Master of the Month: Amira Lamb

amira-f18Amira Lamb is the CEO and Founder of Holistic Hottie Inc.  With over 16 years experience as a certified group exercise instructor, personal trainer, and Nutrition and Holistic Lifestyle Coach, Amira has worked for Town Sports International, The Sports Club LA/Reebok, and Crunch Gym. She is also a Functional Diagnostic  Nutritionist, candidate and has held certifications from National Academy of Sports Medicine, American Fitness Association of America, and the C.H.E.K. Institute.

Amira definitely practices what she preaches and is a professional level bikini competitor with the International Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (IFBB) and Regional Coach for Bombshell Fitness, coaching other Bikini Competitors with the National Physique Committee. Read on for an exclusive interview with the Hottie herself.

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Daily Dose of Vitamin D: Sunlight or Supplementation?

Vitamin D is a fat soluble nutrient that is essential for our body to function optimally.  This vitamin is also critical in preventing infections combatted by the immune system. It helps the body absorb calcium, which is important for building strong bones.

There are two types of vitamin D: vitamin D3 and vitamin D2 with the main difference being that vitamin D3 is more potent in supplementation form. Vitamin D3 is also the type produced by your body when exposed to sunlight.

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