Tag: health

  • The Chris Diet

    The Chris Diet.  If you’re looking for the best personal trainers in Santa Monica, look no further.  Chris Hitchko explains what he eats on a daily basis.  Carbs aren’t bad, nor are proteins or fats.  Learn what your body functions best on by monitoring hunger and energy levels, while enjoying the foods you love. 

  • No Grain Diet

    The word diet brings into play numerous ‘fads, fixes and fabrications!’ Does that sound like an alliteration? But that is another time and article – back to the diet. I will probably have more people read this article because I put that nasty word in the title.  To set the record straight, I DO NOT believe…

  • Q&A with a Physical Therapist

    Hey Ya'all!  Like I promised, I will begin having a monthly Q&A with professionals who can teach us more about personal training.  Today I interviewed Travis Retzer PT, DPT from Loma Linda university. He is going to teach us about common injuries and how to address them with our clientele.  Listen up!!! What is a…

  • The Chris Diet & Daily Routine

    Egotistical, narcissistic, the Adonis complex or just pure awesomeness may come to mind when you think of someone naming a diet after him. Think of it more along the lines of I want a mountain named after me, but that's not happening; so the next best thing is dubbing a diet after me! RELAX, SMILE,…

  • Pop-Quiz, Hot Shot. Are You a Tool or Toolette?

    YOU'RE A TOOL IF&1. You're a tool if you have bought a workout shirt and cut the sleeves off!2. You're a tool if you walk around the gym puffing out your chest showing off your ILS aka Invisible Lat Syndrome.3. You're a tool if you walk up to any girl and say “hey girl, you're…

  • Summer Body Countdown

    Does Wednesday, June 20th, have any significance for you? Well, for most Americans it does – it's the FIRST DAY OF SUMMER!! OMG x 20! More importantly, four days prior, you guys should have my presents mailed to my classroom for my birthday. I like Texas and Gonzaga gear and expensive stuff that I usually…

  • Show Up Fitness Q&A

    Well ladies and gents our second Q&A turned out to be very successful with 17 people providing thoughtful questions; 6 of which were personal trainers. I am super excited to see this knowledge being passed along. I will do my best to answer them all. There is definitely no such thing as a dumb question.…

  • Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR); What Are You?

    This article has been edited by a Registered Dietician whose name was requested to leave undisclosed. RD's are the head honchos when it comes to nutrition; their word trumps that of MDs in reference to nutrition. These specialists should be consulted when it comes to food intake and dietetics. They are the only experts who…

  • Free Radicals; How to Delay Aging, Feel Better and Fight Cancers

    Ever read a vitamin container or magazine that says “high in antioxidants” or “helps combat free radicals?” I love how our social network uses words without even taking the time to alert the reader as to what those words actually mean. No worries ya'all, Super Chris is here to provide that needed education (it's a…

  • The 30 Minute Workout

    How many times have you given yourself one hour to work out at the gym, but when it was all said and done, it lasted only 30 minutes? Whether it's traffic, meetings running late or annoying texts from your significant other telling you something mundane, e.g., “oh my God, the funniest thing just happen, a…