Feb 11th 2017 | Issue #153

There's no quick fix when it comes to well-being. Nurturing your body and mind is a long-term endeavor. But, that doesn't stop fad diets and the marketers promoting them from buttering-up consumers with ads full of empty promises. In recent decades, one such diet, called the "detox" diet has taken the fitness industry by storm...but why?

Are you tired of spending hours in the gym and not seeing much in return? Check out this article on a simple way to stop wasting time and be more effective in the gym.
Bodyweight exercises are the core of resistance training and some of the most effective movements you can do to improve your fitness and physique. 

"I Have Gained So Much Confidence"
This weeks Lean Body Transformation belongs to Meredith,  who took first place in our 2013 Lean Body Challenge 18-29 division. Meredith lost an amazing 25 lbs and dropped 10% Body Fat in just 12 weeks following the Lean Body Challenge.

"I have not only achieved my great physique but gained so much more confidence and knowledge. Being a full time student in a doctorate program i don't have a lot of time to spend in the gym and planning out my meals but I was able to do it all. I have struggled with my weight and yo-yo dieting for so long and have finally been able to break through the walls that have prevented me from succeeding in the past.
I hope many others can learn and be inspired by me weight loss success" - Meredith Vair

Yes! It Does Taste As Good as It Looks!
This easy, decadent, and protein-rich mousse takes around 10 minutes to make. It's a perfect dessert for any special occasion, or can be eaten as a sweet snack, too!

Who Want's Great Looking Glutes?
If you want to focus on filling out that behind, then check out Team Labrada Giselle Falla's glute workout. Train hard and eat right and you'll be filling out those shorts, jeans or dress with shapely looking glutes sooner than you think.