How Fitness has helped me cope with my anxiety

My anxiety started somewhere in middle school. After my family and I moved, I started school in a new country with a language that I didn’t really speak. While middle school is probably torturous enough on its own, imagine entering it at a point where everybody knew each other since kindergarten and you are the… Continue reading How Fitness has helped me cope with my anxiety

I injured myself; how do I maintain strength?

Injuries can oftentimes be the cause for an unused gym membership and regular dates with a heating pad. Thankfully, most injuries are usually able to be worked around if you know what you’re doing. It can be scary not knowing what’s going on and how to continue to make progress without re-aggravating things. So let’s… Continue reading I injured myself; how do I maintain strength?

What is the difference between Mobility & Stretching?

Mobility and stretching are key to longevity in any realm of fitness. They both compliment each other and promote a healthier relationship between our joints and muscles. But they often get confused with one another.  Stretching Stretching seeks to elongate a muscle. Regardless of activity levels, stretching your muscles regularly should be a priority because… Continue reading What is the difference between Mobility & Stretching?

How to Meal Plan & Hit your Fitness Goals

Meal planning sounds like it is an overwhelming concept. However, with some trial and error, it can actually make your life much easier and help you hit your goals faster. With your meals planned out and available ahead of time, you take all the guesswork out of what you are going to eat. You will… Continue reading How to Meal Plan & Hit your Fitness Goals

Exercise and Diet; which one is more important?

As humans, we have a tendency to want to seek out the most direct route to our goals. And why not? Isn’t the most direct way the most efficient in the end? Sure it is. But as we all know, the waters we swim in are not always crystal clear. This goes especially for the… Continue reading Exercise and Diet; which one is more important?

Is your trainer hindering your fitness progress?

Not feeling challenged? When you work together with a personal trainer, chances are you are doing so to have them keep you motivated throughout your workouts and help you achieve your goals. Now, you’ve been spending a lot of time at the gym doing your workouts, but you walk out of every session feeling less… Continue reading Is your trainer hindering your fitness progress?

4 Tips to turn your thought into action and achieve your goals!

How are those New Year goals looking? Do you need tips to achieve your goals? Are you making strides towards your goals? Or have things fallen off and you haven’t quite gotten to where you need to be? If so, no worries. Here are 4 tips in helping you get back on track: 1. Review Many… Continue reading 4 Tips to turn your thought into action and achieve your goals!

The sweatier the t-shirt the better the workout?

There is a lingering misconception of a good vs a bad workout and which side sweating during exercise falls on. It’s often believed that a workout is only good if you come out of it looking like you entered a wet T-shirt contest. But in reality, your fitness goals are the ones that will determine… Continue reading The sweatier the t-shirt the better the workout?

What is the difference: Virtual Training vs Programming?

With the limitations that COVID has brought us, you may be looking for different avenues of fitness versus going to a gym or studio or exercising outdoors. If this is the case, you may want to consider virtual training or programming. Both consist of exercising from the comfort of your home (or at a gym or… Continue reading What is the difference: Virtual Training vs Programming?

How to maximize your fitness results during a lockdown

The Pandemic has drastically affected the way we live our lives and as a result, is causing most of us to adjust to new norms. Unfortunately, for Gym-Goers like you and me, developing a new strategy for gym shutdowns isn’t always easy. Losing access to free weights, mirrors with good lighting, and a plethora of… Continue reading How to maximize your fitness results during a lockdown