GETTING BACK ON TRACK: MY BODYBOSS FITNESS GUIDE REVIEW

As I’ve said in a previous blog post, Every year I gain weight lose weight then gain it back again. Here I am AGAIN at the gaining weight phase of my life. I blame it on my body getting used to doing the same workouts in the gym all the time.  My usual workout is an  Elliptical – Treadmill – Weights routine.   I realized in order for me to be successful with my fitness goals, I need to change things up once in a while so that my body doesn’t get used to it and so that I don’t plateau. I must also remember that there are no shortcuts to healthy living as it is indeed a lifestyle. I’ve decided to challenge myself to lose the weight again. Luckily while I was in the process of researching for new workouts to do, I was contacted by BodyBoss to do a collaboration with them. Clearly my everyday gym routine was no longer working for me so I was really looking forward to trying something new.   What is The BodyBoss Ultimate Body 12-Week Fitness Guide?     The BodyBoss Method is a 12-week workout program that uses the HIIT (...

Tomorrow is NOT guaranteed. Go after what you want right NOW.

I’ve been really depressed and frustrated with myself. Somehow I always end up back  where I started.  Every year,  I gain weight lose weight then gain it back again.  It’s a vicious cycle. A cycle I no longer want to be a part of. I really really want to pursue fitness and nutrition.  I love the feeling of being able to help and inspire other people to live healthier lives . Friends and even random strangers messaging and sending thank you letters and gifts to me  for helping them out with their own fitness journey. Last February, I lost about 15 pounds in  8 weeks. I was planning to quit my job that time to pursue my dream. My end goal is to become a registered personal trainer and a nutritionist.  I decided to stay at my job with the promise that I could still pursue what I am most passionate about. After a few weeks though, the workload piled up again and all my time that should have been spent meal prepping, exercising and working towards my goals ended in the opposite direction. I gained all the weight back, even more. At this point in my life, I  turned...

D.I.Y. POKE: My Favorite POKE Bowls

As I am constantly on the lookout for healthy spots to check out, I’m so glad that Poke Bowls are finally a thing in Manila! Poke is a famous Hawaiian dish that has been a staple in their homes for centuries now. Poke means “to cut” which explains the cubed raw fish found in this dish. I was so ecstatic when I found out that D.I.Y. POKE was opening right outside my village! They are the first in the Philippines to solely focus on Poke Bowls and what makes it extra special is the fact that you can choose to even customize your own dish! Other restaurants in the Philippines have tried to join in the Poke Trend but have failed to execute it as well as D.I.Y. Poke. A traditional Poke Bowl consists of raw fish ( ahi tuna or yellow fin tuna ), seaweed ( hijiki or wakame ), white rice, sesame oil, onions, sesame seeds and soy sauce.  In D.I.Y. Poke, You have the option to choose from 5 Signature Bowls: HEALTH BOWL The Health Bowl is one of my favorites! It comes with a GENEROUS amount of Salmon and Tuna Chunks, brown rice, seaweed,corn, ginger and shoyu...

Four Reasons Why Boxing Should Be Your Go-To Workout

If you would like to get a good workout in then boxing is perfect for you. It is one of my favorite workouts to do and one that really helped me lose weight.  I had a day off from work yesterday, so I decided to head back to Alabang to visit my old “second home”, Ringside Fitness. I’ve been boxing in Ringside gym since 2008 and I consider my trainers there like family already (Hi Obet! Hi Ruther!)

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