Benefits of Exercising in the Pool

  Summer means more time in the pool and that is great news since swimming is a great workout for the whole body, benefiting the heart, the lungs and muscles. […]


There is a saying that goes “eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a beggar.” Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. This […]

History, Benefits and Exercises You Can Do with the Stability Ball

As a trainer I am fascinated by the stability ball for many reasons, starting with its simplicity to its many uses from rehabilitation, to stretching, to balance, to strength training; […]

Which is Better: Barbell, Dumbbells, Cables, or Machines?

Regardless of your age or gender, it’s important to incorporate strength training into your fitness regimen, but with so much equipment at the gym, how do you know if you […]

Heal Back Pain with Exercise

According to the American Association of Neurosurgical Surgeon an estimated 75 to 85% of all Americans will experience some form of back pain during their lifetime. Both genders are equally […]

Benefits of Chocolate

I have good willpower about exercising and eating healthy but not about staying away from sweets. Many times I tried to have a clean diet with dried fruits or Greek […]

Why I Ran a Half Marathon without Training

In my younger days I was one of those people who thought that only someone insane would “pay to run” by signing up for a race. However, when I worked […]

Why Hire A Personal Trainer & How To Find A Good One?

I remember over ten years ago, when I used to work in corporate, being at my company’s gym, looking at the trainers and wondering why anyone would hire them. If […]

Life is Unpredictable: How I Went from Corporate to Personal Training

Five years ago it was unthinkable that one day I would be a personal trainer with my own business, teaching bootcamps, participating in triathlons and half marathons, with exercise videos […]

Which Diet to Follow for Weight Loss

Nowadays there are various popular diets with some emphasizing more protein, while others emphasize very little carbohydrates. Then there are others specifying when foods can be introduced into the diet. So […]

How to Avoid Gaining on a Trip

Recently I went to Italy and instead of looking forward to the trip, I found myself stressing over the probable weight gain. Not only I was going to Italy, which […]

Holistic Dentistry

Did you look at the title and asked yourself what is a holistic dentist? If you did, you had my same reaction. I have never heard those two words together […]

Healing by Material Means

Recently I was reading a book called Some Answered Questions by Abdu’l-Baha and the chapter called Healing by Material Means caught my attention to the point of wanting to write […]

How to Calculate your Body Fat Percentage

Body fat, lean mass, fat free weight, body mass index; what do these words mean but even more importantly how do you use them to help you reach your fitness […]

Improved Quality of Life for Elders

The number one cause of injury in older adults are falls. Each year one in three people over the age of 65 will experience a fall that could cause serious […]