Female Fat Loss Simplified (with sample eating plan)

What is this the ideal ratio for fat loss? In my experience with losing weight, the fat loss ratio that worked best for me was the following: A whole-food diet composed of high protein, low carbohydrates and moderate fat for a few months. Fat loss can work with an overall reduction in calories consumed by…

Glutes and Core Workout (Gym Video)

I thought I would film today’s workout while I was at the gym. I posted the video right below. I did the following strength training exercises and targeted my core and glute muscles. Perform each exercise at home or while at the gym for a total of 3 sets each. Make sure to take a…

3 Exercises for Round Glutes (video)

In this short video, I am demonstrating three of my favorite glute-strengthening exercises. This short workout can be performed at home on a mat with a band or ankle weights. The butt-firming workout: 1. Squat with isohold- hold the bottom position of the squat for 1 second. Perform 3 sets x 12 repetitions 2. Donkey…

Beginner Fat Loss Cardio Ideas (Video)

Here is a short video of me explaining some of my favorite workouts for fat loss. As a rule of thumb, try to limit the total amount of cardio that you perform to 3-4 times a week so that you can progress with your strength training routine. I recommend trying any of these cardio routines…

Three Lower Body Exercise Variations (Video)

In today’s demonstration video, I demonstrate proper form of three lower body exercises and show different ways of performing them. Among these exercises are the squat, bridge and adductor. These exercises mainly target the gluteus muscle, the adductor and the hamstrings. The video is posted below: The variations in the demonstration are not technically difficult,…

Female Hypertrophy: Beginner FAQ

What is Hypertrophy?  Hypertrophy describes the process of fat loss and muscle gain. Specifically, it describes the physical process of lifting weights that results in an improved appearance.  What is the difference between hypertrophy and training for strength? Ideally, the two processes should complement each other rather than be seen as polar opposites.  Hypertrophy consists…

How to Set and Achieve your Fitness Goals (Video)

I thought that I would address concerns about setting goals and objectives within the fitness domain.  While exercise in Lebanon tends to have a rep as being purely a vanity thing, I thought that addressing the goal-setting part of fitness, you can start to see it as more nuanced and varied.   My belief is that…

At Home Workout Video for Sculpted Arms

I was asked by a dear reader of mine to film an arms workout so I decided that today’s workout video would be a full arms workout that targets four parts of the arms. The four muscle parts that I chose to include are the biceps, shoulders, lats and triceps as they each contribute to…

Full-Body Foam-Rolling Routine (Video)

Foam rolling is a great way to release the muscle tension accumulated from intense weight lifting and running sessions. I recommend trying this routine at least once a week, give it a go and if you enjoy it, I hope that you can include it to part of your recovery. I demonstrate how to foam…

3 Common Lower Body Training Mistakes (And How Fix Them)

Mistake Number 1: Rounding your back during the deadlift. Unless you are training as a powerlifter, you can risk injury utilising a rounded back as opposed to a neutral spine. How to Fix It: Practice good form by maintain a neutral spine with a forward gaze. Another way to fix is it by focussing on…