Women’s lifting Q&A

Hey guys, For today’s post, I thought I’d answer some of my readers’ questions about weight training. I cover topics from how to build muscle, heavy weights vs. fitness classes, bulking vs. toning, how not to be intimidated at the gym and how long it takes to get results. What do the terms volume, load…

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…

4 Skincare Benefits From Exercise

I decided to dedicate today’s post to sharing a few benefits of exercise on developing clear skin. The reason why I decided to write about skincare is firstly, to minimise misconceptions about the relationship between exercise and skin, in case there are any, and secondly, to bring to light its benefits because there are a…

Seven Tips For Glowing and Radiant Skin

These are a few tips that I have compiled based off of my journey to get clear and glowing skin. I have struggled with acne-prone skin most of my adult life, it was not until a few weeks ago that my skin has transformed and it was these steps that helped the most. Exfoliate your…

An Honest Look at Fitness Supplements: How to make them work for you

I have chosen to write about fitness supplements because I think that the subject of supplements often invokes a certain level of confusion and I would like to minimise some of that stress for you, my readers. I hope that this honest guide to fitness supplements can help you make more informed decisions regarding both…

5 Empowering Fitness Lessons (Vegan Bodybuilding)

In order to provide you, my readers, with clarity on a subject that I find that I can talk about for hours, I would first like to identify a problem I see a lot and that is overthinking your lifestyle, whether you are a Vegan or a well-seasoned gym-goer, beginner and even runner. For some…

Two tips for a stronger mind/muscle connection

Relying solely on a basic anatomy book cannot teach you how to strengthen the mind/muscle connection which is important for making good progress at the gym. With my experience at the gym, I have learnt that while form is absolutely necessary for success, the mental aspect is as important. Here are two ways to combat…

How I trained for my first 10k in 3 weeks as a Vegan

As a self-professed gym junkie, I struggle between trying out new things and being repetitive with my routines. I thus took the chance in training for a 10 k with only three weeks of training. My levels of fitness are pretty much fit as I lift weights around 5-6 times a week and have for…