Conference Blogs

Beets – a super food!

Many people don’t think about beets and if they do it is probably joined with a look of distaste. But if you are a health conscious person then now is the time to broaden your palette. Beets are an extremely nutritious food choice and you can eat the whole plant from the greens to the root. You can buy them fresh, canned, or like I do in the produce section of Whole Foods marinated in Balsamic Vinegar. Beets can be eaten raw, boiled, steamed, roasted, sautéed or juiced.


YOLO is an acronym for "You Only Live Once". It was originally coined over 100 years ago but in recent times it has been used by the younger generations as an excuse for stupid and reckless behavior. The Washington Post and The Huffington Post describe it as the "newest acronym you'll love to hate". YOLO is similar to carpe diem or memento mori, it implies that one should enjoy life, even if that entails taking risks.

Merry Christmas from "Fat Fighters V"!

Fat Fighters V/ This year your trainer joins you!

"Fat Fighters V" (FFV) The year your trainer took the plunge! That's right folks I will be losing as much fat as I can as well and taking pics and sharing them each month! No I can't win but I can be there right beside you along the journey!- Rick Dant "THE" Trainer!

Results May Very By Courtney S. Ellis


The 10 New Rules Of A Fat Loss Diet

Fat loss eating is different from a weight loss approach to food. Weight loss places a sole focus on calories. Fat loss focuses on calories too, but puts more focus on hormones. Fat loss is about eating in a way that controls the natural compensatory nature of your metabolism. Metabolic sensations such as hunger, cravings, and energy are dramatically influenced by hormones. Balance your hormones and these sensations too will stabilize resulting in less food intake without much conscious effort.

After Thanksgiving

What do you do after you enjoy too much at Thanksgiving? This article outlines a few great things that are easy to do. Of course going for a walk, jog or to a yoga class is always a good idea.


Whats new in 2014 at the CSD1-Zumba Kids is a great program for kids 4-11. They can play, dance, and most important - exercise all while having fun.Starts Dec 6th -Fridays at 3pm and 4:15pmHelendale CSD  

The Zumba® Kids program coming to CSD in Dec

New classes starting Dec 6th at 3pmages 4-11Call for details -Patty Hartong 760-951-3508

The Zumba® Kids program

 all we need is a beatThe Zumba® Kids program is the ultimate dance-fitness party for young Zumba fans ages 7-11, where they can play it loud and rock with friends to their own rules! This program features age-appropriate music and moves that get kids movin’ to the beat. It’s all about feeling fearless on the dance floor, reinforcing the idea that it’s okay to just be yourself and dance like no one’s watching!