Salt seems to be the talk of the town in almost every industry and especially in the bodybuilding world. Do you keep salt in your diet throughout prep or do you remove salt out of diet throughout prep? Let me know! Continue reading How much salt is too much salt?
There is an internal desire to maintain loads and keep lifting as heavy as before through pregnancy.
But how much is too much?
When you are pregnant, form, structure, pressure, tension naturally changes. Therefore, we must adapt to the ever-changing body for support.
So… the real question is how the load is impacting the pressure on the midline and pelvic floor as the body continue to change.
Continue reading How heavy is your load?
There is a lot of emphasis placed on the women’s body when discussing pregnancy fitness/nutrition. I wanted to share what I have learnt since being pregnant which I’ll carry with me forever. Pictures/Videos tell a partial story. I post my … Continue reading Your BEST is good enough.
Fall down once, get up 8 more times. 💪🏾 Continue reading When you focus on the good, the good gets better
I love chickpeas! I used to order falafel every time I go to a Mediterranean restaurant until I realise that there were deep fried. ☹ But very high in iron and protein because it’s base ingredients are Chickpeas! I even … Continue reading EASY AIR FRYER FALAFEL
This shift was absolutely huge for me: life is incredibly short, and it was time to stop constantly engaging in negative self-talk when all I did was being human, so what? I went out and I ate a little more food than usual. I am only human, and I very well enjoyed my time with my friends and all the yummy food I ate.
Life is unpredictable. And we deserve to live and thrive and feel worthy in the body we are given. Our bodies are more than just the way it looks. What about the value that gives us to life to move and to breathe.
If you have met me and asked me about my bodybuilding journey or anything related to diet in general, I am pretty sure the first thing that comes out from my mouth is the word, ‘Protein’. And I would not … Continue reading Proteins
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
There were times I wanted to give up, It was a very different kind of training that I was used to. But damn was it worth it when I saw the physical differences. People can call this a superficial sport but no one can take away your dedication, your hard work, your sweat, your tears away from YOU! Continue reading Prepping for a Bikini Competition