The Project: Kuwait

A Conversation with Project Superfan Eelya on Coaching and A Healthy Lifestyle, The Younger Generation, Aiming for a Certain Body Goal, How to Get Abs and Tracking Food

July 27, 2019 Season 1 Episode 59
The Project: Kuwait
A Conversation with Project Superfan Eelya on Coaching and A Healthy Lifestyle, The Younger Generation, Aiming for a Certain Body Goal, How to Get Abs and Tracking Food
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The Project: Kuwait
A Conversation with Project Superfan Eelya on Coaching and A Healthy Lifestyle, The Younger Generation, Aiming for a Certain Body Goal, How to Get Abs and Tracking Food
Jul 27, 2019 Season 1 Episode 59
The Project Kuwait

Time Stamps:

1:28 – How did Eelay become a Project superfan?

2:41 – She shares her favorite episodes: steroids, eating disorders, and Haya Sharhan.

3:38 – She has lived in Kuwait her whole life and went to ASK.

5:07 – Mahdi talks about his experiences in the Little League World Series.

6:28 – Eelay recently posted about the difference between a trainer and a coach. Mainly, a coach invests in the personalized goals of each person and looks at the long-term.

9:53 – Why she decided to be a coach in Kuwait.

12:20 – Shout out to the previous Project episode about what makes a good coach.

13:12 – The phenomenon of trainers being impatient with newbies in classes and the negative impacts that can have on that person’s workouts.

16:58 – How can trainers make females more comfortable at the gym, now that it is more acceptable for them to work out?

18:07 – Mahdi mentions the “Freakonomics” concept of investing in the weakest of the group to make the whole group more successful.

19:18 – Mahdi, Eelay, and Liam talk about females in Kuwaiti sports and what coaching should look like.

25:48 – Eelay speaks into the social media scene for the “younger generation.”

30:20 – How youth interact with social media and their phones rather than traditional forms of communication.

33:08 – Aiming for a certain body goal rather than to be healthy. Liam’s struggles with meal prep companies.

37:12 – Eelay just started a YouTube channel about food.

40:25 – Many people in Kuwait rely on their cooks, but it might be better to prepare food for yourself.

43:11 – Eelay talks about the area of town where her gym is…and Mahdi shows his age.

47:37 – “Abs are made in the kitchen” and the implications of this statement on the quality of the foods you are consuming.

50:46 – Don’t deprive yourself, but rather focus on balance and moderation.

53:29 – Track your diet to make sure you are getting enough of the right things and try to use discipline, but give yourself the ability to indulge a craving every now and then.

 

Links: 

“Freakonomics” book: https://www.amazon.com/Freakonomics-Economist-Explores-Hidden-Everything/  

Instagram:

YouTube: 

Connect with us:

https://www.instagram.com/theprojectkuwait/

Show Notes

Time Stamps:

1:28 – How did Eelay become a Project superfan?

2:41 – She shares her favorite episodes: steroids, eating disorders, and Haya Sharhan.

3:38 – She has lived in Kuwait her whole life and went to ASK.

5:07 – Mahdi talks about his experiences in the Little League World Series.

6:28 – Eelay recently posted about the difference between a trainer and a coach. Mainly, a coach invests in the personalized goals of each person and looks at the long-term.

9:53 – Why she decided to be a coach in Kuwait.

12:20 – Shout out to the previous Project episode about what makes a good coach.

13:12 – The phenomenon of trainers being impatient with newbies in classes and the negative impacts that can have on that person’s workouts.

16:58 – How can trainers make females more comfortable at the gym, now that it is more acceptable for them to work out?

18:07 – Mahdi mentions the “Freakonomics” concept of investing in the weakest of the group to make the whole group more successful.

19:18 – Mahdi, Eelay, and Liam talk about females in Kuwaiti sports and what coaching should look like.

25:48 – Eelay speaks into the social media scene for the “younger generation.”

30:20 – How youth interact with social media and their phones rather than traditional forms of communication.

33:08 – Aiming for a certain body goal rather than to be healthy. Liam’s struggles with meal prep companies.

37:12 – Eelay just started a YouTube channel about food.

40:25 – Many people in Kuwait rely on their cooks, but it might be better to prepare food for yourself.

43:11 – Eelay talks about the area of town where her gym is…and Mahdi shows his age.

47:37 – “Abs are made in the kitchen” and the implications of this statement on the quality of the foods you are consuming.

50:46 – Don’t deprive yourself, but rather focus on balance and moderation.

53:29 – Track your diet to make sure you are getting enough of the right things and try to use discipline, but give yourself the ability to indulge a craving every now and then.

 

Links: 

“Freakonomics” book: https://www.amazon.com/Freakonomics-Economist-Explores-Hidden-Everything/  

Instagram:

YouTube: 

Connect with us:

https://www.instagram.com/theprojectkuwait/

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