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Judith Akoyi

About Judith Akoyi

Judith Akoyi is a 33 year old mother of two and a health and fitness enthusiast. She started her fitness journey 6 years ago after giving birth to her second baby and realizing the need to get her shape back. Judith participated in the Kenya’s Standard Chartered Marathon in 2015 and regularly participates in Saturday fun runs with people from her community. Judith is now a health/fitness specialist who works to help people get in shape and lead a healthy life. According to her, excellent solid exercise programs as well as healthy eating are key to achieving your fitness goals. Her motto is to always keep it fun, challenging and creative.Judith believes that health is the greatest wealth that we have as human beings and if cultivated and respected, it can last forever.

Top 5 superfoods that will boost your energy and improve your health


Super foods Everyone Needs
Super foods Everyone Needs

“Fatigue breaks us down physically and emotionally and wreaks havoc on the immune system, making us more susceptible to illness, depression, and even chronic conditions like heart disease.” Says Dina Aronson, RD.  Instinctively, when you experience low energy levels you tend to reach for candy or a cup of coffee to get a quick boost. Unfortunately, both have short-lived effects and can be detrimental to your health. The key to energy boosting is to go for super foods that are rich in fiber, protein and complex carbohydrates. These foods will give you lasting energy and protect you from cancer, Alzheimer’s, heart disease and other diseases. Wondering what these super foods are? Keep reading to find out.

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2 Most Effective TRX Exercises that will work and strengthen your muscles


TRX Exercises
TRX Exercises

The TRX Suspension Trainer will ignite your pursuit of power, size and functional strength. As Derrick Rose says, “All physical activity begins with the body’s core. I maintain the strength in my core so that I can jump, run, start, stop, and accelerate at the highest levels.” Yes, you need to train your core so that you can develop real strength to be able to perform well in any activity. Every movement works the core when you work out with the Suspension Trainer.

The good thing is that it can be used together with your existing training program to complement the traditional movements like the push-ups, squat, lunges as well as any other lifting that you may be doing with kettle bells, dumbbells and barbells.

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3 Incredible Effective Ashtanga Yoga Poses


Ashtanga Yoga Poses
Ashtanga Yoga Poses

It is true that yoga doesn’t burn as much calories as an aerobic class or a run, but you are bound to strengthen your muscles, work up a sweat and leave that class feeling invigorated and refreshed. According to Harvard Medical School Health Publication, a hatha yoga class, which is a less vigorous form of yoga than ashtanga, actually burns equal amount of calories as gymnastics, competitive volleyball, water aerobics and horseback riding, about 240 to 356 calories every hour. This however depends on individual body weight.
While ashtanga yoga is not a vigorous cardiovascular workout, it does support weight loss in various other ways. It qualifies as a muscle building and strength-training exercise, while offering a series of mental health benefits.
Here are some of the ashtanga yoga poses that will help you feel positive and energetic on your journey to weight loss.

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