How to design your own HIIT program

Want to know how to design a killer cardio workout? Here are my favourite ways of designing a program that will guarantee fat loss. First, what are the basics of fat loss? Read this HIIT workout post, beginner’s guide to cardio and more fat loss workouts if you want to learn about High Intensity Interval…

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…

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…

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…

Female Hypertrophy: Beginner FAQ

What is Hypertrophy?  Hypertrophy describes the process of fat loss and muscle gain. Specifically, it describes the physical process of lifting weights that results in an improved appearance.  What is the difference between hypertrophy and training for strength? Ideally, the two processes should complement each other rather than be seen as polar opposites.  Hypertrophy consists…

Fearless Fitness Nutrition Ebook (Free)

The Fearless Fitness Nutrition Ebook is the second part of my Fearless Fitness series designed for Middle Eastern women. The first one was an exercise guide, this one is a healthy nutrition guide. While I did create this guide with women as my target audience, men can also try out the recipes and benefit from…