foods will boost the rate at which your body burns calories. Protein, for instance, helps you build lean mass, while at the same time burning more [...]

Body Fat Reduction

EXERCISE Regular weight training triggers a quicker metabolism and helps you reduce body fat. Weight training increases your lean mass, and this results in a faster metabolism because muscle burns more calories than fat. Twice or three times per week, train your body. You'll be doing more than just reducing your body fat, your heart, [...]

Cardio vs. Weight Training

Cardio vs. Weight Training By: Karla Adams For most, the solution to weight loss is to cut back on the meals and start doing lots of extra cardio. Most people feel this is the answer for burning up that extra fat, leaving us lean and toned and ready to show off our abs, right? Well [...]

Healthier Holidays

Having a Mindset for Change – Positive vs. Negative

Having a Mindset for Change – Positive vs. Negative 9.22.2010 Before engaging in any workout regime, you must first develop a positive mindset, which takes commitment and perseverance. Doing so will allow you to achieve desirable results, both mentally and physically, that can positively affect your health and lifestyle. Although obtaining a proper mindset requires hard work [...]

LA Marathon

LA Marathon March 2008 By: Alejandra Negrete Joining the Lopers in 2007 was best thing I did to help me achieve my ultimate goal of completing my first marathon.  This past year was a year of both sadness and happiness.  Having had a baby and losing my mother to breast cancer were events in my life [...]

Exercise….the true ‘fountain of youth’

Nancy Mitchell Exercise….the true ‘fountain of youth   Fit Over 40 Exercise….the true ‘fountain of youth’ by Nancy Mitchell   Throughout history, explorers have searched the world over seeking the so-called “Fountain of Youth”. Legends have always claimed “Drink from this fountain and you will have eternal youth!” To the best of my knowledge, this [...]

Mitchell’s body builder beneath business suit

San Bernardino Sun Mitchell's body builder beneath business suit April 2007 Patricia Thio, Correspondent   Her fitted business suit and gentle handshake camouflage what this woman is all about. The only hint: her Superman logo necklace. During the day, Nancy Mitchell is a physician service representative for Quest Diagnostics, but the 51-year-old moonlights as a body [...]

Fit over Fourty – Staying Motivated

Fit Over Fourty Staying Motivated December 2007 By Nancy Mitchell   Motivation is, without a doubt, one of the primary elements for seeking a positive change in your lifestyle. This is especially true in fitness when it comes to diet and exercise.  Most people begin an exercise program to: lose weight, improve their health, have more [...]