ROM – Range of motion

As a newbie lifter or gym enthusiast, the term range of motion is either a little confusing or your bread and butter. I say this because, in the beginning, some people follow a pre-made plan or read/ watch a lot of content that focus on form, tempo, even primary and secondary muscles engagement per exercise. […]

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To Indulge or Not to Indulge..

I have gone back and forth with creating an inspiring holiday post to encourage each of you to embrace all the festivities. Particularly in terms of nutrition, as I know many people struggle with moderation or indulging at all. All of which comes from fear of regressing or not being in control. The worst one […]

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Superfoods…?

Depending on your dietary choices or lifestyle, you will hear that certain foods are superfoods and others aren’t. They have mysterious powers that allow them to cure diseases and ailments much more effectively than any other food. Yet, after a few months sometimes weeks, these foods are not super anymore another one is that you […]

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Sleep…. too much, too little or just enough

One subject that is particularly interesting to me as of late is sleep, not just how many hours but also what counts as quality sleep. I know many people claim to have a bedtime but end up tossing and turning for half of that. Furthermore, exploring the truth behind a few myths like adapting to […]

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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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FODMAPS!

In the ever-growing field that is nutritional science and my hunt to stay in the know, I have come across a few studies mentioning a form of carbohydrates called FODMAPS which stands for fermentable oligo-, di-, mono-saccharides and polyols. These short-chain carbs are said to cause bloating, gas, and even anxiety in some individuals. As […]

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