Tips for a Stress Free Life

Tips for a Stress Free Life  Stress is the most commonly heard word in modern times. It is single-handedly the reason for many associated illnesses including hypertension and early aging. With the advent of modern lifestyle with twelve hour job shifts, and long travels to and from the workplace, life has become a continuous affair full of stress. Of late, …

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CRIME SCENE – UNFINISHED BUSINESS PHASE 2

Eyewitness: Name: Jenny Gonzales, 38 Marital Status: Married Children: None Neighbor Occupation: Nurse Jenny: I came by around 10 o’clock last night. No one answered, but lights were on inside…and…(hesitates) You: Why did you come by Mrs.Gonzales? Jenny: To return a dish. I rang the door bell, then tried to call them but couldn’t get a signal. You: Did you …

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Monster CSI

Welcome gumshoe detectives!   It’s an auspicious month here at Monster CSI. Here we are with new recruits just as we have gotten word of a grisly murder.   As new detectives, I’m sure you’re eager to make your name in the investigation department. Are you willing to take the case?   Working in teams, you collect points to uncover …

Monster Meets UAE – 5.8.16

Meet Jose and I this Friday (Aug 5 – oh wait! That’s today!) at 5 pm @ Costa Coffee, Deira City Center. We will be working on Monster Fit Club articles and recipes! We are happy to say Hi and chat 🙂 #monstermeets #Fridayfitness  

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Our Monsters on the News!

It started out as a semi lazy Friday… Jose and I crushed a game of badminton (feels so cool to say that because I don’t know any of the rules muahahahah) and went to our respective gym areas for a quick run. A 30 min easy jog, quick shower and a banana later, I met Jose in the lobby . He …

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On losing weight and finding life (Part 3)

Asthma – lots of people suffer from asthma. There’s something about asthma that’s binding, suppressing and restrictive. I couldn’t walk much. God forbid it were a little windy – out came the mask. I looked like a lady from the containment zone at a Zombie Apocalypse. Couldn’t enjoy sitting on a park bench or walk to the car if it is …

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On losing weight and finding life (Part 2)

How did you start? … is a question we get asked often. Looking back, there are many many times that we ‘started’. The infamous GM diet started and ended pretty quickly. A notorious Cabbage Soup that we made a huge batch of and forgot over the stove, had us wake up to a smoky house in the middle of the …

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April 7th World Health Day – Beat Diabetes

April 7th was World Health Day – and the world is focused on Diabetes this year. Diabetes can best be described as a non-infectious pandemic (forgive the oxymoron) that is slowly eating away the quality of human life. What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a metabolic condition / disease. Our body needs insulin to convert sugar/glucose to energy. When pancreas cannot …

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On losing weight and finding life (Part 1)

Welcome to Monster Fit Club… Jose and I started Monster Fit Club as a forum to build, transition and sustain healthy lifestyle among all members. In 2014, we jointly weighed 227 kg. I contributed 120 and Jose brought in 107 kg. We weighed much more before, but we have no record as I would not even poke the scale with …