Hump Day Quickie Tip

Set S.M.A.R.T. Goals S.M.A.R.T. stands for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Timely. S = Specific: Do you know exactly what you want to accomplish with all the details? Goals must be well defined. They must be clear and unambiguous. M = Measurable: Can you quantify your progress so you can track it? How will you know when you reach your…

Hump Day Quickie Tip

STRETCHING and FLEXIBILITY conditioning are not to be neglected Think you’re too old as an adult? Think again…It’s not too late 😉

Hump Day Quickie Tip

BEAT THE BRAIN FATIGUE… MOVE A LITTLE MORE Researchers have long known that regular exercise increases the number of organelles called mitochondria in muscle cells. Since mitochondria are responsible for generating energy, this numerical boost is thought to underlie many of the positive physical effects of exercise, such as increased strength or endurance. Exercise also…

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Cut the milk and creamer calories with a dash of cinnamon in your black coffee! Some info on cinnamon: *Cinnamon is perhaps the most widely recognized spice for boosting metabolism. *Cinnamon can transform the body’s metabolic activity from fat-making to fat-burning mode by increasing insulin sensitivity (Mehtylhydroxy chalcome polymer (MPCP) is the chemical in cinnamon…

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…Keeping a Food Log…just got easier! Before I was spoiled with smartphones, I went through notebooks as my food log. Thanks to smartphones NOW, I can save trees while keeping watch on what I eat! I like how simple this app is, it’s also super easy to use AND It’s FREE on iTunes App Store!…

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Stay Hydrated You should drink plenty of water every day. Try to drink at least eight glasses (or 64 oz.) of water per day. The benefits drinking water provides are optimal hydration as well as a feeling of “fullness” without added calories. Sometimes people will mistake thirst for hunger. Because of this, staying hydrated can…

Are You Skinny Fat?

Fitness professionals in Malaysia (or in Asia generally) get bombarded with negativity in women and weight training. Here’s what I think: Ladies -Unless whomever you’re talking to has education in how the body works, why are you listening to them? Those little 4KG dumbells are NOT going to make you look like Mr Olympia! You…

Why Exercise?

It may sound contradicting but Exercise does not ALWAYS have to be about getting those six pack abs and buns of steel.  Majority do not realize that the “other people” ( whom they usually refer to as “fitness buffs”, “fitness freaks”, “fitness people”)  all ENJOY the release they get from exercising. ENJOYing exercise? Some may…

An Interview with Fraser Quelch

One of my biggest inspiration in the industry, is none other that the charismatic leader who plays one of the most important role at TRX Training (also known as Fitness Anywhere Inc).  Check out Sean’s interview with Fraser here: From ATLAS PERFORMANCE  Today head coach Sean Connolly asks Fraser Quelch, the director of training and…