Jillian Michaels Makes Me Sweat

Jillian Michaels DVDs

By: Amber Leventry I love to exercise. I always have. Physical exertion, challenging reps, endorphins, and sweat are so good for my mental well-being. Enter parenthood. I am not the biological mama of our three kids, and it has been two years since our boys were born, but I am still carrying a little baby […]

Bike Ride & Lunch with Meetup Group, The Southern California Gay and Lesbian Club (and Friends)


Join Meetup group, The Southern California Gay and Lesbian Club (and Friends), for a bike ride from North Hollywood Metro Station to Chinatown for Lunch. The bike ride is very pleasant and is suitable for all bike riders who can ride at least 16 miles one way from North Hollywood to Chinatown on mostly flat […]

Heath and Fitness: Habits


By Susan Howard, Personal Trainer   Habits are often thought of in a negative way.  Something to be kicked…smoking, nail biting, boozing, getting that sugar fix…the list goes on and on. We poor mortals are victims of our habits.  Unconnected to our repetitive behaviors, we simply must continue acting them out.  How did it all […]

Pitch Your Old Stuff


By: Susan Howard A client of mine lost about ten pounds last year and is holding strong to her new fighting weight.  “I am done,” she exclaimed.  “I am tired of gaining and losing the same ten pounds.  This time is the last.”  There was something very definitive about how she pronounced the end of […]


3 day cleanse to lose weight

By: Susan Howard Hello, I am an LA based trainer and I talk about all things healthy.  I took a blogcation, but am happy to be back writing for the site. I am starting my first official 3-day cleanse.  I picked Fresh Pressed Juicery because they deliver to your house daily, making me feel at […]