“Workout because you love your body, not because you hate it.” Was I always active? I have always been somewhat active as a kid. I enjoyed going on walks after dinner, playing handball, tetherball & kickball. Yeah, the typical P.E activities! In middle school, I became more sedentary. In high school, I decided to tryout for… Continue reading My Top 3 Fitness Studios in Los Angeles
2016. This was a year filled with struggles, self shaming, obsession, restriction & unhealthy habits – all blessings in disguise. Here’s how I kickstarted my journey —> How I Got Myself Into Fitness In the past, I’ve dealt with binge eating habits, orthorexia & over-exercising. These were all problems I knew I needed to change. It started with healthy intentions, later turning… Continue reading What I’ve Learned In 2016: Feel Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable
I use to track my calories and weigh myself daily. I felt controlled by the calories I ate. I forced myself to limit my calories because I FEARED eating too much. I weighed myself daily and would get angry if I didn’t lose weight. I stopped doing both of these for about half a year already.… Continue reading 7 Days Without a Fitness Tracker
First of all, what is a diet? A diet is the kind of food and beverages you habitually consume. My diet consists of a variety of foods. Grains, fruits, vegetables, lean protein and healthy fats. It even consists of brownies, cookies, cakes and fried foods. Yes, all that “unhealthy” food, it’s part of my diet… Continue reading Overall View Of My Diet – Before My Fitness Journey, During & Now
Chances are, you’ve been in or are currently in a workout rut. It’s hard to stay motivated ALL the time. I’ve been through it many times and probably still will. However, I’m not letting that ruin everything. It’s a fitness journey so there are ups and downs. I’m not using it as an excuse to… Continue reading Goodbye Excuses, Hello Motivation: Tips To Stick To A Workout Program
Hi 🙂 I’m excited to say that I’ll officially be blogging more on fitness and nutrition. I’ll still be posting recipes, so this will be a more versatile blog. I’m excited about this because I LOVE to talk & share about anything fitness/nutrition related. The topic ideas you all have sent me so far are GREAT.… Continue reading How I Got Myself Into Fitness // What Made Me Stay?
Here is my updated workout routine. It’s been changing around a lot recently because I’m trying to see what works best for my body and what challenges me the most. I’m trying to prevent plateau and it’s fun to change things up once in a while! When I first started BBG in March 2015, I… Continue reading Current Workout Routine
I use to go to the gym & spend an hour on the elliptical/run until I burned 200-350 calories. After, I went to the weight room or used machines for another 30 minutes. I would spend like….1 1/2 hours at the gym?? That excludes stretching too, so basically 2 hours if I included stretching & cool… Continue reading How do I workout?