A Small Piece of Advice for Weight Loss

October 3, 2017 I’ll get straight to the point, no preamble. If you want to lose weight, make sure your dessert/later night snack is lower on carbohydrates, and higher in protein/healthy lipids. When you sleep, your body releases HGH, human growth hormone. When HGH is released, your body produces less insulin, making it less able…

Exercises for When You Can’t Exercise

August 27, 2017 Injuries happen. I had a pretty bad infection two weeks ago that is almost done healing. During that time, I was unable to do the vast majority of my exercises. No cardio, HIIT, strength training, or yoga. Through eating healthy, I managed to nor gain or lose any weight. I felt bummed…

Upper Body Weight Routine

July 27, 2017 Here is an upper body (arms, shoulders, and back) routine that can be done at home with a set of dumbbells. I did this myself a few days ago and enjoyed it immensely! The routine is also beneficial for your abdominal region due to the need the need to retain proper form….

Workouts to Consider when on Your Period

July 13, 2017 For the first few years of my fitness journey, I didn’t work out at all during the week of my period. With uncomfortable pains, the bloated feeling, and general irritation, I didn’t see the point in getting any exercise in. Additionally, it’s not like I gained any weight by not exercising for…

Not gaining Muscle? More Protein!

June 17, 2017 If you’re not achieving your desired muscular definition, take a good look at your diet. What are you usually eating? Even when eating healthily, it’s very possible that you’re not receiving enough protein to aid your body in muscle development. When lifting weights, for example, you’re creating micro tears in your muscle….

It’s Important to Make Your Workouts Count

May 27, 2017 It seems obvious to us that we should make each workout important, but what does that mean? When one becomes accustomed to working out, they may place less energy into each routine. I’m certainly guilty of it, but when doing an intense cardio workout from Fitness Blender–their videos are absolutely amazing and…

How to Eat Healthy

May 9, 2017 Many of us are aware of the importance of a healthy lifestyle. When approached on dieting advice, the first question I’m often asked is how to eat healthily. Although I find the question odd, I’m aware that not everyone was raised in a household that eats right. With that in mind, here’s…

Yes, We Know You’re Fit

May 1, 2017 I live a healthy lifestyle and enjoy working out. If you’re reading this article, you likely do, too. And that’s great! With two thirds of American adults being overweight, being physically fit is a real achievement in this day and age. However, like with most accomplishments, it’s not necessary to rub it…

Respecting Your Body’s Limits

April 18, 2017 We don’t always reach our goals. Roughly two weeks ago, I planned to go on a two mile run. The first mile was amazing and went by without too much issue. As I started the second mile, a massive pain rang through my right ear. I tried running through it but the…

Exercise: A Key Skincare Factor

April 8, 2017 Yesterday, I watched a YouTube video about Korean skincare routines. Although quickly daunted by the sheer number of products and price of said products, I still had interest in the video. Beyond buying skin products, the speaker discussed eating healthy foods and getting an appropriate amount of sleep each night. While the…

Teas for Health

March 25, 2017 Taking control of your health starts from what you consume. Teas have various properties that can be utilized to better your physical health. I compiled a list of the teas I commonly drink, their benefits, and how I personally prepare them. Feel free to share your own herbal knowledge! Black: All-around benefits Black…

The Direction of this Blog

March 17, 2017 Happy Saint Patrick’s day! You may notice there aren’t anymore posts relating to spirituality on this blog. I trashed them because I decided I want that part of my life to remain private. From here on, this blog will focus on fitness and wellness, primarily. I’m down for posts relating to general…