Embarking on a fat-loss journey can feel daunting and overwhelming with all the information that is given to you but think of it as a lifestyle change and you are just trying to modify what you have been eating, work out a little more, get a certified trainer to coach you in your weight lifting journey, make sure you are getting enough sleep and try to minimize daily stresses with meditation or crystals or whatever tools you resonate with.
And while there are many ways to lose weight – (fill in the blanks of all the fad diets you have tried or have yet to try) come to mind. There is no one diet in the world that will give you any guarantee in weight loss or fat loss. But there is no harm in trying. If you are in a caloric deficit, all diets will work.
Fat-loss is science: burning more calories than you take in. This calories-in, calories-out calculation may seem simplistic, but it does get a little more complicated when you realize that not everyone’s bodies burn calories the same. Continue reading Calories
Almost on the daily, I get questions about carbs. Do I eat carbs? Should I eat carbs? Can I eat carbs? When is the best time to eat carbs? I get A TONNN of questions about carbs. Things like: “Why … Continue reading Carbs are Not the Enemy
Dear Bee, I am just too tired to work out.
I’ve been pretty active my whole life, and during normal times I workout 6 days a week. However, the pandemic situation has really taken a toll on me, I can’t see my friends or family because of travel restrictions, and it feels like my life have been put on hold right in the middle of it. I try working out on my own like I do in the past, but my body is just so unmotivated and tired. Every time I try looking for tips for how to deal with emotional exhaustion so I can feel more alive, one of the top things is to exercise. As you can see, this is really circular! Do you have any other ideas? Continue reading Dear Bee, I am just too tired to work out.
Oh my. Where do I begin? Bodybuilding did not happen by chance. However, my journey to bodybuilding is probably more intentional than I thought. I tried a million and one type of trainings regime such as CrossFit, yoga, sprints, long distance running, powerlifting, HIIT the list goes on and they were all great fun and during that period of my life it was the best type of training for me. However, I did not see real changes until I found bodybuilding, meal prepping and understanding macros and micros and the biggest taboo, counting calories. Continue reading My Fitness Journey (15 years and counting)
With the lockdown around the world, we saw a stream of online training, online classes, LIVE workouts, online everything! From yoga to barre and especially HIIT! Now that we are slowly easing back to our new society and you’ve been … Continue reading Why and When You Should Get a PT
I cherish friendships so much it took everything out of me.. And there’s nothing wrong with that. But in any kind of friendship or relationship, you have the right to put your emotion first before others. You’re allowed to feel and express your emotions or pain. You have the right to your experience – even if it’s different from that of other people. You have the right to say no; saying no doesn’t make you selfish. Continue reading I didn’t lose a friend, I just realized I never had one.
Before You Begin.. Or if I’m even considering doing anything at all in the kitchen, I would like to make sure my counter-top is clean, food is put away, dishes are washed and the bin is ready for trash. It … Continue reading GLUTEN-FREE VEGAN BANANA BREAD
Yes, what we know as ‘normal’ is no longer going to be the same again but same never meant better. Same just meant comfortable and easy. I know we all can come out of this feeling more grateful and more appreciative of what we have if we just do our part in staying positive, staying in and staying healthy during these crazy times. Continue reading 21 days later
Growing up in Singapore and surrounded by oestrogen from the age of 7-17 years old (yes, I came from an all-girls school and I didn’t blend in). I’m petite size and have long skanky legs which looked like chopsticks and … Continue reading I Got Strong Instead of Skinny, and I’ve Never Been Happier
CNY can really be the hardest time to eat right and stay on track with your diet because of all the food that is on the table when we visit our friends and relatives’ houses. Avoiding all the candy, snacks, … Continue reading Tips for staying healthy this Chinese New Year (CNY)!