Fitness First Introduces Brazil Butt Blast

The Internet has been obsessed with Butts since season 6 of Keeping up with the Kardashians. There are several myths around building a "butt" and it's important to manage expectations because contrary to the before and after fitness pics on Instagram, you can't force nature, they're a fillers for that. 

Gbemi Giwa
Go from Gym to Beach with Roxy Fitness Wear

Roxy the women's line by Quicksilver originally started as a swimwear brand which blossomed into a successful sportswear line known for their "Fun, Bold, Athletic, Daring and Classy" pieces. Last weekend, they hosted a Run followed by  a SUP Yoga session, to celebrate their new collection.

Gbemi Giwa
Gym-timidation? How To Get Over Feeling Intimidated At The Gym

As comfortable as I am in the gym now, there was a time I absolutely hated walking into the weights room. Joining the gym is a battle in itself, but the challenge remains in walking past the sweaty men grunting and deadlifting and the perfectly put together women who don’t seem to have sweat glands. 

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FOUR POWERFUL MOVES YOU CAN DO AT WORK/IN YOUR CAR.

If you have a busy schedule or you work impossibly long hours, finding the time to incorporate a power workout into your routine might seem a little daunting. If you’ve been told you need to spend 2 hours in the gym to burn crazy calories, we’re here to let you know that you don’t need to spend half a day exercising to get your desired results. You only need a comfortable, open space and a few minutes to perform some key power moves.

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Losing Weight with Fasted Cardio

“Working out on an empty stomach will help you lose weight faster.” - This is a statement I have heard many times in conversations with fitness newbies, trainers and people on a mission to lose weight.

Gbemi Giwa
Does Weight Loss Affect the Size of Your Breasts?

The number one #FitGirlProblems you’ve probably seen on the Internet is that weight loss = boob loss. Is the possibility of your breasts size decreasing during the weight loss process a myth or reality? If you’re like me and you’re working with very little to start with, don’t rush off from the gym before you read this article.

Gbemi Giwa
Fighting Obesity

This article is not an "anti-fat" campaign, I know our bodies need a certain amount of fat to carry out their bodily function. I am here for self-love and for all the "thick" or "thin" beautiful people out there.  I even love fats, BUT there is a big fat (no pun intended) line between a healthy amount of  body fat and a heart that can barely pump blood through clumps of fat. 

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Working Out On Your Period?

Okay let’s keep it real. As much as I love a good workout, the last thing I want to do is hit the gym during the time of the month. I’d rather lay in bed with a plate of cookies and watch sad commercials, but the truth is, even with the cramps, mood swings and bloated belly, I still get up and move my body for at least 30 minutes. 

Gbemi Giwa
Debunking Strength Training Myths

Whew, 1st myth debunked. No, lifting weights will not make you look like a man. "Whilst males and females are structurally similar, there are many physiological differences that affect the sexes ability to gain muscle mass." 

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Eat Your Cake & Have Abs

Summer = beach bod season. Doesn’t matter that we in the UAE still have to wait until ‘winter’ to show off those bods. We want abs but here’s the fact: abs are made in the kitchen. So what do you do when you want abs but your kitchen’s got decadent desserts on its menu?

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Work Out of the Week - Sprints

This week we're sweating it out with this no equipment Sprint workout by Moyo, its tailored to different levels to suit your ability. It's more fun in two's so grab a partner and get running. 

Gbemi Giwa
5 Ways to avoid Sports Injuries

Playing sports and working out can be a lot of fun, but injury is a tough reality we are exposed to as a result of negligence, overzealousness or just plain bad luck. Unless you’re into that type of s*it, most of us don’t enjoy pain and getting injured is simply not fun.

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