Celebrity Yoga Coach Gwen Lawrence Talks Proper Diet


Gwen Lawrence is the instructor for five New York pro teams, including the New York Giants. She has several online yoga classes on GaiamTV.com.

Thanks for joining me for Summer Fitness, Part 2 - I hope you’re enjoying working on your legs!

Summer, summer, summer is on my mind, and surely yours as well.  No matter what I tell you or coach you in, if you’re not healthy on the inside, all your hard training will be moot.

I’m not suggesting the pre-chewed bird feeding rituals of Alicia Silverstone, or crazy starvation cleanses, or even the strict vegan commitments of Russell Simmons. However, I do propose sensibility and long-term dedication to health. Remember to:

.  Cut out sugar

.  Avoid white foods

.  Give your body a 12-hour fast everyday (8pm-8am) - the true meaning of breakfast is “break the fast.”

.  Get regular exercise

.  Eat organic whole foods

.  Eliminated processed foods

.  Eliminated chemicals in food – avoid anything with ingredients that you’re unable to pronounce or unsure of what it is

Use these guidelines to start making your body the healthy alkaline machine it’s meant to be and you’ll notice:

.  Increased energy

.  Improved sleeping

.  Less illness

.  The list is endless!

It’s a small price to pay for an efficient body. The more efficient your body, the more readily it’s able to accept your new summer fitness routines and thrive on its new found shape!

Perhaps my words are still not enough to motivate you to stop the overindulgences and get on a healthy path. If that’s the case, then try watching some of the great nutritional videos on GaiamTV.com such as Gaiam Inspiratons: Lisa Garr with David Wolfe, Strong Women: Weight Loss, and What's Really In Our Food?.

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Follow Celebuzz on Twitter and ‘Like’ us on Facebook, and then leave a comment below telling us what body part you want to work on the most!

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Gwen’s unique combination of dance, massage and yoga training experience, coupled with her extensive knowledge of anatomy and nutrition, provides her clients with overwhelming benefits. Gwen is the yoga instructor for 5 NY Pro teams. Her writing appears in Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Fitness Magazine, Shape Magazine, Yoga Journal, Details, shape.com, and espn.com. She makes regular appearances on NBC’s TODAY show, and Good Day New York. She was featured in June’s ESPN Magazine as the “Best Innovation in Sports Medicine,” and is a featured “Super Ambassador” for GaiamTV.com.

About GaiamTV.com GaiamTV.com is a streaming video subscription service that includes exclusive yoga and fitness classes plus thousands of inspirational films, documentaries, personal growth, health and wellness videos. It is available for $9.95 a month with a 10-day free trial. GaiamTV.com features renowned instructors, including Rodney Yee, Jillian Michaels, Seane Corn, The FIRM, Mari Winsor, Deepak Chopra, Jack Canfield and dozens more. Top inspirational films, such as “I AM,” written and directed by Tom Shadyac, are also included. In addition, GaiamTV.com offers weekly live-streamed original programming with its new show, “Gaiam Inspirations” hosted by Lisa Garr. GaiamTV.com is available on a wide array of portable devices, including the iPad, and iPhone. GaiamTV.com is a division of Gaiam, Inc.

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  • wheat636
    wheat636

    my upper arms and my stomach. I'm losing my waist line!

  • Angela Cash
    Angela Cash

    My stomach is the area that needs the most work.

  • Julie Lutz
    Julie Lutz

    I'd love to firm up my abs and buttocks

  • Jeanne Fairbanks Conner
    Jeanne Fairbanks Conner

    Well, I would have to say my Bootie!!!!

  • fayeeburton
    fayeeburton

    Search online for "Official Samples" if you are looking for famous brands samples. It is the best and I always have success.

  • Ida
    Ida

    By the time Im finished with my workout Im sweaty like a pig and my hair is dripping wet!

  • Chelsea Robidoux
    Chelsea Robidoux

    My inner and back of my thighs for sure! One of the toughest part of any body, especially a girls.

  • mandyterry
    mandyterry

    I really want to work on my stomach/hips area. I gain weight in these areas first and it is so hard to get it off!!! help me!

  • Jenna Card
    Jenna Card

    Cutting out chemicals means cutting out everything. I would really love some health advice from someone who actually understands a little of the science!

  • Linda Nguyen
    Linda Nguyen

    I'd like to work on my muffin top!

  • ambermiller86
    ambermiller86

    The body part I need to work on most are my thighs! lol and my tummy a little bit. Gotta get ready for a bikini!

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