Let’s just state this first and foremost: why do I post so much about Black Lives Matter and the societal and systemic racism in this country? I’m no social justice rights activist and I am most certainly not Black. I’ve been seeing the numbers on my Instagram–they’ve been dropping quite a bit. Granted, this could … More Part 1: Most Amazing Black Health and Fitness Influencers to Follow on Social Media
While surfing the net, I came across three different viewpoints about fitness during the quarantine. They were extremely polarizing in their main arguments. Maybe this is just my perception, but I was bewildered by how deviant they were of each other! All three of them are summarized below so you can read every individual point … More Is Quarantining a Time to Rest or a Time to Work(out) Even Harder?
DISCLAIMER: Having disordered eating is not the same as possessing an eating disorder. However, there are many overlaps in the habits and thinking patterns between the two, so please exit out of this post if you become triggered easily. This post has been long in the works–at least in my head. I mentioned my experience … More Part 1: The Fundamentals of Overcoming Disordered Eating
Whenever people say “our body is a temple of worship”, everyone tends to associate consuming healthy food pertaining to weight loss or maintaining a healthy weight. However, it is extremely easy for many of us, myself included, to get sucked into the vortex of body aesthetics–I underwent a phase in my life where I only … More Body Parts We Should Pay More Attention To (not including how much we weigh or our body fat percentage)
In the fitness community, the gym basically serves as a second home–or third or fourth, depending on how much you love your work-place, local grocery store, local shopping mall, or residence of your family or significant other. Even though not everyone may enjoy the gym, everyone loves at least one form of working out. Exercising … More The Art of Exercising Out of Habit
I went to elementary school. I went to middle school, which was a fucking nightmare (please excuse the F-word, but I mean it so strongly that there’s no justification in censorship). I went to high school, which was much better than the abominable years of dealing with stupid-ass teenagers. I had a few jobs–some were magnificent, others … More Eighteen Health and Fitness Tips for University Students
You want to know the irony of this entire post? I never fail to knock in at least eight hours of sleep a night, sometimes even as high as eleven hours of sleep. So I’m getting plenty of rest to recharge, right? Well, theoretically, this much time for the human body to slumber should be … More Rested: Why I Never Feel This Way.
If you’re like me and watch a lot of YouTube, then you probably are subscribed to quite a few channels! And, if you are just as passionate about health and fitness, then you know several YouTubers in the health and fitness realm as well. Whether super influential or just starting on the platform, there are … More Best Fitness YouTubers With Less than 500K Subscribers
Surely enough, you’ve probably seen those videos or articles titled “I Tried XXX’s Diet/Workout Routine For a Week” or “I Tried The XXX Challenge…Here’s What Happened” at least every other time, if not every time, you surf the Internet. These experiments are everywhere, and it’s both a good and bad trend. On one hand, you get … More I Walked More Than 20,000 Steps a Day for a Week…Here’s What Happened
Based on a definition in Merriam-Webster, the adjective hungry describes “feeling an uneasy or painful sensation from lack of food: feeling hunger; characterized by or characteristic of hunger or appetite”. The second definition suggests that the word also means “strongly motivated (as by ambition)” or “not rich or fertile”. With this in mind, why do … More Hungry on a Vegan Diet?