Miriam College is an international college so you’d mostly find asian ethnicities from Asia but nope, I am not the only one.
There’s actually a couple of us Fil-Ams coming from the west to the east coast.
Therefore, I am not alone.
To maintain my body, I just eat clean, meaning no processed food. So if it comes in a box, bag, or can, don’t eat it.
I mean some healthy snacks comes in a bag but do read the ingredient labels. If you see anything you can’t find out in the nature, then its processed. Don’t have too much bread, pasta, or white rice because it’s also processed.
If you are Filipino, you can’t really stay away from rice. Whether you live in the states or in the Philippines. Rice is always present in a Filipino household.
Even being part Filipino, like myself, I try to stay away from rice but I can’t because my family always cooks rice so instead I substitute my white rice to brown rice.
Besides eating clean, I also workout at least 3 times a week to stay fit. Either I strengthen, gain, or tone my muscles. Sometimes I’d workout 4, 5, or even 6 times a week, depending on what muscles I really want to work on or if I feel basketball practice wasn’t enough as a workout for me.
One of my good friends from LA was a trainer at LA Fitness and he told me its really what you eat. He told me to remember…70% is what you eat, 30% is your workout.
So before anything, start with your diet. Once you got that down, add in your workouts.
It’s all about disciple, dedication to your body, and being honest to yourself. Work hard with no excuses and the most important thing is being patient with yourself.
"success in life doesn’t happen overnight"
PS: Don’t be jealous of anybody’s body. If anything use it as a motivation or a goal you are reaching for. Love your body and shape it to be a better you.