Archive for the WELLNESS/HEALTH Category

Health is a lifestyle!

Fitness and nutrition are not just about looking good and boosting your confidence level. They’re most importantly about being healthy. Every choice you make affect your health one way or another, whether positive or negative. It’s crucial when achieving your fitness goals, to focus on your overall health, especially for Trans guys. I’ve heard of guys who can’t go on […]

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The proper care for your muscle

Many times we don’t think about caring for our muscles in other ways than just “pumping” them with new or perfected workout routines; but the advantages of knowing how to properly take care of your muscles include avoiding injuries and avoiding your progress to come to a halt. It’s definitely easy (and common) to hit a plateau in weight loss […]

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Post-Op Chest Surgery

This is my experience post-operatively after having my chest surgery. The surgery went well.  I got to have a good chat with the anaesthetist before surgery began, and he had mentioned that if I were to come round feeling nauseous, then I was to say and he would give me something to make me feel better quickly.  As it happened, […]

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Preparing for Chest Surgery

This is my story about my Chest Surgery.  I appreciate that everyone’s story is different, but I am telling my story to give you an idea of what to expect if you are pre-op and waiting for your surgery. My pre-surgical preparation started approximately 1 year before the date itself.  The hormones that I had started on had caused weight […]

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Preparing for Chest Surgery – Introduction.

Hello, My name is Vixx.  I started transitioning just over 3 years ago. This is an introduction to a longer article that I have written about preparing for Chest Surgery.  There will be this introduction, the main article, and a post-op piece, and a separate article about the exercises I did to prepare my chest for the surgery. I am […]

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FitBit Force Fitness Smart Watch

      It was my birthday recently and I unexpectedly received a gift that I am totally and utterly obsessed with. The FitBit Force. This is the newest watch in a line of fitness recording devices from the FitBit company. The watch automatically syncs to your smartphone and/or your laptop and projects your stats to a dashboard. The FitBit […]

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Why Mindset is a Major Component To A Healthy Body

I’m often asked how I use mindset in relation to living a healthy lifestyle. Here are 7 ways I keep my mind in shape, too! 1. If a negative thought comes into my mind, I replace it with this phrase: Right now, I’m grateful for ___________, and I list everything that I’m grateful for at that time. This changes the […]

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