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April 2, 2018

Elevator or stairs? Stairs, of course. In a split second, you decide you need to burn those calories that you consumed over lunch, but just two floors and you are already panting. Next time, you decide, you will take the elevator.

Walking long distances, and climbing stairs is something that we all resist most of the time; sometimes because we are in a hurry and sometimes because we are just lazy. After all, we have the escalat...

January 1, 2018

Now that the start of the New Year is here, many of us start it with a pledge to be more active and fit while eating better! If you have ever had a scheduling conundrum, you know that getting everything done in a week, a day, or even an hour can have you throwing your hands up in the air in exasperation. Rather than getting lost in the chaos, turn that feeling into motivation. Life can be a puzzle and you have to see where the...

December 26, 2017

We’ve all been there before – you pump yourself up pre-workout, saying that you’re going to give it 110% today. As you make your way across the gym floor, that confident feeling fades fast when you realize that the only open treadmill is wedged between two runners who are going freakishly fast – like cheetahs in a full sprint – and nearly every strength machine is taken by sweaty people you’d rather avoid. Feelings of insecuri...

October 24, 2017

A lot of my readers may not know this but for the last 5 months I’ve been training for my first full marathon. To say that my life for the last few months has revolved around this training, would be an understatement. Fartleks, tempo runs, interval training and long runs have taken up most of my time. Unfortunately, my actual time in the gym has been minimal. I’ve been maintaining by doing some strength training at home, but i...

September 5, 2017

There are various cardio exercises to choose from regardless of whether you want to burn calories, fat or want to change your fitness routine. Cardio exercises are also responsible for a good respiratory and heart system. They strengthen the heart and aid in lowering blood pressure. They also increase the red blood cell count to mobilize oxygen within the body.  While some people choose to use workout equipment such as ellipti...

June 7, 2017

Recently, my girlfriends and I have been having various different conversations on working out and eating healthy. This wonderful group of friends, vary in shapes and sizes and we all have different fitness goals. I chose to talk about working out in the blog, because let's face it...exercise is a very vital and important part of a healthy lifestyle.

Working out is not easy for many people. Keeping yourself motivated to st...

June 1, 2017

Exercises targeting the abdominal muscles (also known as Abs) are essential in building the muscles in your core and are important in easing back pain and enhancing your performance in various sports. Additionally, there are various types of exercises for the Abs and the effectiveness, can also vary with the exercise. Here are a few Ab exercises that you can perform anywhere with limited equipment. Give these exercises a try f...

January 18, 2017

Are you just starting out as a runner, or is it something you’d like to do? From experience, I know that a beginner runner has a million questions and never enough answers. I won’t be able to answer every question here, but this should be a good starting point for anyone who wants to hit the roads.

Disclaimer: I am not a certified trainer, coach (yet)or running expert. I consider myself an intermediate runner, (trainer in train...

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