I was scrolling through my Instagram feed some weeks ago and came across a yummy looking drink, I read the caption and was intrigued to discover that it was turmeric tea! "Turmeric Tea", I thought, "who drinks that!", my thoughts lingered on. I did know however that turmeric has loads of health benefits, and its benefits spurred me on to try out this new discovery. The end result, it was delicious and I have had a glass of turmeric tea every other day since then and I totally recommend it. Before I give you the recipe, let me state this:
I recently had a trial class at a new gym in the Lekki-Ikate axis. It was great fun and I am slowly getting back my groove. Here are some pictures from the class. To keep up to date with my classes, services and events, follow me on Instagram @fabilasfitness I tend to be most active on it.
Happy New Year 2017 and welcome to my first post of the year! I do hope you had a restful holidays and are positive about the rest of the year! If you are reading this and wondering what harmattan is, then I take it that you are not familiar with the Nigerian/West Africa weather conditions. Harmattan season usually occurs from early December to Late February. It is characterized by dry and dusty wind blown from the Sahara desert over West Africa. Depending on its severity breathing can be quite difficult during this season, sometimes causing blisters in the nostrils. Since the start of this years harmattan, I have been down with a cough and common cold, both conditions are viral during this season. When I developed a cough I had immediately walked in to a pharmacy to pick up some cough syrup (which I ended up using once) as I did not want my baby to contract it. The pharmacist had recommended that I buy some antibiotics (Antibiotics are given liberally in Nigeria) and I probably would have bought it if not for its high price tag. I thought to myself "No thank you, I'll go look for some home remedies to make me well!" I did just that and after doing some research and seeking advice from my dad, I found the following five ingredients life saving:
If you are in Lagos, Nigeria this Saturday, December 17, 2016, then Join me for this exciting zumba fitness session. There would be breakfast, games, competitions plus everyone leaves with a gift. Limited spaces so don't be late!
Venue: Green Grill House Complex, 15 Wole Ariyo Street, off Admiralty Way, lekki Phase 1
Sponsored by: Shape Up Naija and Green Grill House
Hello Fitfam, a New Year is fast approaching and many of us would be rewriting our fitness goals for the year 2017. One question many of my clients ask is where to buy fitness equipment/accessories in Nigeria. I, like some of my clients, stock up on fitness gear when I travel overseas. Even when I do not travel, I would order from US or UK stores and have them shipped to me. It was not until when I was organizing my last years end of year fitness party and needed to urgently get some fitness items that I realized that I could buy quite a number of them in the comfort of my home using Konga. I was aware of a few stores in Surulere and Victoria Island but getting there was a hassle for me and sometimes I get there and do not even find what I need (wasted time and fuel!).
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