Yajen Tan

How Alcohol Affects Your Calorie Count
Health & Fitness

How Alcohol Affects Your Calorie Count

Beer, wine, or liquor? Did a response pop into your head instantly when you read that question? It did for me. I, like 70% of the U.S. adult population, enjoy having a cold drink every now and then. But I know, and you should too, that those drinks are not doing your health, or your…

How to Lose Weight Without a Personal Trainer
Health & Fitness

How to Lose Weight Without a Personal Trainer

Weight loss is hard work, and that’s a hard pill to swallow. But it shouldn’t be. Diets, pills, or quick fixes that promise you results in a few weeks-you know exactly what I’m talking about. Those fat-burner pills, crazy master cleanse, or that workout routine that promises you’ll drop 20 pounds in 28 days all…

5 easy fitness and nutrition fixes for beach season
Health & Fitness

5 easy fitness and nutrition fixes for beach season

Now that your fitness and nutrition is completely out the door, you’re probably starting to regret not touching that gym membership since February. But with beach season just around the corner, you’re probably starting to wonder just how much progress you can make with such little time left. Fear not, despite not having months of…

5 Tips To Combat Stress-Related Weight Gain
Health & Fitness

5 Tips To Combat Stress-Related Weight Gain

By Yajen Tan Stress sucks, but you most likely know that from the countless reminders that you get throughout the day. Whether your stress coming from relationships, finances, work-related, or those little rascals that take up all your free time to raise, they all gradually compound on your body until you can’t take it anymore….

Diet challenges can be far from healthy
Health & Fitness

Diet challenges can be far from healthy

By Yajen Tan Shortly after a training session last week, a man came up to me with a diet question. He was two weeks into a weight loss challenge with a friend, and so far he’s dropped 16 pounds of weight already. I was impressed, but also slightly skeptical of how he accomplished that. He…

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