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Christmas Fitness surviving the festive seaon

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Christmas Fitness Surviving the Festive Season Are you going to let the 12 days of Christmas over indulging take it’s toll on your waist line ? Here’s 12 healthy tips to help you beat the weight gain that will serve you all year long.
1. Take one-third off. Most American restaurant portions are huge, when you eat dinner out, reduce the temptation to clean your plate. Get into the habit of setting aside one-third of your meal. Ask the server for a doggie bag, and take it home for lunch the next day. Try serving yourself one-third less at home too. This simple tactic could subtract more than 500 calories a day from your diet.
2. Drink more water. I recommend at least 8 glasses a day, you really can’t have too much especially if you are on a high protein diet as protein needs a lot more water than carbohydrates to digest properly. People often mistake thirst for hunger, so next time you feel like noshing, reach for water first. Drinking also helps you feel full, dehydration slows everythin…

MEET A MEMBER - NADIA WIT

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Meet Nadia Wit from Santa Barbara who moved to LA to act. Was there a particular reason you chose LA ?It was 80 miles from my home town and I was 17 years old.
What one thing do you miss from home?How about I will tell you what I miss about LA when I leave.... The California fresh fusion cuisine! 
What do you find the biggest difference is living here versus Santa Barbara ? California is a beautiful state... You can surf in the morning and ski in the afternoon with only a 2 hour drive in between. Santa Barbara is known for its 5 beaches and wine country and although its only an hour and a half drive, there is certainly a lot of differences in the culture.
I love the diversity of Los Angeles and how amazing the service is because we are all way too qualified for our day jobs and pursuing something greater. I love that your UBER driver has a PhD and no one blinks an eye at that.  Santa Barbara is very romantic and laid back. Its a great place to visit and I highly recommend going there for …