Alcohol and fitness

The Caribbean Premier League (CPL), dubbed the biggest party in sport, just concluded in Guyana and some of the biggest alcoholic beverage companies in the Caribbean partnered with the Amazon Warriors.

Can you sweat off fat?

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

Foods for fitness

This week we will continue to look at nutrition, exploring some foods which will fuel your workouts and along with the exercises, aid in your fitness efforts.

The skinny on food myths

Last week’s column debunked the myth of spot reduction in problem areas. This week, I will continue to address some of the most common myths to help educate and improve your nutrition choices and practices. 

Homemade protein shakes

As we discussed food last week, let us stay on topic. What is an athlete’s best on-the-go food that he/she can drink, which optimizes protein intake?

Foods to boost mood and libido

We all know that a glass or two of red wine may lead to an interesting evening, but what other foods can we incorporate into our lives if we wish to increase our mood and libido?

Boosting fat loss, muscle gain

Whether your bodybuilding and fitness goals involve losing fat or gaining muscle, it is my opinion that your chances of success will increase greatly if you include L-carnitine in your arsenal.

Which diet is the best?

Often we come across all sorts of dieting protocols and countless testimonials about how these approaches work; each one of these diets seems to be better than the next.

Recipes for the flat tummy fix

- abs are maintained in the kitchen

While most people continue to focus on spot-reduction techniques for problem areas (which don’t work), real progress is made in the kitchen.

Tips for a smaller waistline

Why would anyone want a smaller waist? For starters, the circumference of your waist correlates with your risk of metabolic disease, type 2 diabetes and obesity.

Tips for better sleep

I have been receiving a lot of emails lately from readers asking about remedies for sleeping better, since a good night’s sleep has been hard to come by.

Achieving fitness in 2017

Some of you reading this have already decided that you are going to wait for some time in 2017 to start taking control of your health and fitness by eating right and incorporating exercises into your regimen.

Cutting back

Being fit is more than just physical fitness; it is also a state of mind, because mental health is very important to our overall health.

Do fat burners, weight-loss supplements actually work?

You may see them advertised in magazines, on television and online: “ultimate fat burner,” “super fat burner,” green tea fat burner,” and products that claim to be able to “melt away fat,” “burn calories” and “instantly reduce body fat.” Do they really work?

Lifting for good bones

In response to last week’s column about how it’s possible to achieve a slim waistline by shedding extra belly fat while maintaining curves so to speak, I received some emails from concerned women who would like to just ‘tone up’ without lifting.

Improve fat loss with BCAAs

For the past two weeks, I touched on the benefits of supplementing with Citrulline Malate and Glutamine for cardiovascular health, recovery and effective blood flow.

Taking supplements: which ones and why

On Wednesday while sipping on a pre-workout supplement in my hotel room overlooking the horizon in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, it occurred to me that I should tell readers about some of the supplements I take and why.