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…

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…

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…

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…