Linear active warm-ups

The benefits of active warm-ups far exceed any other form of static warm-up method in use today. Aside from being shown to be most effective in sports labs across the country, it makes sense if you stop to think about it for a second. Why do we insist on sitting down and stretching our hamstrings before going for a run […]

Belly Dance for Fun and Physical Well-being

Bellydance students have a lot of fun learning the moves of this beautiful dance art form. It’s a fun discipline because both students and dancers enjoy this form of independent dance. This dance is different from repetitive exercises that are boring and make you feel like you are working begrudgingly. The dancer stretches, squeezes and relaxes, flexes and contracts, and […]

Making weight for wrestling – Part II

This month I would like to start with a little story. It goes back to my days as a competitive powerlifter. I competed for 12 years in powerlifting and I remember many contests where I had to lose weight. Towards the end of my powerlifting career I was around 196 pounds. He could have competed at 198 lbs. class, but […]

Sugar Addiction: The Stephen Fry Paradox

Did you know that for most of his childhood, writer and actor Stephen Fry suffered from a sugar addiction? He describes this in vivid detail in his autobiography. The Fry Chronicles. He led to lying, stealing, and repeated expulsions from various schools. Stephen Fry? But it is a national treasure. And that is the point. He is more than a […]

How to Create Powerful and Healthy Sandwich Recipes

Making healthy sandwiches gives you the chance to put your creative talents to use in the kitchen once again. The sandwiches can be prepared as a complete meal, providing all the necessary nutrients for a healthy life. To create a powerful and healthy sandwich, use your imagination and include herbs like fresh basil leaves, cilantro, or fresh parsley. Fresh watercress […]

8 Ways to Outrun Grease and a Bear

You most likely hate running on a treadmill. Unless you’re completely crazy and love to stare into space while patiently waiting for 45-60 minutes to pass… jump off the hamster wheel and power up your cardio routine! This will also literally save your life if you ever come across a bear…disclaimer: I recommend never testing this theory. I’m talking about […]

Why is my diet not working?

In 1990 I decided to become a vegetarian. Well, to be exact, Pescetarian: I continued to eat some fish and shellfish. My reasons were mainly because I felt more and more uncomfortable cooking and eating meat and I didn’t like the idea of ‚Äč‚Äčkilling animals. I had also become very active in the new age movement at the time and […]

Healthier Lebanese Sweets Are One Option

Lebanese sweets don’t have to be unhealthy. With little modification, many of them can be very healthy and nutritious. Its caloric content can also be reduced. All this is possible for many types but not for all. Some are naturally high in sugar and reducing their content would greatly affect their taste. Desserts and sweets are consumed every day and […]