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…

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…

Advocating Strength training to Fight Disease

It is a commonly accepted expression in Arab culture that a woman is fragile.  Taken further, if she is to lift a weight, she may “break herself”. It is however, such an outdated belief that holds no truth, in fact, both  women and men should aim to lift weights so that they can prevent disease….

5 Rules for Long-Term Fitness Success

Here are my favourite rules for fitness success, they may seem overly simplistic but they are sound and true. If you watch any famous athletes in an interview, they always attribute their success to consistency. So remember to stay true to your vision, to educate yourself on fitness and to follow the other tips on…

2019 IFBB Lebanon Results Are Out

The IFBB Lebanon Cup took place just a few weeks ago and proved to be quite a successful event. For any of you who are not familiar with bodybuilding, this is quite monumental as it was the first IFBB event in the country. Hopefully there will be more to come as the winning athletes have…

3 Best Forms of Cardio for Fat Loss +Workouts!

Number 1: The Treadmill The treadmill will always be one of my favourite pieces of equipment only because it is fun to switch workouts up with it’s various functions. Among my favourite functions of the treadmill, especially in newer models is the interval speed adjustment function, if you have this option, I would recommend using…

Five Useful Strength Training Definitions

Here is a fact-sheet that defines some of the bodybuilding principles that you may come across when reading some fitness-related content. You can save or print this image in order to have the definitions nearby. The principles that I have defined are important for understanding some of the instructions and concepts mentioned in strength training…

A Beginner’s Guide to Fat Loss

In order to understand how to lose weight and keep it off, you need to understand how calories work and how to manipulate them in your diet in order to achieve your fat loss goal. What Are Calories? Calories are units of energy. Think of energy as something that cannot be destroyed nor  created, so…

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…