Carbticipation is the active or passive phase before the consumption of carbohydrates. (In my case the starchy ones, rice to be precise.) How one handles carbticipation has significant impact on the success or failure of weight management endeavors. Active carbticipation (AC) occurs when you are working out and looking forward to your carb intake. Passive … More CARBticipation and Weight Management
Running is not easy. Oh yes, there are gifted people out there who will just up and go zoom. I, my friend, am not one of them. I struggle with it physically and mentally. This year, I am trying to be a lil healthier and my March went really well. My March report is here. … More 3 running challenges for a newbie runner
The good news, I am regularly running again. By regularly, I mean I’ve logged runs for 2 weekends. Good enough for me, it’s a win I’m celebrating. It’s still too hot to run in the evenings and I don’t have enough time during the weekedays for morning runs, so I’m officially a weekend warrior. … More I’m a big girl and I tape
Living in Makati can be pricey. You are surrounded by malls, restos and cafes. All out there to sell you something. And yes … they often win. This weekend, I managed a fun weekend on the cheapside. 1. Chair Massage (30 pesos for 7mins). While walking through Glorietta, I found this row of massage chairs. For … More weekend on the cheapside
I encountered habit stacking at James Clear’s site. His article discussed how we can build new habits by stacking it to a current habit. Very similar to associating new habit you want to develop by doing it before/after something you normally do. I tried it first with making my bed every day. Current habit … More Have you tried habit stacking?
It’s Thursday and I’ve completed 2 out of 5 workouts planned. For me this is not the time to celebrate. This is the time to be vigilant. Master Yoda would probably say, “Treacherous times this is.” The break is for rest and to allow the body to recover. But during this time my inner slacker … More How to battle with your inner slacker
So I had a plan last week. I had 6 workout days planned. Completed 4 workout days. 4 from zero, makes me a hero. And heck yeah! I am celebrating that 😊Tracked my food intake, too. So why do I love Mondays? Well, it’s the start of another week! How can you not love it? Okay, … More Why I love Mondays