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Kawaii Fitness going on HIATUS

Yes you heard that right. Kawaii Fitness will be going under a temporary HIATUS. This will probably last for about 3-5 months depending on how things go with life. I know its really sad and disappointing most specially to my new readers and followers here in Kawaii Fitness.

I promise you guys that I will make it up to ya’ll BIG TIME! It’s just that a lot of thing came up most specially with university and I am unable to manage this site as much as I want it to without compromising everything else that is equally important. :(

But with that said, I will be dropping in from time to time to post new recipes and perhaps printables and motivational quotes for ya’ll.

Anyway I hope to see you guys around still.

Thank you so much for being so patient with this.

Lara Novales
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After 2 Months of Being Inactive

I LIVE!!!!!

It has been FOREVER since the last post I made on this blog! And I have to say things have gotten pretty crazy as of late. But not to worry I am back with more Kawaii Fitness stuff. But before that here is a quick recap of what happened while I was away. KHRAFTEESI. As you may or may not know, I opened a shop back in March 2014 called Khrafteesi. It is an accessory shop that is focused on Kawaii (cute) and Otaku/geeky merchandise, and as part of my endeavors, I decided to exhibit them over at a major cosplay event in manila called COSMANIA14. So I was very much preoccupied with that as well as prepping my cosplays.

I don’t want to bore you with those details since this is a “fitness” blog of sorts. So lets tackle fitness. I stopped going to the gym for almost more than 2 months now due to my busy schedule and I have pigged out a lot so i’m sad to say that I have gone back up a few pounds. I’m back to 133-134 lbs so that is a bit of a bummer but it was expected. But since the busy schedules are over and sem break is right around the corner, it is TIME to get back to fitness! I couldn’t be more excited! I miss the gym, I miss the sore. I miss eating healthy. I miss it all. Hopefully I will be able to bring more of the kawaii side of fitness more now. I have been trying to gather up some personal materials for you to make working out and staying healthy fun, easy, and cute. Anyway so expect new posts from me soon. If you do have some comments or suggestions please do leave them in the comment box below. I’d love to hear from you.

8 Weeks Out Till CosMania

Hello everyone! I have been somewhat inspired by my progress the last 68 days and since that is over it is time to proceed to new waters and continue improving some more. (read about it here

So in addition to my training at the gym, I am going to revisit one of my old challenges I made (last year) It is the SQUAT TILL YOU DROP CHALLENGE . Why? Continue reading

Day 88 | Just dropping by

Hello everyone. I know I know it has been forever (yet again). I have been very busy as of late. Prelim exams just ended and now is the start of the midterm season (not the exam though).

I just wanted to drop by yet again to let you guys know how things have been going with my 68-day challege with Jade. 

Though I havent been updating much, I have been trying to get this challenge done (even during my busy schedules) I had to give up blogging for a while in order to accomodate everything else I had to do which includes going to the gym. 

Right now am finally below the 60kg mark and it wasn’t easy getting there. I felt like I have been on this yo-yo plateau for the longest time. But finally after stopping gym and starting back to gym I got my weight to nudge a bit. 

I cant wait to start making video blogs again with Kawaii Fitness. I need to focus more on this blog and getting more content up again. 

Do you have any suggestions and ideas or request? Do you have a post to share with us? Please do email us at mykawaiifitness(at)gmail(dot)com

Until later!! See ya all!!

Day 68 | A Short Update

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Well hello there Kawaii Fitsters! its been 18 days since I last updated its been such a roller coaster ride with me and juggling my schedules. School, work, gym. I cant even blog anymore because i am so filled with too many things. Lesson learned, I will only take up a few subjects next semester so that I have time to do what I want and have to do that is aside from school.

Im sorry this is a very lame and short update. I just stole some time to let you know Im still alive and kicking.  on my next post will be some progress photos. 


Lara Novales
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Day 50 | Joining A Competition

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Fit is not a destination


Well hello there Kawaii Fitsters! it is day 50 for me and this is the half way mark of my 100 days. it usually this last half that is always the hardest. So I’m kicking it off by joining this event at our gym. 

So it is a 6 week challenge. roughly about 42-ish days perfect for the remaining time I have on my hands. if i win this I get cash prize which is a big deal for me because that prize money will go to my cosplay this October!!  I NEED MONEY FOR MY COSPLAY! hahahah! So there. I’ll be talking with my trainer about this and I hope he whips my butt some more. I am half way there but I need that extra little push because it seems I have hit yet another plateau. So wish me luck you guys!

Here was my food intake for Day 50:

Breakfast:    2  sunny side ups and red rice, 
Snack:       ramyun (Korean noodles) and a mango smoothie
Lunch:      red rice and creamy chicken with broccoli 
Dinner:     chicken burrito and a surfer’s green smoothie

Do you think I can win that challenge? 

Lara Novales
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Day 49 |Muscle Weighs More Than Fat

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Well hello there Kawaii Fitsters! Lara here again with another blog post. So I bought a weighing scale for my birthday… and ever since I have been obsessed with it (sad to say). I have had a very bad relationship with it in the past. It was a great factor in my previous disordered eating a few years ago (which I have gotten over), now it is there to test me and my strength. 

I know a lot of you out there are being controlled by what is written on that scale, but remember IT IS JUST A NUMBER.  I have to keep reminding myself that as well. Since I weight lift, I am much heavier but  my dress size shrinks. Sometimes I still freak out at the higher number on it but I have to remind myself that muscles weigh more than fat. 

Check out these photos for reference. 

As you can see, though their after photos says bigger on the scale, but their bodies are much more lean and toned. HOORAH for muscles. So this serves as a reminder for me and for everyone else, that numbers on the scale aren’t everything. You’ll be surprised to see that though you are “heavier” (says scale-sama) you look better because of muscle growth and tone. :) 

Before I end this post. here is a photo of my lunch in university (yes I have packed lunch just so that I have some semblance of control over my food. And then here is a horrid photo (selfie) of me being all “STAY AWAY FROM ME BECAUSE I AM EATING LUNCH WHILE DOING MY ECON HOMEWORK” heeheehee. 

There you have it. how about you? Are you going to let the scale control your life? 

Lara Novales
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