What I Eat Before a Workout

What I Eat Before a Workout

When it comes to eating before a workout we need to think of our bodies as a car. Without gas in the tank the engine won’t start, and we won’t get to our destination. Food is the fuel that our bodies need in order to get the most out of a workout. Before training, you want to focus on foods that are high in carbs, moderate in protein, and low in fat and fiber. Carbs are your main fuel for activity.

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How to Stay Committed to Your Fitness Routine

How to Stay Committed to Your Fitness Routine

We’ve all had the motivation to workout at some point in our life. The difference between those who do the work, and those who find excuses to get work done, lies in finding the right kind of motivation. If you are serious about getting into shape you first need to ask yourself, “how can I stay disciplined and committed even when I lack the motivation?” Over the years, I have learnt a few ways at staying committed to my workout and diet routine. Here are a few tips I’ve learnt.

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Top 5 Rules for Cheat Day

Top 5 Rules for Cheat Day

Cheat meals are a must in order to keep a long-term healthy weight. It allows me to  keep a healthy diet without feeling deprived of indulging every now and then. But the worst feeling is having all your hard work go to down the drain after  a weekend of binge eating so I’ve put together my top five rules for staying on track on cheat day.

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From Darkness to Light: My Fitness Journey

From Darkness to Light: My Fitness Journey

When people look at me, they automatically categorize me under slim framed. You know those “girl, you can eat anything and still look great,” comments.  But there’s always a story behind a portrait.  Growing up I was a husky child. Many might call it baby fat, but if I didn’t change my lifestyle, that baby fat would have turned into adult fat.

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3 Reasons to Eat a Balanced Breakfast

3 Reasons to Eat a Balanced Breakfast

Everyone’s heard of the well known phrase, “breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dine like a pauper,” but do we really follow it? With all of our morning responsibilities it can be tricky fitting breakfast into our schedule. Well, this popular phrase isn’t any mumbo jumbo. The word “breakfast” literally means to break the fast between dinner and the meal eaten after a person wakes up the next morning.  If you think about the amount of time from dinner to breakfast that’s a lot of hours.  For most people, it can be up to 12 hours since their last meal, and yet they are quick to skip it as they rush out the door.

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