10 tips for surviving the holiday events

The holidays present a time for letting loose…literally.  It's also the time of year when it's super easy to pack on extra weight in the name of making merry, thanks to those huge parties with endless supply of free food and drink. Here are 10 tips that will help you not overdo it... Get your workout out in earlier in the day to get your metabolism going Avoid “fasting” before [...]

BPA and why it’s bad for you health

  One factor that can have a very large influence on your health that you must know about is BPA. BPA stands for bisphenol A and is an industrial chemical that is used to create plastics for the last half a century. This chemical is typically found in any of the soft (and sometimes hard) plastic bottles that you drink out of and can also be found in some Tupperware [...]

To Supplement Or Not

A  supplement can be defined as any product that you use along with your existing nutrition and exercise program to improve your nutritional status, performance, fat loss results, or a combination of these things. Why should you supplement? Standard eating habits do not account for huge portions of healthy, vitamin and mineral filled foods such as green vegetables. Supplementing them becomes a great way to consume these micro nutrients and [...]

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 [...]

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