You Want It, Then Go For It

There will always be someone who puts you down, expects more of you or disapproves of how you live life. Sometimes it is even the people closest to you, that’s ok because it teaches a lesson that everyone deserves to learn. Not everyone will support you. Honestly, they do not need to because it only […]

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Fight or flight

Something that I don’t talk about on here a lot is the fight or flight response you get from anxiety, panic attacks, confrontation in addition to other stimuli. A notion that everyone is very familiar with, but think is straightforward you are a fight or flight person, rarely both. However, there is a little more […]

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Stop neglecting the Lower Body!

A trend that has been around for years and will most likely be around for many years to come is neglecting proper lower body training. Many fitness enthusiasts and beginners hit their lower body once a week or every other week because leg day sucks or the assumption that big arms, chest, back and washboard […]

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Change Points

Some say celebrations are only for the major milestones in life or public victories. In a sense that is true, birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, marriages, holidays and awards, to name a few are all moments in time that we celebrate. Yet, in my opinion, the little things and private victories deserve their moment. Not in the […]

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A step toward Inner PEace

Finding ones inner peace during turbulent times is said to be an easy task for people who are enlightened or living in the now. Easy because not only can they see the lesson underlying the turbulence in their life, but also know that it is apart of the positive and negative feedback loops we experience. […]

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CArdio…?

In my years of training and now coaching one thing hasn’t changed it’s peoples dislike of cardiovascular training because of the all the trivial information surrounding the subject. Some say it makes gaining muscle harder, while others swear by doing High-intensity interval training (HIIT) amongst other combinations. However, the truth is that cardio is essential […]

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To Track or Not to Track

Over the past few weeks, a lot of new research talks about calories and macronutrients tracking. A notion I have a love-hate relationship with even though it works wonders when done right. Yet it can be harmful when done wrong. Therefore, right off the bat as a nutritionist and trainer, I say tracking overall caloric […]

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Label Culture part 3: Fighting Biases

I know this post was supposed to come a few weeks ago, but the launch of the Fend For Your Health podcast took a lot more time. However, that’s no excuse, let’s get right into the final post of the series. Throughout the series, each post focused on defining label culture through in-group out-group bias. […]

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Creating Friction

It is sad to say that we live our daily lives on autopilot, but that’s the truth. We follow the same routine day after day entangled with our goals, dreams and complaints. Sometimes slight deviations occur and throw us off, yet the next morning comes bringing us back on schedule. So how do we move […]

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The Secret to a Better You

For years I’ve read self-help books, exercised heavily, meditated daily and even attended some weekend-long forums to learn how to be the best version of myself. It has been an enlightening journey, to say the least, but also riddled with a lot of experimentation. After going through all that here are some tips for you […]

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Productivity in Quarantine?

Right now with everything going on in the world most of us find it difficult, to be productive, especially since it is much easier to give in to distractions such as Netflix, video games and whatever else aids in escaping reality. Distractions keep all the emotions from flooding in as well as keeping us from […]

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Reset

The world is at a reset, and this is a good time for us to join in on this shift. As the greener flourishes, air purifies, and animals start coming back we are being shown that the old path is over. Many of you may see this as a terrible time, no partying, social interaction, […]

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Take a Chance on Change

Working out can change our lives in many ways, I can tell you this from first-hand experience, but there is a lot to be done during the process. Many of you might be wondering what I mean because it seems so straight forward, results come from healthy eating and exercising a few times a week. […]

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It’s a Lifestyle

There are so many workout and diet plans out there with more coming out every day, especially now since everyone is still in the “NEW YEAR NEW ME” phase. Yet, I’d like to go against the mould and create a lifestyle, not a plan. That’s what we do each week, add new skills to our […]

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Three Things to Achieve Growth

The twenty’s marks the start of a new decade, and everyone is raving about it. Similar to how they rave about every new year with the age-old saying “New Year New Me.” Furthermore, setting out with goals of being healthier, spreading positive vibes, changing jobs the whole nine yards. I stray away from those cliches […]

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Move, Eat and Enjoy The Holidays!

Christmas season is an amazing time of the year family comes to visit, good food, time off work, presents and other festive things. During this time, it is hard to stick to workout schedules and healthy eating plans, because of all the other obligations, that arise. Not to mention the gym is closed so the […]

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Positivity + Proactivity Ingredients for a Better Life

Last week we spoke about the ability to stay positive and steer clear of social competition. This post will expand on these notions further because they are crucial to turning our lives around for the better.  Business In our business life, there are always new goals and challenges that arise every day. With each new […]

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Pain…

Throughout my fitness journey, I have had various injuries and aches. Shoulder, knee, lower back, ankles and even chest, because of poor form or pushing myself too hard. A lot of people recommend resistance bands for rehab, while others have said rest and ice down after every session. All good advice, but for me, the […]

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Say NO to Settling

We make daily, weekly, and monthly goals to help us move forward, toward something grander. Most of the time this is something we could not complete in a short period, or at all, without proper planning. Other times it is something simple, but motivation is very low. The simple ones are broken down into smaller […]

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Highs & Lows

I have heard a lot of people talking about their highs and lows lately. They mention that when their work-life is going well other parts of their life is not. A notion I struggled with a lot a few years back and even presently sometimes. Why This high and low occurs when we invest too […]

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Omega 3?

Important to reduce inflammation, boost the immune system and keep the heart-healthy, omega 3 is a daily essential.  One of the top ten recommended supplements, for fitness enthusiasts and couch potatoes alike. Have you seen scientific research behind this recommendation? Maybe, you have decided to be trusting and follow the trend. That’s right, a business […]

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See The Good

There is good in everything we do, even when we do not think so. Story The other day I made a transaction mistake and needed to receive a refund. A small error, easily fixed by a few clicks on a trackpad. However, it is not that simple in The Bahamas. The banking system here runs […]

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Negativity, Positivity and Progression

There are days when nothing goes our way, no more coffee in the house, phone screen cracks, and the world seems to be out to get us. Instead of taking a moment to sit with this, we decide to carry on with the day and point this energy at everyone like a gun. Perhaps this […]

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Passion, Lifestyle and Entrepreneurship

Out of the normal, but words can not do this lifestyle justice sometimes. Therefore, I have chosen to post a video to show you how it is. Enjoy and do not forget to like, subscribe and follow the blog! E

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