Tolland Weems is a personal trainer based in LA.  Before moving to LA from Arkansas Tolland was a professional Motocross racer since the age of 16. I took a TRX class with Tolland at Aura Yoga and it was the best class I have taken in LA. He’s motivating, his playlist is the best and he keeps the class fun.  If you live in LA or are visiting you need to take a class with Tolland.  His TRX class isn’t easy but you will definitely see results.  If you TRX isn’t your thing he also teaches a cycle class or you can book an appointment with him for a personal training session.  Tolland was also nominated one of LA’s Hottest Trainers, you can see why.   Today Tolland shares some tips with us to keep your fitness goals: What do you recommend to get people started on their fitness goals?…

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Now that the you have eaten and the holidays are over.  You need to fight off that belly bloat for the New Year. Maybe you had too much egg nog, wine, dessert, or just fatty foods.  You haven’t been keeping up with your daily workouts. Or even if it’s that time of the month. You need to get back to normal. Taking water pills is not healthy because it can be toxic to your liver and kidneys.   You can even use these tips 48 hours before an event to flatten your tummy. Here are some natural ways to get rid of bloating. Everyone has heard of this one, Lemon and water. The reason this works is that the lemon acts like a diuretic similar to the water pills you would want to take but it’s not harsh on your kidneys.  It will help flush out sodium and water retention.…

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The New Year is in less than a week and even if you make a resolution that seems simple by the time February comes along you may have forgotten about it.  Make resolutions that are set up to fail, for example don’t say you won’t eat sugar all year (wine has sugar…remember that). Keep in mind that if you make it through the month of January you will probably make it through the year.  You can also choose a resolution that is a stepping stone to a bigger goal that you want to achieve in the year, it can be something like working out 2 times a week for the month of January and in February you make it 3 times a week and so on. Here are some ideas for resolutions: Let’s just get this one out-of-the-way, it’s probably the number one resolution people make. To lose weight, get…

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