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Science

Endorphins:This is How Exercise Reduces Stress

Image: dreamstime.com Bonjour, Have you ever wondered why people who exercise are often so happy? I for one used to exercise whenever I was going through a tough period in life and even though the problem wasn't solved,at least I felt better. *** Our bodies love us so much, the whole system was created to…

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Healthy vs. Unhealthy Fat

Featured Image: program forum.tk Science week comes to an end.I learned so much myself ,so informative! So: Healthy Fats (Unsaturated) Healthy fats are of little or no harm to the body.Some of them are great sources of antioxidants such as Vitamin E.They do not pose risk of cardiovascular diseases. So which are the healthy fats?…

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The Role of a Low-Carbohydrate Diet in Weight Loss

Featured Image: Shutterstock Hello, Once again,I just want to simplify this bit of science because it took me so long to figure it out myself. For the better part of my fitness journey, I was avoiding carbohydrates a lot.There was a time when I stopped eating ugali and rice for three weeks. I stopped to…

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5 Protein Sources That Are Helpful With Weight Loss

Featured Image: girlshealth.gov   Happy New Month! Science week is back and I am so happy to share some valuable information. To begin with, an ideal weight loss journey should be characterized with a diet that is low in carbohydrates (carbs) and extremely low in fat as well.I will explain why in my next post.…

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Being Underweight…

Last week, we calculated body mass index (BMI), discussed obesity and being overweight, how about being underweight for a change? Underweight people have body mass index of less than 18.5.This signifies that their weights are too low for their heights. Causes of being underweight Genetics Unfortunately, some people are genetically underweight. I think with the…

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Being Overweight…

This week was a science affair. We calculated body mass index (BMI) and learned the health risks of Obesity. My final piece for the week will be on being overweight .Based on my body mass index from Wednesday’s survey, I am overweight. I am on a fitness journey so I guess that will change. What…

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Obesity

Obesity Yesterday we calculated body mass index (BMI) and classified ourselves as underweight, healthy, overweight and obese depending on the range. In case you missed out, you can find that here and calculate yours. I was surprisingly overweight myself and was a bit worried but I calmed down. I will tell you why when we…

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Are you the perfect weight for your height?

On a personal level, I stopped checking my weight because the fitness journey is not about losing weight anymore. I however know that it fluctuates somewhere between 56-58 kg since I was consistent in weighing myself during the first three months..My height is 1.5 meters. How important is your body mass index? This is a…

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Know Your Muscles

‘Knowledge Is Power’ –Anon Can I first confess to having a cheat weekend? Hence the long silence. There is always that person who you hang out with that you find it hard to eat healthy around. Unfortunately for me, I want to spend the rest of my life with this particular person so I’ll have…

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The Fitness Dictionary

‘It’s never that serious’-90% of serious people Photography:Moxecutive Media I cannot hide my disappointment with Hillary’s loss. The women electorate let her down. Obama had 70 million female voters or so. A lot can happen after four years. Using this chance to make history was all Americans had to do and they failed big time!…

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