A journey towards a healthy and happy You

How to Master Early Morning Workouts (When You’re Not A Morning Person)

By: Femi Agbaje-Williams June 30th, 2016

I’m training for a run. Because I’m a realist, my run is only 10K (for someone who isn’t really into running, and hasn’t really practised it up until now, I think this is decent). I’m..

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3 Dont’s That Will Help You Avoid Snaccidents

By: lifesum June 29th, 2016

Ever had a snaccident?Yeah, we’re all guilty as charged. But they can be avoided. All it takes is some good planning and following a few of these no no’s. 1. Don’t regret it to start with It’s..

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Nut Bread – A Low-Carb, Gluten-Free Bread To Love!

By: lifesum June 28th, 2016

The discussion around gluten (a protein found in rye, barley and wheat) never seems to stop. As a nutritionist I could elaborate for hours on this topic but my main point would come down to this: Some food types..

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5:2 – The 2-Day Blaster

By: lifesum June 27th, 2016

You won’t feel like you’re on a diet – you just need to focus on the fasting days Description Fast twice a week. For on-days eat low-calorie foods like greens, fruit, and berries; and for..

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The Idiot’s Guide To Running | The Girl Who Hates Working Out

By: Femi Agbaje-Williams June 25th, 2016

Hi guys, it’s me again! I know it’s been a while…you’ll be pleased to know that I have been working out, about 3-4 times a week (I know right!) and I’m off junk food for..

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15 Workout Songs We Can’t Get Enough Of

By: Femi Agbaje-Williams June 23rd, 2016

When it comes to working out, music is important. So at a place like Lifesum, where we like to workout pretty frequently, we like to think we know what music to listen to so that..

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Here’s Exactly What You Need To Start Running

By: Femi Agbaje-Williams June 21st, 2016

So you want to start running? Running is the perfect form of exercise because 1) You can do it anywhere, and 2) it doesn’t require a monthly gym membership. There are however, a couple of..

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High Protein – Food For Strength

By: lifesum June 20th, 2016

The key is to always keep something protein-rich on-hand. Description Build strength with protein-rich foods. Grow your muscle and fill up on chicken, beans, tofu, and other lean and healthy protein sources. For who? You’re..

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#onefoodtwoways with Blake Robinson – Apples

By: Femi Agbaje-Williams June 20th, 2016

Apple Salad Ingredients: 2 fuji apples, diced juice of 1/2 lime 2 ribs celery, diced (if you don’t like the fibers in celery you can remove them with a vegetable peeler) 1/2 cup coarsely chopped..

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The Calorie Goal, Explained

By: lifesum June 18th, 2016

So, calories… At the very core of your eating habits is your energy requirement. The number of calories you need is highly personal and I figured it’s time we explain how we calculate your daily calorie goals in Lifesum. Hang..

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What The Heck is: Labneh?

By: Femi Agbaje-Williams June 18th, 2016

Labneh, or Lebneh, has its roots in Middle Eastern cuisine. It’s made by draining plain yogurt (preferably full-fat) for an extended period of time (maybe even overnight), so that it becomes thicker and the taste..

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3 Things You Need To Know When You’re Buying Running Shoes

By: Femi Agbaje-Williams June 17th, 2016

It can be intimidating buying running gear. We know. So we put together this straightforward guide to make it a little easier to do. Check out the tips below. Forget Fashion, Fit Is First How..

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#onefoodtwoways with Laurel Gallucci – Macadamia Nuts

By: Femi Agbaje-Williams June 16th, 2016

Paleo Caesar Salad Dressing Ingredients: 1/2 cup macadamia nuts 1/2 cup cashews 3 garlic cloves 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp lemon juice 1/2 tsp Himalayan pink salt Fresh cracked pepper to taste Instructions: Soak..

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I’m Not Lying, It’s a Chocolate Smoothie Bowl!

By: lifesum June 15th, 2016

It’s chocolate! Need I say more? Well, I could mention that this smoothie is also high in fiber, healthy unsaturated fat, contains absolutely NO added sugar and that it works just as good for breakfast, a snack..

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The Idiot’s Guide to Nuts + Seeds

By: Femi Agbaje-Williams June 14th, 2016

What if there was a place where you could find a few quick bits of information about different food groups and trends? You can! Our idiot guides give you a quick insight into what’s happening in..

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#onefoodtwoways with Kara Gambrel – Zucchini

By: Femi Agbaje-Williams June 13th, 2016

Chicken Pad Thai with Zucchini Noodles Ingredients: 2 tbsp tamarind paste 3 tbsp fish sauce 3 tbsp agave syrup 2 tbsp lime juice 2 medium zucchini 1 tbsp + 1 tbsp olive oil 3 large..

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This is What A Healthy Breakfast Looks Like

By: Femi Agbaje-Williams June 10th, 2016

ph: Happy Healthy Life Trying to change the way you eat is intimidating. What do you change and do you change it all at the same time? Is a smoothie bowl a realistic breakfast idea..

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#onefoodtwoways with Joselynne Boschen – Walnuts

By: Femi Agbaje-Williams June 9th, 2016

Beet Salad with Caramelized Walnuts Ingredients: 1 cup walnuts ¼ cup granulated sugar Spinach Pickled beets Buffalo mozzarella Balsamic vinegar Instructions: Heat the walnuts in a skillet over medium heat, add sugar, butter and heat..

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5 Non-Traditional Workouts with Joselynne Boschen

By: Femi Agbaje-Williams June 7th, 2016

Alpha Sports founder Joselynne Boschen is Lifesum ambassador and a Nike Master Trainer. Check out her non-traditional workout ideas below! Hit Up the Jungle Gym Run, hide, swing, jump and climb. 15 minutes of that..

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4 Great Sources of Healthy Fat

By: Femi Agbaje-Williams June 6th, 2016

Savannah Fisher is a Nike Master Trainer based out of Texas. Here she recommends the best sources of healthy fats: Avocado The “good” fat known to lower bad cholesterol. I could eat avocados with anything,..

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