Posted in April 2013

jump to get fit : power of plyometrics

The power of what, you ask? Yes, that is a real word, and a great word indeed. A word which should be added to everyone’s vocabulary and routine. I’m talking about fitness. And I’m talking about a type of fitness that will get you fit in no time. No, really, plyometrics are insanely time efficient. … Continue reading

eat fat.

Most girls today grow up dreaming to one day awake and find themselves as thin as all the hottest stars. Most girls also grow up surrounded by the same media and food industry which tells us to stay as far away as possible from anything remotely containing an ounce of fat and to carelessly gobble … Continue reading

belly-full breakfast

I have simply had enough of people unabashedly admitting to skipping breakfast, instead guzzling an acidic cup of black coffee, or even worse, an empty-calorie laden venti mocha-caramel-fudge-drizzled-extra-shot-of-whipped-cream frappuccino (I just made that up quite clearly, but its just as scary as some of the things you people call breakfast!). Breakfast is the most essential … Continue reading

lets get our men to eat real food

Versus… [Notice any differences?] To be honest, despite my infatuation with health, nutrition and food, I rarely breach the subject when in the company of males. In my unfortunate experiences, most men have their minds made up on how they feel about so-called “health foods”. I’m talking about organic, all-natural, grass-fed, foods- all that good … Continue reading

the mini workday workout

I’m not going to beat around the bush – Americans today are not moving enough and eating way too much. But lets be fair, it’s not entirely our fault. The way society has evolved has pushed us into a sedentary lifestyle, chained to a corporate cubicle, whilst sending us into sensory-overload with a bloated social … Continue reading

eliminate low back pain : stretch it all

While the first thing that often comes to mind when one’s back is tight or sore is to stretch the back itself, this may not be the most efficient or effective way of alleviating those pains. Yes it may seem logical, yet unfortunately, it ain’t that simple people. As more and more research comes out … Continue reading

bread – friend or foe?

photo courtesy of weightwatchers.com If you are often confused about what to do when it comes to carbs and keeping a lean figure, this great article from Weight Watchers might answer some of your questions. The main take aways:: – look for whole wheat as the first ingredient – if it is white, enriched or … Continue reading

Easiest Italian dinner. Ever.

As I have been working quite the long days lately, as is much of the working population, the desire to spend a decent amount of time preparing a delicious and nutritious meal can be rather lacking (despite my absurd fixation with food & cooking). In fact, the desire to prepare a meal as simply and … Continue reading