Benefits of Pull-Ups

One of my goals this year is to get progressively stronger at pull-ups and be able to do more than I was able to last year. I have thus committed myself to doing 3 sets of 5 pull-ups a day and work my way up daily. I am now able to do 17-20 pull-ups and…

Vegan Fit Meals: pictures!

Over the last couple of months, I have been able to make more bodybuilding gains at the gym while not consuming any animals/animal-related product. Transitioning from my previous diet to a vegan diet has allowed me to feel better in my skin, and has given me a newfound sense of joy. Fitness-wise, I have put…

Part 2: New Upper/Lower Body Split Program (Video Tutorials)

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I am now following a lower/upper body split. Here is part 2 of this at-home program which includes the upper-body program. I posted a demonstration of each exercise. For anybody who wants to try these out but do not have any equipment, you can perform every one of these…

Part 1: New Upper/Lower Body Split Program (Video Tutorials)

I am now following a lower/upper body split. I wanted to share the lower body program with a short tutorial video for each exercise. I am going to post the upper body program tomorrow. For anybody who wants to try these out but do not have any equipment, you can perform every one of these…

How to strengthen your immunity (Infographic)

Amidst the uncertainty that we are collectively facing as a result of the Corona virus, the best steps that we can take are those that strengthen our immunity systems. In the infographic I have created above, I simplify steps that undoubtedly eradicate inflammation that is harmful to the body. While this is a fitness blog…

At Home Stretching Tutorial (Pictures and Video)

Stretching is important towards recovery, it complements a training program by allowing your body to rebuild itself and become strong over time. That is why I recommend stretching before and after every workout. Knowing that this is a time-consuming process, I have chosen easy poses that you can perform before every strength training session. Use…

My top lower body exercises to perform at home (Video)

As upsetting as the Corona virus has been to us all lately, I thought that I would post a workout for those of us who have decided to stay at home as part of social-distancing. Fitness to me has always been about self-improvement, I find that the fitness community is a positive community that emphasises…

Healthy Eating Tips: Lebanese Restaurant/Outings

This guide can be found in my nutrition ebook, I delve into the Lebanese eating social scene. While other cultures may differ in their attitudes towards food, Lebanese and Arabic culture, as a whole, views food as an integral part of our social experience. Social scenes can be difficult to navigate due to this, I…

Female Fat Loss Simplified (with sample eating plan)

What is this the ideal ratio for fat loss? In my experience with losing weight, the fat loss ratio that worked best for me was the following: A whole-food diet composed of high protein, low carbohydrates and moderate fat for a few months. Fat loss can work with an overall reduction in calories consumed by…

A woman’s guide to creatine supplementation (Infographic)

As somebody who takes creatine a few times a year, I decided to look into it’s benefits and ways that other women can benefit from taking it. Creatine Side effects: Truth Vs Myth First, I have to admit that there is so much misinformation out there even in regards to female supplementation. With some sources…

Glutes and Core Workout (Gym Video)

I thought I would film today’s workout while I was at the gym. I posted the video right below. I did the following strength training exercises and targeted my core and glute muscles. Perform each exercise at home or while at the gym for a total of 3 sets each. Make sure to take a…

What to eat in a day for muscle gain (Lebanon)

In order to put on muscle, you have to be eating whole-foods in a calorie excess. The ideal rule of thumb to follow for muscle gain is to have a balanced high-protein diet. As a woman, in order to accelerate muscle building, you can also consume a high-fat diet as it enhances your oestrogen. Contrary…