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Jay Blahnik

Jay Blahnik is a contract athlete for Nike and an advisory board member for Nautilus®. He serves on the BOSU® development team and is a program developer for the Schwinn® indoor cycling program. Jay is also the group exercise spokesperson for IDEA, the recipient of the 1996 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year award and the 2005 Can-Fit-Pro Presenter of the Year.
Certifications: ACE, AFAA

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No quick fix: Exercise, diet fight cellulite

May 21, 2008

What is the most effective way to get rid of cellulite?


Redondo Beach

Cellulite is just plain old fat. It looks different from the outside — characterized by a dimpled, cottage-cheese appearance — because the connective tissue surrounding the fat in those areas has a different pattern than the connective tissue in other areas of …

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Steps to a resolution

January 30, 2008

At the beginning of every year I make a resolution to exercise more — but I'm never successful. Any tips for helping this year's resolution stick? Jeff, Riverside Many people start the new year with a resolution to exercise more, lose weight or improve their health — but not many follow through. When January …

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Yoga – it’s got styles

October 17, 2007

I have heard so many great things about yoga, and I would like to try it, but I am confused about what type I should take. I know I should start with a beginner class, but there seem to be so many different styles. Can you provide me with some guidance?



Yoga, which originated in India more than 5,000 years ago, is deriv…

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Getting the kids to exercise more

October 17, 2007

I have two children, ages 8 and 10. They are both a bit heavy and don’t do enough exercise or activity. My husband and I could lose a few pounds but are not overweight.

I am worried about the children’s health as they get older and am fearful they will continue to gain weight. Do you have any suggestions for helping us encourage them both to be more active? /st…

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Don’t get with the program

June 27, 2007

DO those “fat-burning” programs on the cardio machines really work? I usually just do my own thing when I work out, but I am tempted to use those programs if you think that it would be more effective in helping me to lose weight.


Santa Monica/…

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