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  • Fitness & Wellness,  Lifestyle

    My Journey To A Healthy Lifestyle Part 4: CrossFit And The Right Weight Loss Diet

    For a person with sedentary lifestyle, CrossFit is like a punishment! Wikipedia: CrossFit describes its strength and conditioning program as “constantly varied, high intensity, functional movement,with the stated goal of improving fitness (and therefore general physical preparedness), which it defines as “work capacity across broad time and modal domains. Workouts are typically short—20 minutes or less—and intense, demanding all-out physical exertion. With the definition above, you will have an idea how CrossFit almost paralyzed me the next day. Hahaha! But of course, for first timers the instructors will not push you to the limit. They will gradually conditioned your body and muscles to avoid damage. And so we did only,…

  • Fitness & Wellness,  Lifestyle

    My Journey To A Healthy Lifestyle Part 3: The Proper Diet, Right Exercise and Smarter Fiber

    Achieving a healthy lifestyle is easier said than done. Loosing weight, lowering cholesterol and sugar did not happen overnight. It takes a lot of discipline and political will. As I continue on this challenge to get healthy, I really have to make some sacrifices – away from bad foods and bad habits which actually put me to health risks. But how can we really lose weight and live healthier? 1. The Proper Diet and Fiber FIBER should never be disregarded on our daily menu and less calories. Also, always include the GO, GROW and GLOW foods! Eat high fiber content, less calories foods! Fiber itself does not contain calories and…

  • Fitness & Wellness,  Lifestyle

    My Journey To A Healthy Lifestyle Part 2: Why We Should Add Fiber To Our Daily Diet?

    It has been more than a week now since I started my journey to a healthier lifestyle, finally. What has changed? Gradually, I am loving veggie recipes! It was really hard to create different vegetable menu everyday but that’s a challenge that turned out to be fun and exciting! From 70.3 kilos last July 26, I am now 69.7 kilos! Not much? But hey, I was told by the nutritionist at Medicard Lifestyle Center that I must target only 69 kilos or 152 lbs by August 26! So it’s a good achievement for a week so far! But of course, I am looking forward to loose more to live more!…

  • Fitness & Wellness,  Lifestyle

    My Journey To A Healthy Lifestyle Part 1

    There is no turning back now. If I did not do it today, I might regret it tomorrow. Achieving fit and healthy body should be one of our top priorities. Ideally, there should be no room for being weak and sickly especially if you’re looking after the welfare of your family. It was last July 27 when my journey to a healthy lifestyle officially begun. Reality Check. We had checkups at Medicard Philippines Lifestyle Center in Makati City. After 12 hours of fasting, I had my blood tested for sugar and cholesterol levels. Apparently, the result below showed that I am still at the normal level but I am worried…