What are some basic habits/routines/disciplines you do to stay healthy? Recently a friend of mine surprised me with this question and I was eager to share as helping others heal and stay healthy is my passion. Whilst typing the (looong) reply, I figured I might as well turn it into a blogpost to benefit as … Continue reading 6 Basic Health Practices Anyone Can Do To Stay Healthy!
Wake your brain and body up by navigating some stairs backwards! Caution: don't try jumping unless you're really confident. Maybe just start with the bottom step to be safe! Keep Moving. #wakeupwithmovement #moveyourselftoLIFE
"The body will become better at whatever you do, or don’t do. If you don’t move, your body will make you better at not moving. If you move, your body will allow more movement." — Ido Portal Recently I have been contemplating heavily about my idea and philosophy of fitness and why humans feel so … Continue reading My Evolving Philosophy on Fitness
“So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health.” ~ A.J.Materi Monday 28th Dec 2015 Sleep: 2130-0800, 8hrs Quality: 6/10 - couldn't sleep for the first few hours.. Think it's because I took a 2hr nap in the afternoon. Hotspots: right foot, right low back … Continue reading Training Log: 2015 W27 / 2016W1
"Fitness isn't a punishment; its a blessing. Nutrition isn't restrictive; its healing. Health isn't a one-size-fits-all-thing and may not look the same for everyone, but its something worth fighting for." Monday 14 dec HRV: 72(-8) Sleep: 0030 - 0600 (5.5hrs) Quality: 10/10 - slept with earplugs and eye masks. Woke up naturally without alarm and … Continue reading Training log: Week 25 & 26
“Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.” Vince Lombardi Monday Readiness to train HRV: 86 (+1) Sleep: 6hrs (2100-0300) + aftnoon naps (1+hrs) Quality: 10/10 - did not wake up at all, no problem waking up too. Looks like my body is adjusting to waking at up 3am! Strength … Continue reading Training log: Week 23 & 24
I haven't had much time to blog recently due to my inability to manage time as efficiently as I would like to. So I am jumping on the opportunity to shoot two birds with one bullet by utilizing my homework assignment as another informative blog post. This one is for the first week of this online course I … Continue reading Lesson from History: Ancient cultures, philosophers and medical practices
“If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” - Bruce Lee W11D5 - Kettlebell Friday 7am - Trail Run Distance: 3.4Miles … Continue reading Enduring Endurance!
Source: Journal of Applied Physiology Title: Beneficial metabolic adaptations due to endurance exercise training in the fasted state Authors: Van Proeyen K, Szlufcik K, Nielens H, Ramaekers M, Hespel P. Summary: The purpose of this study is to investigate if consistent training in a fasted state can stimulate adaptations in muscle cells to facilitate energy production … Continue reading Journal Of The Day: Beneficial metabolic adaptations due to endurance exercise training in the fasted state
W10D5 - Active Rest Greasing the Groove Location: Disneyland - Done throughout the day, 1 set a time for max reps (not to extreme failure) - Whenever I felt like it or found a bar or similar equipment - Yes, that includes doing dips while waiting in line for a ride 😉 Dips Pullups Front … Continue reading DisneyLand, California Adventure and LA County Fair Travel Workouts