Sugar is certainly one of this millennium’s great villains – I’ve heard so much about it, from the fact that it ages you faster, to the clear link it has to putting on (unhealthy) weight, to rotting your teeth and all that. But I have always been believer in knowing the trade off one would make for something – such as giving up sugar, so I wanted to see how my body would feel without it in my life.
“I wish I could eat whatever I want and not put weight”, is what people often tell me, in a “you should count your blessings and shut up” sort of way. Which is one of the reasons for which I wanted to start writing about fitness and my own journey (besides the fact that I am convinced I write well): I often believe that the fitness conversation is skewed too much towards people trying to lose weight and avoids a considerably large proportion of the population trying to do the opposite thing.
Working out and staying fit is not always easy, and not everyone finds it enjoyable. But what if this is just because most people associate this with the gym? Enough people have told me that the gym is just not for them – they can’t get motivated to sit there for an hour or so, lifting heavy things.
Breakfast food – as Parks & Recreations series knows oh too well – is the best kind of food. Given my obsession with it, it is, I agree, shocking that I haven’t tried all that much to write more about how to make it. As the entire website is going through a revival period, it’s perhaps time to resuscitate the recipes section as well.
You always see ads inspiring you to go to the gym, convincing you to get off the couch you have nested in and to get the body you would like to have. But it’s not all daisies and butterflies once you start on the path of Fitness…