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…

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…

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…

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…

Three Lower Body Exercise Variations (Video)

In today’s demonstration video, I demonstrate proper form of three lower body exercises and show different ways of performing them. Among these exercises are the squat, bridge and adductor. These exercises mainly target the gluteus muscle, the adductor and the hamstrings. The video is posted below: The variations in the demonstration are not technically difficult,…

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…

How to Set and Achieve your Fitness Goals (Video)

I thought that I would address concerns about setting goals and objectives within the fitness domain.  While exercise in Lebanon tends to have a rep as being purely a vanity thing, I thought that addressing the goal-setting part of fitness, you can start to see it as more nuanced and varied.   My belief is that…