2018 will make it the third year that I will fast during Ramadan and continue with exercise (insha’Allah), the holy month is approaching at full speed so I wanted to take this time to share some tips on how to stay active and have a healthy Ramadan. This is the time of year when my non-Muslim colleagues start asking me how I survive not eating … Continue reading

Intermittent Fasting: 16/8 Long time no blog post! No excuses… I should do better as I enjoy writing but between trying to drink my water, keep my edges, stay on track with my nutrition, stay on track with training, work towards non-fitness goals and all the other adulting stuff…you get it right?  Anyway let’s focus on the present moment, I’m here and ready to share … Continue reading

While searching my overflowing inbox I recently came across an old email from a friend of mine. Attached to the email was one of the many diet plans we exchanged a few years ago with the usual email subject title ‘Get slim or die trying‘. Let’s swing back to Olly circa 2011, after losing some weight with a very restrictive diet (I WAS CLUELESS) my … Continue reading

Fitness Fridays: How Fitness Helped Olly Bey Get In Touch With Her Faith — And Lose More Than 100 Pounds

Originally posted on MadameNoire:
Courtesy of Olly Bey When many think about weight loss, the hope at the beginning of one’s journey is that by the end, they’ll be in better health. Their body will be smaller, they will have more confidence and they will be in a place to not return to their previous way of eating and living. But for Olly Bey, her… Continue reading Fitness Fridays: How Fitness Helped Olly Bey Get In Touch With Her Faith — And Lose More Than 100 Pounds