One of the most common beliefs a lot of us have is that eating clean is for the elite. In fact, fitness as a lifestyle is perceived as an elite lifestyle. The image most of us have of eating clean is the trendy woman shopping in organic foodstores. She goes out for brunch with her… Continue reading Eating Clean On A Budget
If you are even just a little bit interested in the fitness lifestyle, then most likely you acknowledge the role protein plays. It’s the gym bunny staple food. For instance, it is becoming common knowledge that for every kilogram of your body weight, if you’re strength training, you need 1.6-2.0 grams of protein. I weigh 66… Continue reading Do You Need Supplements?
When one gets into fitness, it’s easy to forget to take care of one’s self beyond fitness/body goals. I have realized that there are certain aspects of one’s health we tend to overlook. Some of these can affect our fitness and physical appearance now, but some are more long-term and effects will manifest in our… Continue reading Your Health Matters
This one is a personal favorite of mine. Eating clean is probably the biggest hurdle in fitness because eating habits are the downfall of many a fitness journey. The rule of thumb for fitness is: 30% gym, 70% what you eat. You really can’t out-train a bad diet. However, for most of us, eating… Continue reading Eating Clean Isn’t A Punishment
I have been struggling with back fat. I was trying to spot train, isolating back muscles only. It was ineffective, so I found compound exercises that target larger muscle groups, essentially training the whole body but with the most impact on the back. Before I go on, this is a 30 day challenge, but to… Continue reading 30 Day Back Fat Challenge
Motivation might be the most used term in fitness culture. The way it’s thrown around so much, you’d think it’s easy. To be honest, it isn’t to a lot of us. If you struggle with it, don’t feel bad cause, you aren’t alone. This blog is meant to share my own experiences, and when… Continue reading The “M” Word
This is my fitness journey. I don’t claim to know everything about fitness, my journey is nowhere near perfect. But I believe in “each one, teach one”, so I created this blog to share my journey, and hopefully, help others. I’ve always been small, but my fitness journey started circa 2014. Then for a year… Continue reading Gym Bunny Wannabe