Step off the scale……………

Does this scenario sound familiar? You’ve been on point with (insert diet here) for the last six weeks. You’ve been measuring your food, keeping track of your macros and writing every bite down in a food journal. Everything is on point. Your friends and family are supporting your every step because you’ve been setting the … Continue reading Step off the scale……………

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Exercising through difficult times

My parents separated when I was 11 years old and during this difficult time, my father used to cry on my shoulder regularly. Picture that for a second, a grown man crying on a boy's shoulder.  I had no idea how to handle this emotionally or physically. Then one day during school, I collapsed to my … Continue reading Exercising through difficult times

New Year fitness tips

The gym is full of people around this time of the year who are trying to make good on their New Year’s resolutions. They come in like a blaze of glory, thinking a year’s worth of inactivity is made up for in an instant. However, some of these people flame out in a week or … Continue reading New Year fitness tips

Mental health and fitness

There’s a fine line between sanity and insanity and for some of us it gets finer every day. This crazy world gets the best of us sometimes and when it does, there are lots of fun ways to deal with it. And trust me, I’ve tried a few of them. However, since becoming a fitness … Continue reading Mental health and fitness

The other side of coaching

Note- This article first appeared here. This is an edited version.  You see them on TV. You see them in the gym and you see them at ball games. Coaches, they’ve got it made, right? They’re strutting along the sideline yelling and screaming instructions at their players. Or it’s the personal trainers at your gym … Continue reading The other side of coaching

Fit more movement into your day

Fact. You’re made to move and not to sit around watching TV and eating chips. You’re given two legs and a butt for a reason. Another fact. Your brain likes movement, and this helps you become a smarter person. Some of us (me exactly) need all the help we can get. And another interesting fact. … Continue reading Fit more movement into your day

How you can start an exercise routine from scratch

Getting started is hard. Whether you’re doing something for the first time or starting up again after a break, taking the first step is difficult. You’ve all been there at some stage, correct?     My first foray into the gym was prompted by personal humiliation. I was skinny and unhealthy adult, and a friend held a … Continue reading How you can start an exercise routine from scratch