An ACE-certified Personal Trainer, Sasha is a fitness writer for HealthMeUp.com. After breaking her back over traditional media and other paper pushing jobs, she decided to go after her first love – sports and fitness. Sasha believes that fitness is about the here and now and that it is achievable through practical application to daily life. Her words: Motivation and hard work make any dream achievable.
You might have read about how to stay fit at work a dozen times, but how often do you practice what others preach? How many healthy work lunches, office workouts and desk yoga asanas have you attempted lately? If youre still grappling with...Read more »
Cancer always comes as a shock. Sometimes, even people whove led perfectly healthy lives can be diagnosed with cancer, requiring treatment that takes a heavy toll. In such situations, feelings of helplessness, anger, frustration, and...Read more »
Workouts are useful for more than just getting fitter and looking better. Some workouts can actually improve your sex life by not just improving your physical confidence, but by strengthening the muscles most used during love-making. With...Read more »
How many times have you started a workout only to realize 10 minutes into it that youre tired and hungry? How many times has your intensity suffered because you didnt eat anything good before lacing up? If workout snacks confuse you, look...Read more »
Peanut butter is a high performance snack that will give you more performance for the same calorie count found in other low-nutritious foods. So if two tablespoons of peanut butter give you about 200 calories, you'll stay full a lot...Read more »
Many years ago, when we didnt bother with calorie counts, ate every thing, and didnt crash diet, we used to play sports for fun. There was no concept of clocking in endless, boring gym hours into a bottomless pit called weight control. We...Read more »
With heavy rains lashing across nearly all parts of India, it's time to indulge in some hot and steaming, stew goodness. A good stew is perhaps one of the healthiest cravings you will experience in good weather. The rich aromas of...Read more »
Clocking endless hours at the gym isnt fun when the very thought of lacing up makes you yawn in despair. Even those dance classes you joined in order to shape up the fun way, seem monotonous now. A few sessions into the next fitness fad...Read more »
When we consider which diets to follow, two things come to mind 1. What is the purpose behind this diet? And 2. Which are the basic dietary rules that everyone, no matter what purpose or source, needs to follow each day? To answer these...Read more »
Cakes and cookies are the first to go when we start eating sensibly. What if we told you that you don't need to give up on cookies during snack time? All you have to do is eat the right cookies. Here's a recipe that blends in...Read more »
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