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…

At Home Beginner Upper Body Routine

I wanted to share with you guys a video of my upper body workout. By performing this workout three times a week, you will be working your chest, triceps, back, abdominals and core/glutes. I broke down the exercises featured in this video into what body parts they work, for those who may be interested in…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…