Category Archives: Health & Fitness

Be My Guide to Your East African City #6: What’s the Best Local Place to Work Out?

Hi again! I hope your weekend is off to a good start. Ready to tell me one more thing about your East African city? Or are you getting a little tired of my questions? I promise I’ll give you a little break after this post and tell you about a cozy new cafe that I recently discovered in Masaki. For now though, one more question: Question #6: In your East African town/city, what’s the best local place to work out? Those of you who read me regularly might already know that I swim every day for exercise (sorry but all … Continue reading Be My Guide to Your East African City #6: What’s the Best Local Place to Work Out?

Beach Workout Ideas

Oops! I think it’s time I step up my workout routine a bit—my leisurely daily swim no longer seems to be working for me. Still, in this hot Dar es Salaam weather (which I love), I intend to continue to look to water for exercise. How about I take my workout routine from the swimming pool to the beach? READ ALSO: Steps to Leading a Healthier Lifestyle in 2019 What? You’ve never considered that before? Why? With the beautiful blue waters, white sands, and calming horizon of the Indian Ocean nearby, why not exercise in a manner that is not only … Continue reading Beach Workout Ideas

Eat to Live Diet Results

At the age of 24, I weighed a startling 100 kilograms (220 pounds) and had been clinically obese most of my life. I set out to lose 36 kilograms (79 pounds) so that for the first time (when not ill) I could be within the healthy weight range for my height. I achieved and surpassed my goal. None of that would have been possible without The Eat to Live Diet. Here is my story:  I had been clinically obese for the better part of my life. At the age of 24, I decided that lugging around so much weight no longer served … Continue reading Eat to Live Diet Results

Gyms in Kilimani, Nairobi: Body n’ Soul

Are you shopping around for gyms in Nairobi? Well, here is my review of a gym that made me fall in love with going to the gym and helped me to lose 38.5 kilograms in a year and a half. Enjoy! Body N’ Soul Health & Fitness Centre Chaka Road, Kilimani Tel: +254-20-2712017/2712021 Mobile: +254-733-561783 I am thoroughly in love with the gym I go to! I have been a member for over four years and, truly, I can’t imagine what would ever make me go elsewhere! I love Body N’ Soul, that’s its name by the way, because it … Continue reading Gyms in Kilimani, Nairobi: Body n’ Soul