How fasting helped me lose 20 kilos and get back into shape

Nairobi, Nov. 13 -- Two states of affairs-all in the name of love-had 27-year-old Zaitun Khatasi gain weight unexpectedly and unknowingly. First, it was the good times she enjoyed with 'this guy', an... Read More

Untold risks in youth's new craze for cigars over shisha

Nairobi, Nov. 9 -- A few years ago, cigars were a preserve of old, rich men seated on brown leather sofas, smoking in a room with dim lighting. Then came the younger, impressionable men and women who... Read More

Calisthenics: I help women get strong, flexible and more aware of their bodies

Nairobi, Oct. 30 -- Is calisthenics a good choice for women whose intention is to get strong and perhaps build muscle? I ask Angelina Njuguna. Ms Njuguna is a calisthenics instructor. She says she is... Read More

Pelvic workouts for male sexual health

Nairobi, Oct. 23 -- Sexual health is important for men of all ages. But as more men live a sedentary lifestyle, and get non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and hypertension at an early age, man... Read More

Exercising after thyroid disease

Nairobi, Oct. 16 -- Just below her chin right at the intersection of her neck and chest, Elizabeth Mbaisi spots a deep scar. "Is it that big? I got it in December last year from a minor surgery when ... Read More

Wayua's bag of tricks for youthful looks

Nairobi, Oct. 9 -- Mary Wayua mostly exercises on an empty stomach. For the last few years now, she has not compromised her exercising and eating discipline. "Like today, I have to warm my meal and h... Read More

Haiti's Kompa joins Nairobi dance scene

Nairobi, Oct. 2 -- "I just had a class, and all 25 women asked, 'Where are the guys?' We need more men. My Gs, you need to come through," Michael O'Brian Kibe, a certified Kompa instructor, says in on... Read More

Immaculate Wanjira's journey to 100 marathons

Nairobi, Sept. 25 -- To many a woman, the thought of competing in a marathon during the second pregnancy trimester is laughable. Yet, Immaculate Wanjira has done that, posting an impressive 2 hours an... Read More

Antony Mburu's road to fitness after a health scare

Nairobi, Sept. 18 -- Before we join Antony Mburu at the gym in his home in Nairobi, we are served pineapples and an apple. This is a new norm the 40-year-old businessman and his wife are adjusting to... Read More

Unstoppable hiker who has climbed over 100 mountains

Nairobi, Sept. 11 -- There is a cliche many would be familiar with, "it's about the journey, not the destination". Hikers understand this so well and Rose Kimondo who has climbed over 100 mountains, f... Read More