12 High-Protein Meal Ideas

For today’s blog post, I wanted to share with you some of my favourite high-protein food ideas. Protein is such an important part of gaining muscle so I definitely want to help whoever I can get some tasty high-protein meal ideas. I broke down the visual post into breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner ideas. For…

Summer guide to working out in humid/warm weather

What are some problems caused by training in a humid environment? Humidity can pose as a huge problem for those of us who love to exercise, especially when it comes to training comfortably and having clear skin. What humidity does is create a harder atmosphere to maintain your body temperature during intense weight-lifting or cardio…

Strength training terms and techniques explained (video)

Hey guys, Today I wanted to share with you an educational video that I filmed outlining the terms and techniques commonly found in fitness literature and programs. In this video, I go over techniques such as time under tension, forced negatives and the rest/pause technique. My hope is that these explanations can help improve your…

Guide to progressive overload (including expert muscle-building tips)

What is progessive overload?  Progressive overload means being able to handle more weights over time. For today’s post, I gathered expert tips from two of my favourite articles that I have found on progressive overload. Expert guides on hypetrophy  The first article in this review is called “The ten rules of progressive overload” and is…

8 General Health Questions Answered

Question #1: What are the benefits of weightlifting on the body? The benefits of weight-training are numerous. First, weight-lifting produces an increase in lean body mass, this indirectly improves the management of weight. This is in large part due to the fact that higher energy levels are required to maintain muscle than to maintain fat,…

My 5 year Fitness Transformation Story

Today’s blog post is about my fitness transformation. I wanted to go into details and give you guys a glimpse into what it took to get me from my 2015 shape to my 2020 shape.  No shortcuts For starters, my goal was to get strong. I therefore prioritised heavy lifting and eating in order to…

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…

Pre/Post-Workout Protein Pancake Recipe

Today, I decided to try making this wonderful recipe that I found on pinch of salt’s blog (pinchofsalt.com,2016). The recipe was quick and easy, I added whey protein powder, peanut butter and fruit. As I think this recipe is both healthy and nutritious, I decided to share with you the video I made on how…