• Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss
    Health,  Weight Loss

    Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss

    Intermittent fasting (IF) has been a consistent buzzword within the health and fitness realm.  While it offers weight loss results and promotes a healthy lifestyle, what exactly is intermittent fasting?   What is Intermittent Fasting (IF)? Intermittent fasting is an EATING PATTERN.  It is a scheduled eating pattern that cycles between “fasting periods” and “eating periods”.  There are a number of eating patterns that have varying lengths of “fasting periods” and “eating periods”. It is not a fad diet that outlines what you can or can’t eat. There are no real limitations on the types of food that you eat.  As long as you eat those foods within the “eating…

  • Sweet Plantain, Apple, Sausage Hash
    Food,  Recipes

    Sweet Plantain Hash

        I woke up this morning thinking I’d have a simple toast for breakfast. As I was grabbing the bread, I noticed a lone sweet plantain sticking out of my fruit basket. In 2 seconds flat, I grabbed a gala apple right beside it and a piece of chicken sausage from the fridge. I quickly shifted gears and off I went to make a sweet plantain, apple, and chicken sausage hash for breakfast.   Plantain – quite different from a banana While they look like bananas, plantains are actually quite different.  While you would normally just eat a banana as is, plantains usually require cooking before they can be eaten. …

  • Full Body Workout_Circuit for Beginners
    Health,  Weight Loss,  Workouts

    Full Body Workout Plan

    I love free-styling most things in life.  However, when I’m hitting the gym, I prefer having a how-am-I-going-to-sweat-today plan.  This full body workout plan is perfect if you are a gym newbie, have weight loss goals or looking to get back in the gym.   Full Body Workout Plan Advantages Easy format to follow and take with you to the gym Targets major muscles of the body Combines cardio and strength training Instead of targeting specific muscles, this full body workout will target the major muscle groups of your entire body.  Moreover, each mini circuit will challenge your entire body as it cycles through a mixture of lower-body, core/abs, and upper-body moves.…