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…

At Home Workout Video for Sculpted Arms

I was asked by a dear reader of mine to film an arms workout so I decided that today’s workout video would be a full arms workout that targets four parts of the arms. The four muscle parts that I chose to include are the biceps, shoulders, lats and triceps as they each contribute to…

Full-Body Foam-Rolling Routine (Video)

Foam rolling is a great way to release the muscle tension accumulated from intense weight lifting and running sessions. I recommend trying this routine at least once a week, give it a go and if you enjoy it, I hope that you can include it to part of your recovery. I demonstrate how to foam…

3 Common Lower Body Training Mistakes (And How Fix Them)

Mistake Number 1: Rounding your back during the deadlift. Unless you are training as a powerlifter, you can risk injury utilising a rounded back as opposed to a neutral spine. How to Fix It: Practice good form by maintain a neutral spine with a forward gaze. Another way to fix is it by focussing on…

Follow-Along Lower Body Circuit (Muscle Endurance)

I have created an at home video workout designed to be done by all levels. The circuit is displayed in a video below. Displayed is a lower-body workout that targets the entire legs: the hamstrings, the quadriceps, calves and the gluteal muscles. The following exercises are suitable for beginners and can be done without any…

Quick At Home Workout for Toned Arms

Training your arms is beneficial for achieving symmetry and having an aesthetically pleasing looking body that is also strong and able to lift heavy things in your daily life. The video below is a quick at home workout designed to target your biceps, triceps and shoulders. It consists of four exercises that you can perform…

Debunking Four Fitness Myths

Myth 1: Fitness models are immune from eating disorders such as bulimia, anorexia and binge-eating. Reality: Many in fact do suffer and some have been open about the pressures of maintaining a certain level of leanness required from the profession. Check out American Fitness Influencer Stephanie Buttermore’s video on going “all in” after struggling with…

At Home High Intensity Workout (Video) for All Levels

This is a workout that I designed for anybody looking to lose fat. It utilizes the intervals necessary to lose fat, these include one burst of high exertion followed by a short burst of complete rest. This method is known as High Intensity Interval Training, a popular way of losing fat even once the workout…

Super Easy Abs Workout for Beginners (Video)

Today I thought I would film a quick video on good exercises for strengthening the core. I picked my top three super-easy ab exercises to create a quick video for beginners. In the video, I have demonstrated an easy workout that can be done anywhere as it does not require any equipment. This workout is…