New Year’s fitness goals

Without question, some of you readers will have decided that sometime in 2019 you will start taking more control of your health and fitness by eating healthier and incorporating some form of exercise regimen. 

Staying on track during the holidays

Merry Christmas to all readers! I admit that this is the time to eat drink and be merry, however it is not the time to binge and potentially destroy the fitness gains you made during 2018.

Staying the fitness course

Most people do not have trouble getting started working out. You start off psyched, enthusiastic, and ready to go, buy the products, sign up to the plan and are ready to makeover your life.

Foods for staving off hunger

Anyone pursuing a ‘goal physique’ faces the same enemy: gnawing, remorseless hunger. There is nothing wrong with experiencing occasional bouts of hunger throughout the day, especially just before mealtimes or after a calorie-crushing workout.

Alcohol and fitness

The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) dubbed the biggest party in sport is taking the Caribbean and the 592 by storm and some of the biggest alcoholic beverage companies in the region have partnered with the Amazon Warriors and other franchises.

The Guyana Chess Federation’s dinner

The executive committee of the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF), led by its President James Bond, created an exquisite show for its fundraising dinner three Saturday evenings ago at the Promenade Gardens.

Hydration is important

Exercising is important in life for health of mind and body, but there are also other things that are just as equally if not even more important.

Workout fuel

This week we will take a look at some foods which will fuel your workouts and along with the exercises, aid in your toning efforts for that ‘summer’ body.

Maximize fat burning 24/7

Burning fat is a 24/7 activity – or it should be. A lot of people only think about fat burning during their workouts, but the truth is you can do a lot to maximize it at other times too.

Flat belly foods

Guyana Carnival 2018 is right around the corner and gyms and fitness centres countrywide are filled with individuals (including myself) looking to get a tighter physique or primed for the many pool parties, j’ouvert celebrations and the street parade.

What about milk?

During the last few weeks we have touched on liquids like water, coconut water and coffee and their pros and cons for your fitness journey, but what about milk?

Coffee’s pros and cons

For the past few weeks we have discussed the benefits of water (nature’s beverage) and coconut water (nature’s Gatorade) but what about coffee, one of the most researched substances in sports nutrition?

Best foods for athletes

Last Tuesday, I was tasked with giving a short presentation on the importance of fitness and good nutrition to some of the employees of the Bank of Guyana.

Can you sweat off body fat?

Have you ever weighed yourself before and after a workout? Depending on how hard you trained, you could have lost anywhere from half to a couple of pounds during your workout.

Healthy diet: a lifetime commitment

We often come across countless types of dieting protocols, and testimonials of how these different approaches work and how each one of these diets seems to be better than the others.

Healthy diet: a lifetime commitment

We often come across countless types of dieting protocols, and testimonials of how these different approaches work and how each one of these diets seems to be better than the others.