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 [Read more...]

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 [Read more...]

How Long Before You See Your Abs?

Everyone asks a why their tummy isn't reducing or why they aren't getting abs - Ladies we all have different body types and carry weight differently. If the tummy is where most of the fat is stored then that's that area takes the longest to get flat. Others might carry weight on their back, hips thighs etc but Isee most of you complaining about your tummy. What you eat responsible [Read more...]

May – Drop It Like A Squat Challenge

What's the craze about squats? The answer is pretty simple - They are the ultimate booty building exercise and them some! Other benefits of squats include: They are a functional exercise that helps in performing real life activities and promote balance, mobility, posture etc Their ability to burn the most number of calories considering the number of large muscle groups targeted such as hips, glutes/ass, quads/front of thigh above the [Read more...]

Working out – What’s the fuss!

  Working out is all about being physically active. I like to think of it as intentionally engaging in a physical activity with the aim of increasing calorie burn for health reasons…but that just my twisted definition :) The words physical activity and working are synonymous (to me) the only thing that might differ is intensity.   Here are top 10 reasons why you don’t workout: You don't have no [Read more...]

March 2015 – Get Moving Challenge

This challenge is all about physical activity! Although diet is 80% of the weight loss equation being physically active has impressive and inexhaustible benefits that are missed from eating clean only. These benefits include: Release of endorphins also known as ‘feel good’ hormones that make and keep you happy Reduces stress and lifts depression Improves self confidence and alleviates anxiety Sharpens memory, prevents cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease Taps into [Read more...]

My Before and After 2010 – 2011

May 31st 2010, Atlanta Georgia I walked out of Doctor Bodner’s office elated. We had finalized details pertaining to my liposuction procedure. I paid the deposit and was going to pick a date between June 12th – June 19th for the procedure. I was ready to ditch the extra fat that had been irritating and frustrating me for 2 years despite working out like a maniac. I was about to [Read more...]

Running Vs. Sprinting

  Who would you rather look like? I took up outdoor running in 2008 while searching for the perfect weight loss program. I went from running 3 miles a day 3-4 times a week to 6 miles 5 – 6 times a week. In a matter of months, I had signed up with running groups and got motivated to participate in 1/2 marathons. Running became my life and would rack [Read more...]

All or Nothing!!

I've been going to my neighborhood LA fitness since 2008 and as I was looking around last night, I counted a handful of people that I know or have seen working out over the years but albeit their consistency and effort their bodies don't show progress. I can only imagine their frustration because I was once them. I was the girl that worked out hard two or three times A [Read more...]

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