Pilates has changed me

I began taking Pilates classes almost two years ago, and it has completely changed me. Not only is my body slimmer and more feminine, it has also improved my posture and has helped me strengthen my back and abdomen. Furthermore, since my core is stronger it has been very beneficial during my HIIT workouts because I…

Burn fat fast?

I had been curious for a long time on what it would be to connect yourself to a bunch of cables and get electric muscle stimulation (EMS). This week I finally got around to taking a class. It was a very demanding 20-minute session, with all kinds of exercises involving the arms, core, legs and…

Be resourceful

It has been a bit more than a month since we moved to London. We are still in temporary accommodation; our bags are all over the place and my kitchen is a mess. I have been trying to keep to a minimum during our transition, I don’t want to have to move more stuff when…

Smoothies vs. Juicing

People are turning towards the smoothie and juicing trend as a healthier choice to quench their thirst, as part of a diet, a detox or a post workout meal. But I have realised that people don’t consider how much juice they should be taking, how to prepare their smoothies and the real reason for taking…

There’s a revolution going on

Healthy choices seem to elope people´s minds, and fast food companies have created Frankestein like solutions that appear to be good as an everyday choice. I entered Dallas airport after a very boring two-hour delay at customs. Finally, I reached costumer assistance in order to find out how I would take the final connection that…

Belly fat is a drag!

Its very important to keep belly fat monitored because it can become detrimental to your health. It has been associated with an increase of heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke and diabetes. And let’s be honest, we don’t like how it looks! Belly fat has always been my weakest point, it has been the hardest…

Brain health, good health

Finding motivation for keeping active and eating healthy is one of the most difficult things for most people. I would like to share with you some recent perspectives I found that may help you. Staying active helps your memory: either by going to the gym, cycling, doing some high intensive workouts or just taking a 30-minute walk,…

Habits habits habits!

“Habits, scientists say, emerge because the brain is constantly looking for ways to save effort.” The power of Habit. Habits are hard to break. Even the smallest things such as eating a piece of candy after every lunch is considered a habit and it is triggered by a set of behaviours that we may have installed…

Love Yourself. Respect your body. Nourish your soul.

I had always dreamed about starting a blog. Now is the time. For the last 3 years I have increased my interest in nutrition and the way I approach food, my eating habits and exercise habits. It has been a long journey and finally something has clicked in my head. All that information that I…