Michelle Lovitt's 5 Easy Tips to Stay in Shape

4. Get Adequate Protein

Eat at least 1 gram of protein per kilogram of body weight when trying to lose body fat. This will ensure you maintain the muscle you have, and provide the building blocks for more lean muscle mass.

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5. Eat Breakfast Every Day

Eat breakfast every day. People who eat breakfast consume fewer total calories during the day then those that don't.

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About Michelle Lovitt

A graduate of Fresno State University, Michelle earned a BS in Sports Nutrition and a master's degree in Exercise Physiology before becoming the first female strength and conditioning coach at Fresno State. Eventually, she designed and implemented both nutrition and exercise programs for varsity athletics at the University of Notre Dame and the University of Southern California. Michelle also completed a 200-hour yoga teacher training course. She has also taught group fitness classes for six years.

Fitness expert Michelle Lovitt has trained Hollywood celebrities such as Courteney Cox, Julianne Moore, Lauren Graham, Mary-Louise Parker, Amber Valletta, Eve Jeffers, Crystal Reed, Yvonne Strahovski, Jason Statham , David Arquette, David Duchovny, Kiefer Sutherland and countless others, in addition to professional and Olympic athletes. Michelle's signature training methods give her clients educational tools that help them understand their bodies, lose weight, get stronger, stay motivated, and enjoy a better quality of life.

Michelle has appeared on the "x" show (the FX network), Body by Jake, Access Hollywood, Good Morning America and E!. Additionally, she has appeared in and written for such publications as Allure, SELF, Lucky, People, Fitness Magazine, Women's Health and Volleyball Magazine. The author of Exercise For Your Muscle Type: the Smart Way to Get Fit, currently runs, Lovitfitness, a Los Angeles-based training company.

In addition to training private clients, she teaches daily fitness classes at Brentwood's popular Burn 60. She has a loyal following and a reputation for getting her clients in remarkable shape.

Michelle is an avid runner and enjoys horseback riding and yoga.

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