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…

3 Exercises for Round Glutes (video)

In this short video, I am demonstrating three of my favorite glute-strengthening exercises. This short workout can be performed at home on a mat with a band or ankle weights. The butt-firming workout: 1. Squat with isohold- hold the bottom position of the squat for 1 second. Perform 3 sets x 12 repetitions 2. Donkey…

3 Healthy Fitness Snack Recipes

For today’s blog post, I chose to share three snack recipes from my Fearless Fitness ebook. One of these recipes is of Lebanon’s famous Hummus, the other two recipes are super healthy and include a Fruity Greek Yoghurt recipe and teach you how to make a creamy protein shake. All of these recipes can be…

How to be efficient in a crowded gym (Q&A)

When are gyms in Beirut the most crowded? In Beirut, peak times for training are weekdays from 8-11AM and from 5-8 PM. This is the universal rush hour period for gyms and Beirut is no exception. Equipment tends to be hard to access at this time (yes, cardio equipment and mats also included). When is…

Beginner Fat Loss Cardio Ideas (Video)

Here is a short video of me explaining some of my favorite workouts for fat loss. As a rule of thumb, try to limit the total amount of cardio that you perform to 3-4 times a week so that you can progress with your strength training routine. I recommend trying any of these cardio routines…