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DB04 by DIAKADI fitness. performance. life | April 19, 2014

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Answering the Cardio for Fat Loss Question

April 18, 2014 |

10 Steps to a Hot Summer Body: Episode 3

Authors: Gina Gutierrez and Nate Miyaki

 

How much cardio is ideal for fat loss?
Can too much cardio actually slow down fat loss?

In this third installment of DIAKADI’s ‘Summer School with DB04 – 10 Steps to a Hot Summer Body’, fitness author, researcher and trainer Nate Miyaki speaks with DIAKADI Partner/Trainer Gina Gutierrez, answering these questions as well as others about how to make the best use of cardio in your workout program.

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Posterior Kinetic Chain Exercise

April 16, 2014 |

Who needs this exercise?

The Posterior Kinetic Chain exercise is a common exercise that Psoas Massage + Bodywork gives to many of our desk workers. This exercise is extremely useful for climbers as well because the forward, rounded posture of climbers mimics the posture of desk workers. This exercise helps your upper back stay toned and ready to combat the ever-strengthening muscles in your chest and neck that are continuously pulling your shoulders forward.
Performing the Posterior Kinetic Chain exercise on a regular basis will have the effect of keeping you closer to the wall while climbing, which will place your center of gravity in a more optimal position to allow your legs to take on more of the effort of climbing.

Tai Chi Spiral Power Exercises | June 5th

April 10, 2014 |

One of the most important of Tai Chi’s many supporting exercise routines is chansigong, otherwise known as “silk-reeling” or “spiral-power” exercises. Silk-reeling is used to develop whole-body coordination, core- and lower-body strength, and especially to cultivate the interface between mental intention, action, and the spiraling flow of internal energy, or chi.

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Eat This, Lose Weight, Build Muscle

April 10, 2014 |

10 Steps to a Hot Summer Body: Episode 2

Authors: Gina Gutierrez and Shelby Jacquez

Summer is here and you need to trim down in the smartest and most efficient way possible. Knowing what foods to eat is the most important … Read More

Avoid These Foods for a Lean Body

April 4, 2014 |

10 Steps to a Hot Summer Body: Episode 1

Authors: Gina Gutierrez and Kaveh Gorgani

Summer is here and you need to trim down in the smartest and most efficient way possible. Knowing what foods to eliminate from your diet is the most important first step to your success.

In this first installment of DIAKADI’s ‘Summer School with DB04 – 10 Steps to a Hot Summer Body’, fitness performance trainer Kaveh Gorgani speaks with DIAKADI Partner/Trainer Gina Gutierrez about the top 3 things to remove from your diet when trying to look your best in your swim suit this year.

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Can’t Make A Decision? Here’s A Proven Technique You Can Use.

April 2, 2014 |

Ever have a tough time making a decision? You are faced with two great (or horrible) options and simply cannot decide which one to choose? Then you need to consider a third option. The one that is the most important one of all.

Your IDEAL.

That’s right. Before you even start to pick between the two, you need to come up with your dream scenario.

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The End & The Beginning

March 31, 2014 |

It’s hard to believe it’s been an entire year since Billy and Sarah and I started working together to transform my health and fitness! As the year progressed, and I faced the joys and challenges of being a single … Read More

Graze Your Way Through San Francisco’s Top 5 Salads

March 26, 2014 |

Ever have the dilemma at lunch time, “Should I eat a salad or go for tacos (again!) that I think will satisfy me during my afternoon slump?”

DIAKADI brings you the top five salads in San Francisco recommended by DIAKADI … Read More