Laila Ajani

Laila Ajani is a Fitness Trainer and founder of Push Personal Fitness, a personal training organization based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Laila has expertise in competitive athletics (gymnastics, powerlifting, and tennis), personal training, distance running, and Olympic lifting. Laila is certified by the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA), USA Powerlifting (USAPL), and she is a Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES).

The Truth About Belly Fat

The one place everyone wants to lose weight first, is around the abdomen. Belly fat (medically known as visceral fat) is particularly dangerous because it suffocates organs. It is also closely linked with colorectal cancer, diabetes, high LDL (bad) cholesterol and low HDL (good) cholesterol. Aside from the life-threatening health risks, the worst thing about …

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Workout Like the Pros

What is it that football players and other athletes do to get in shape so they’re primed and ready to go on game day? They weight train. This should not be a surprise to most. They perform progressive exercise programs composed of specific lifts to develop power, strength, agility, balance, and flexibility. Having been an …

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Let’s EAT!

Every aspect of what we consume is of the utmost importance because food fuels every moment of our lives. The frequency, quality, type, source, and quantity of that fuel all weigh in on our day-to-day health. They also have a huge impact on how our bodies use or store food and therefore our tendencies to …

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What is a Good Diet?

You cannot out train a bad diet. I probably say that at every consult and no one ever flinches. It’s easy to identify a bad diet—it’s everything that feels good to eat: refined sugar, excess salt, processed food, and saturated fat. There’s a reason we love those foods, we are biologically programmed to be physically …

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