At VICTORIOUS ACADEMY, we believe all training is important, including that of mind. When we are not building strength, speed, and stamina of body through physical regiments, we employ habits to sharpen brain and polish soul. One of our favourite mental exercises is reading and reflecting on good literature. Our new Victory Book Club Series, … Continue reading VICTORY BOOK CLUB, Vol. I: Conquering the Self
When it comes to basic nutrition, it is worth being aware of three key macronutrients—protein, carbohydrates, and fat—and the roles they play in our system. In this article we will focus on protein, which are … Continue reading In Praise of Protein
We know that sitting for extended periods of time yields negative outcomes. You know that, right? A sedentary lifestyle, whether led by 9-to-5 desk jobs or laziness, can have major implications on weight management, cardiovascular … Continue reading The Victorious Guide to Standing at Work for Health and Happiness
Walking, especially outside and particularly amongst nature, seldom feels like exercise. The restorative effects seem to more than negate the actual effort of moving forward. That is in part because … Continue reading How Walking Benefits Both Body and Brain
We have all experienced a great deal of change over the past year. And as a result, many of us look, feel, and perhaps even act different than before. While … Continue reading Is Your Tech in Control? How to Break Free for the Better
"Starting is the hardest part." We've all heard this idiom, right? However, for many of us, this does not apply—especially in the category of fitness. Nearly everyone I've known in … Continue reading Ditch Goals to Create a System of Sustainable Motivation
Losing weight—fat, specifically—is a common goal for many, especially as summer approaches. Being within a normal weight range not only allows you to look good, boosting confidence, but also staves … Continue reading What’s More Important When Losing Weight: Diet or Exercise?