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“Black People Don’t Commit Suicide. That’s’ A White Thing!”

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“Black people don’t commit suicide. That’s a white thing.”

Who said that? That is a false statement. Blacks suffer from mental illness just like their white counterparts. In fact, when you think of everyday stressors, systematic-racism such as police brutality, education and health care gaps, and sexism that impacts black women, blacks are more likely to be at risk for developing a mental condition. Continue reading

What happens if you don’t lose weight?

Overweight people tend to have Gallstone 7 times more than a person who has average weight.  Gallstones are firm particles in the gallbladder that lead to abdominal pain and nausea. 

By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer 

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Recently I’ve had an epiphany regarding weight loss and exercise.  It is that individuals, who are overweight or out of shape know that it is a problem, but have no real idea of the long-term repercussions of what excess weight does to their health.   A study by the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey found that over 65% of Americans are overweight or obese.  As this figures rises, so do the associated health problems and accompanying medical costs, estimated to be at nearly $150 billion annually in the U.S.   With more than 15% of American children currently obese, it’s obvious it’s not going to stop anytime soon.  The problem with these staggering statistics is that the average overweight person is willing to just live with their situation and make no serious changes.  I need to make this clear, being overweight is one of the most dangerous things a person can do to their health.  Here is a list of the 4 conditions an overweight person is almost guaranteed to eventually face if they don’t make some serious changes. Continue reading

Top Story (05.03.18) >>> The painful problem of Black girls and suicide

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Today’s top story comes from Charlene Muhammad of Finalcall.com. She talks about the growing rate of suicides amongst Black girls. Her article talks about the factors that has contributed to the problem and some of the solutions that can be used to prevent it. To read more about this story click here.

Want to be healthy forever do these 4 things….

4 Tips on Being Healthy (Cardi B. Voice) Forever!

By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer 

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I was having a conversation with my client yesterday about health, he was nervous about going to the doctor.  He told me he was going to put a picture of his wife in his wallet to look at if the doctor gave him bad news.  I thought that was so sweet, he said, “I use the picture to remind myself if I can survive 30 years of being married to her, I can survive anything.”  Here are 4 easy practical tips you can incorporate into your everyday routine to increase the likelihood of you being healthy for a long time.  To ensure you don’t have to be too nervous about going to the doctor for your annual check-up.  Continue reading

What Should I Eat For Breakfast?

By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer 

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A piece of toast and a hard boiled egg walked into a bar. The bartender says, “Sorry, we don’t serve breakfast here.”    When you burn more calories than you consume, you lose weight. When you eat breakfast, you activate the thermogenesis process and thus stimulate your metabolism. Plus, studies have shown that eating a meal in the morning boosts your metabolism more than eating the same meal in the evening.  Also in general, kids and teens who eat breakfast have more energy, do better in school, and eat healthier throughout the day. Without breakfast, people can get irritable, restless, and tired.  9 Best Breakfast Options

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So..you just not losing weight huh?

By: Siddiqu The Personal Trainer 

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You were losing weight, you were feeling good, every time you got on the scale there was a celebration, Siddiqu was constantly tagging you on Facebook and Instagram, but now something has happen.  The deadly weight loss plateau has set in and you don’t know what to do.  Well before you even entertain the idea of going back to your old habits, let first address what happen.  Continue reading