What is Cancer?

One of the most life threatening conditions out there today and one that everyone without a doubt wants to avoid is cancer. While most people realize the severity of suffering from cancer, not everyone really understands why cancer occurs. What causes it? And more importantly, what can you do to prevent and/or overcome it? Let’s go over some facts that you need to know. What Is Cancer? To answer the [...]

Fruit – Friend or Foe?

If you’re just starting your weight loss journey, one question you may be asking yourself is whether you should be indulging in fruit, fruit salads, fruit smoothies or not. On one hand, you know that avoiding sugar while dieting is a must for success. So it would seem, since fruit is almost all sugar, this means it should be avoided. But on the other hand, fruit should be part of [...]

Diabetes – The Silent Killer

Did you know that more than 50% of all adult hospital beds in Kenya are occupied by people with diabetes or diabetes related conditions? Did you know that 1.8 million++ Kenyans are living with diabetes and only half of them know?? Diabetes is a condition that more and more people are being impacted with on an everyday basis. We are seeing people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes all the time [...]

1 Move for Sexy Toned Arms!

  There is nothing sexy about doing pushups but they are KING when it comes to shaping up those arms!! You also don't require any equipment other than finding a space to do them. Do NOT let this compound move fool or intimidate you! You don't have to start by doing a full pushup, instead start off on your knees with correct form and do 8 slow pushups then repeat 2 [...]

Why you need to weight train!

As you move through your fitness program, one type of exercise you’ll want to ensure is in place is weight training.  Weight training offers a mountain of benefits, is always changing so helps keep you interested in exercise, and can even slow the process of aging.  Curious to know more? Let’s look at the real reasons why weight training, also known as strength training or resistance training, should be at the [...]

A Guide To Body Types

As you go about your get healthy regimen, whether it’s to burn fat, build muscle, or simply improve your health, it pays to know your body type. What does body type mean?  Body type refers to the natural tendency of your body to manage its body weight and composition.  Ever notice how some people tend to be naturally thin no matter what they eat while others will pack on body fat merely [...]

How To Stay Healthy During Pregnancy

Just found out you’re pregnant? Thoughts of how you can maintain your health and fitness level during pregnancy could be beginning to surface. While you can’t – and shouldn’t ever try – to prevent the changes that are taking place in your body right now, you can work with those changes, taking steps to maintain your health and fitness level. General Tips  For staying Healthy: Despite cravings, avoid processed or [...]

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Four Moves For Firmer Arms

Want to increase the shape and definition of your arms? If so, it’s vital that you are strength training correctly. Too many women rely strictly on cardio training to try and change their body and unfortunately this is a futile effort because cardio training will never give you the results that you are looking for no matter how much you try. Thankfully, with the right know-how, you can certainly get [...]

Losing Weight During Ramadhan

Being back in Kenya and having friends fasting for Ramadhan motivated me to write about how to keep the scale from tipping during the holy month. Ramadhan would actually be the perfect time to shed some weight and keep it off if managed correctly given that there is a fasting window and feasting period similar to Intermittent fasting programs. The fasting periods during Ramadhan are from sunrise 5am to sunset [...]

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